Staff Nurse - Critical Care
Main area Critical CareGrade Band 5Contract PermanentHours VariousJob ref 309-NATMB54052-RA-U Site University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town LondonSalary £27,628 - £35,530 per annum inclusiveClosing 14/11/2018 23:59
At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.
Are you looking to commence a career in Critical Care in a supportive and well led department? Do you have significant acute ward experience? Then we could be the unit for you.
We are looking to recruit Band 5 Nurses to join our 35 bedded Critical Care Unit (CCU). This busy dynamic unit admits emergency and elective admissions from a variety of specialities. The unit also has a 9 bedded PACU which takes high risk surgical patients through an enhanced recovery program. If you are up for the challenge of working at a busy London CCU then this is the place for you. We want our team to come to work knowing that they can make a difference for the patients and the team.
Your professional development is important to us and all new Band 5 nurses undertake our Introduction to Critical Care pathway, which includes training in the Trusts Simulation facility. Band 5 nurses with more than 6 months Critical Care experience will have the opportunity to apply for the BSc (Hons) Professional Nursing Practice in Critical Care.
We also have regular team days to ensure the teams have time together and to support your learning.
The CCU is dedicated to excellence for patients. We can demonstrate some of the best critical care outcomes for patients in the country and we take pride in all that we do for our patients. This is a real opportunity to develop your skills in critical care and be part of a proactive Multi-Disciplinary Team. We have a great team who believe in the Trust Values of Kindness, Respect, Teamwork and to keep Improving.
Applicants are required to demonstrate a commitment to learning and developing, work as part of a team and strive for excellent patient care.
The UCLH is a world-class NHS trust made up of the University College Hospital and six specialist hospitals – and we’ve got exciting expansion plans. Offering cutting-edge healthcare, our exceptional team of clinical professionals have educated and stimulated their colleagues to go even further in their careers. That’s why we’re so inspiring to work for – because every day offers the chance to become the very best you can be.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, easy and quick transport links to all of our sites. We are able to offer a range of attractive benefits and unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of courses and programmes ranging from personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills.
Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance;
- 9th November 2018
Please ensure you are available all day.
We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.
We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.
We are also members of www.mytrustbenefits.co.uk/ which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.
This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via TRAC.jobs and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.
Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.
You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.
Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.