Registered Nurse - ITU/Critical Care

spire healthcare
27 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Careers focused on people

Spire Southampton are recruiting for nurses to join their small and friendly Critical Care Team.

The Level 2/3 combined HDU and ITU unit comprises of 7 beds and covers a wide variety of clinical specialities: Cardiac, Thoracic, Hepatobiliary, Neuro, Spinal and complex GI and Urology. The majority of cases are Cardiac so experience of working on a Cardiac ITU is desirable, however not essential.

Due to the multi specialty nature of the role this is a perfect opportunity for a nurse who wants to develop their skills, and also HDU and ITU specific courses are available to participate in.

This is a full time vacancy (37.5 hours) covering the rota, however part time hours would be considered for the right candidate.

Spire Southampton provides a wide range of services including day care and inpatient and outpatient services. The main activity is elective (planned) surgery, and more complex procedures such as cardiac and spinal surgery are supported by the onsite critical care facilities.

The hospital works in partnership with local NHS acute hospital trusts, for example in recent provision of robotic surgery, and there is a large refurbished outpatient department along with extensive diagnostic imaging services


We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
Excellent work life balance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Life assurance, Private medical insurance, Wellness screening, Eyesight tests, Childcare vouchers, Cycle to work, Discount portal (including cash back and reloadable cards). All Spire Hospitals also offer free parking and a subsidised staff canteen.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Caring for Level 2/3 patients in ITU
  • 1 to 1 nursing
  • Assisting the Multi Disciplinary Team in planning care

Who we are looking for

  • NMC registered
  • General or Cardiac Intensive Care experience
  • Mentorship (desirable)

Who are we

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group with 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and two Specialist Cancer Care Centres across England, Wales and Scotland. We deliver to the highest standard of care, and we've been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for nearly 40 years. A career at Spire Healthcare offers variety, development and outstanding teamwork

Join us, share our values and invest in your future. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation for excellent service.

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