Staff Nurse

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, caring, and motivated Registered Nurse to join our award winning 18 bed Intensive Care Team. Every day we strive to deliver excellent and compassionate care to our patients. We have just been voted ICU Trust Of The Year by the Intensive Care Society

We are looking for Registered Nurses who have acute nursing experience. No previous ICU experience is necessary.

You will be warmly welcomed into a vibrant friendly and inclusive team, and have many opportunities to develop your skills. We have a strong commitment to staff development and service improvement, and offer many development opportunities. You will have an excellent induction and orientation programme.

Nurses new to ICU are supported by our dedicated practice education team and follow the National Competency Framework for Registered Nurses in Adult Critical Care.

Main duties of the job

You will be expected to work as an effective team member, assisting in the management and the organisation of work as required. The post holder is responsible for developing, implementing and reviewing planned nursing care, and for the maintenance of associated records for patients in the given clinical area. They will display effective communication skills and work as a role model for good practice, supporting and developing students and more junior colleagues as required.

About us

At the Royal Berkshire Hospital (RBH) we have a rich history for providing healthcare to the people of Reading, West Berkshire and South Oxfordshire stretching back over 180 years. We are always looking ahead to the challenges of the future and the health and well-being of the people we serve. As an Intensive Care Unit we are proud to have been successful in achieving university accreditation with the University of Reading.

Critical Care services at the RBH have been rated as Good by the CQC. We are driven by our CARE values and our strong learning culture, and we work hard to listen and engage all staff working at the trust.

Located just forty miles west of London those living in Reading enjoy great transport links, with a frequent train service and just a 25 minute journey to the heart of the capital London.

Our values: Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Our staff practice in accordance with the professional, ethical and legal codes of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and Trusts protocols and guidelines. You will demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the needs of patients/families and carers alongside concise, accurate, timely record keeping. You will display good analytical ability and sound decision making in changing clinical situations.

Please refer to the attached Job Description & Person Specification for further details.

Person Specification



  • NMC registered



  • Recent post qualification experience
  • Nursing experience in an acute area


  • Evidence of critical thinking ability

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