Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community. This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.
Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.
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The Royal Free Intensive Care Unit is looking for Band 6 Staff Nurses to join our team.
Our brand new 34 bedded unit admits in excess of 1500 patients per year. Specialities include hepato-biliary services with an established liver transplantation programme, haematology, complex vascular surgery, plastic surgery and renal services. You may have the opportunity to work in the UK high security infectious diseases unit. We also have an expanding research program.
We provide a structured supernumerary orientation programme to meet your individual needs. We run an in-house band 6 development course and offer opportunities to advance your interest in specialist areas. Staff development and education is facilitated and supported by our Clinical Practice Education Team.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and are keen to support flexible working by welcoming applicants who would like to work part-time hours. Benefits include a staff day nursery, staff recreation centre, season ticket loans and accommodation.
We will offer you an enhanced rate for your services in line with the Agenda for Change framework. Our hourly rates of pay are Inner London - £27.18 weekdays, £33.97 nights & Saturdays and Sunday & B/H £40.77 (rates include HCA &WTD and are subject to change) and Outer London - £24.46 weekdays, £31.25 nights & Saturdays and Sunday & B/H £38.05 (rates include HCA &WTD and are subject to change).
We are very easy to reach being situated within walking distance of both Belsize Park and Hampstead underground, and supported by both local rail and bus networks. Hampstead is a lively part of London with fantastic recreational facilities, Hampstead Heath and easy access to central London.
Please note: In order to be hired as an ITU nurse, you must provide the relevant critical care certificates.
Please note that these vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date, subject to the number of applications received, so we would advocate early application if interested in these posts.
Criteria required for posts:
* NMC Registered RGN with.
* Critical Care course
* Relevant ICU experience
* Experience in teaching and mentoring
* Good communication skills.
* Manage total patient care and be able to work independently
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.
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Bleep 2400 Senior Sr for ICU or The Clinical Education Team on 0207794 0500 ext 24535
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