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Main area
Critical Care
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-NATMB64051-YV-RA-CL
Employer
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£37,638 - £44,780 per annum inclusive
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
21/04/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Senior Staff Nurse - Critical Care

Band 6

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.

 

UCLH – Band 6 Critical Care Senior Staff Nurse

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 atmosphere, with quick and easy 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 clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment to staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Who are we?

We are 4 critical care units spread over 3 sites: University College Hospital (UCH) London has 35 beds and is a general unit taking patients from our busy emergency department, after major surgery, from the wards as well as tertiary referrals from across the UK and abroad. We will be opening our new state-of-the-art cancer facility which has 10 beds and will take primarily haematology patients. Westmoreland Street PACU has 9 beds and takes mostly high risk and complex surgical patients and our new PACU will be located on the 6th Floor at UCH site.

Why work with us?

National audits show that we have some of the best outcomes in the country, and, within the Trust, the Unit gained Exemplar Ward status more quickly than any other department. Several of our nurses have been finalists or have won awards at the UCLH Trust Excellence Awards.

You will be part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team, including the country’s leading critical care research and development team, the unit psychologist, the authors of Europe’s best selling critical care nursing textbook, experts in quality improvement and human factors; led by our matron and supported by a dedicated education team.

Our Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse pathway:

• Nationally recognised competency & learning framework using “STEP”.

• Rotations across all 4 sites (CCU and PACU)

• In house leadership development course

• Access to Quality Improvement training and project work

• Access to completing your MSc/Bsc

Your future career

Critical Care/PACU nursing opens many doors for you and we will invest in your future development which could lead you into exciting roles within critical care such as Senior Nurse, Matron, Education Team Sister or Advanced Critical Care Practitioner. We work very closely with the Patient Emergency Response & Resuscitation Team where our nurses have also rotated in to.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

  • For further details about the post please contact DOROTHY ILANO (dorothy.ilano@nhs.net)