Critical Care Registered Nurse - Band 5

Barts Health NHS Trust

The closing date is 28 February 2022

Job summary

We are recruiting for experienced band 5 nurses with at least 6 months acute experience and IV accreditation to join our world class Adult Critical Care Unit at the Royal London Hospital.

We are extremely proud to have been rated as 'outstanding' for caring by the Care Quality Commission in 2016 and this year Barts Hero Award Winners.

As the UK's largest trauma centre our ACCU unit leads the trauma network for North East London and Essex. It is a leading specialist centre with an international reputation for caring for some of the most seriously injured patients in London and beyond. In addition to trauma the Royal London Hospital also provides specialist care in neurosciences, a hyper-acute stroke centre, and acute general medical, along with surgical and obstetric services.

Barts Health has a multi-cultural and ethnically diverse population. This offers a wide spectrum of healthcare challenges which can be both complex and rewarding.

Main duties of the job

Working within a highly skilled, dynamic multi-disciplinary team, in our busy and energetic 44 bedded Adult Critical Care Unit (ACCU), which accommodates both level 3 and level 2 patients. This is an excellent opportunity for, energetic, enthusiastic staff nurses with at least 6 months acute experience, to provide a high standard of care to patients within a challenging, yet supportive acute hospital setting.

In return we will provide exciting learning opportunities within both the clinical and educational setting to enable you to continue to develop and grow.

As part of our Adult Critical Care commitment to enhance the working lives of our staff, we offer flexible working arrangements, childcare vouchers, family-friendly policies and staff benefits including an excellent pension scheme. We are committed to providing a culture of continuous learning, which actively supports the professional and personal development of our staff.

Would you like to join this dynamic Award Winning Team?

Follow us on Twitter @teammaccu to find out more about us.

Shortlisted applicants will be offered interview arrangements shortly after applying within a time frame that works for you!

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementationand evaluation of individualised, holistic patient care in conjunction with themulti-disciplinary team. The post holder provides care to critically ill patients with supervision and support of senior staff in this area of specialist practice.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC registration
  • Completion of Adaptation course
  • Intravenous Accreditation

Desirable

  • Mentorship Course

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowlegde of Acute care

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust

Address

The Royal London Hospital

London

E1 1FR


Employer's website

https://www.bartshealth.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)


For help with your application, contact:

Helen Hewitt

helen.hewitt7@nhs.net

Date posted

04 January 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£30,786 to £37,841 a year per annum inc.

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

259-163005RLH-14SM

Job locations

The Royal London Hospital

London

E1 1FR


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