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Wye Valley NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse - ICU We can offer you a competitive salary, staff benefits package and excellent career development and training that comes from working for Wye Valley NHS Trust . In hard to recruit areas there is an additional payment of �1,000* as a Golden Hello for joining our Trust. T& C's apply* (External candidates only)

Main duties of the job

Are you ready for an exciting challenge?

We are actively looking for Staff Nurses at band 5 to come and work within Wye Valley NHS Trust in Herefordshire. This is an exciting time to be working here.

Wye Valley NHS Trust is the first of its kind in England as an Integrated Care Organisation that combines acute and community care. The key principles of the organisation are to improve the health and well being of the people we serve in Herefordshire and the surrounding areas. As the first integrated provider of acute, community and social care in England, we aim to build new relationships between our staff, patients, service users and their carers, and with the wider community. We are a clinical and practitioner-led organisation owned by our local community and staff. There are plenty of opportunities to work in a variety of settings and opportunities to rotate through community and an acute hospital environment.

We currently have vacancies in: ICU - permanent and fixed term contracts available

Proven acute ward experience is required.

We offer a critical care induction and critical care competency framework linked to the critical care networks.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view role requirements and role responsibilities in full, please view supporting documents linked to this vacancy.

Person Specification



  • Proven skills within relevant clinical area(s)
  • Extensive proven acute ward experience

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Leadership
  • Time Management of self & others
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to influence at management & team level
  • Good knowledge of Government initiatives or equivalent
  • Evidence of NMC pin and revalidation


  • Experience of Change Management

Education & Qualifications


  • First / Second Level Registration or equivalent
  • Evidence of having undertaken a period of Preceptorship

Personal Attributes


  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Effective and sensitive handling of difficult information and situations.

Other Factors


  • Able to meet Moving & Handling requirements of job with any aids or adaptions that may be required
  • Able to meet travel requirements of job

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust





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