Senior Staff Nurse CCU With �1500 New Starter Premium

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
East Grinstead
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum Plus £1500 New Starter Premium
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
* Previous applicants need not apply*

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 nurse who is interested in joining our Critical Care Team as a Senior Staff Nurse.

We are a 5 bedded Critical Care Unit. We care for a variety of different specialities - reconstructive plastic surgery, reconstructive head & neck cancer surgery and maxillofacial trauma and major burn patients requiring HDU / ITU level of care.

We can offer full or part time hours. Rotation on to night duties is a requirement of the role.

If you are successfully appointed to this role and complete a 6 month probation period you will be eligible for a two stage New Starter Premium of �1500 in total. You will receive �500 on receipt of your probation paperwork from your line manager and another �1000 on the one year anniversary of your start date.

Help with relocation will be considered.

Main duties of the job

You must have significant experience in Critical Care and have the ITU Course. In return for you intensive care expertise we will support you in learning the specialities within our unit through education and experience.

As a unit we are a well-resourced speciality and offer excellent career development opportunities to develop both professionally and personally we encourage and support our nurses to actively contribute to our continuing development. We encourage participation in Simulation training.

About us

Rated GOOD overall with outstanding care by the CQC. A specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services across the South of England and beyond.

A centre of excellence, with an international reputation for pioneering advanced techniques and treatments. Everything we do is informed by our passion for providing the highest quality care and the best clinical outcomes.

At QVH we are proud of our achievements and our specialist services continue to record excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We regularly receive excellent results from patient satisfaction surveys and on average 98% of inpatients say they would recommend the hospital to their family or friends.

Our success is underpinned by the skills and enthusiasm of our staff and a strong culture of partnership. We are fully committed to training and development of the workforce with support for continuing education and learning.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Senior Staff Nurse Skills (alongside usual ITU bedside care):
  • Supporting junior staff
  • Leading the team on a shift by shift basis
  • Reviewing staffing
  • Taking referrals
  • Bed management within unit
  • Attending hospital bed meetings
  • Attending MDT meetings and meetings with family members

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse



  • Significant ITU Experience



  • Mentorship Course
  • ITU Course


  • Management & Leadership Training

Employer details

Employer name

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Victoria Hospital

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ

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