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Staff Nurse (Critical Care)

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Various hours

Due to expanding services Critical Care have full and part-time opportunities for registered nurses interested in a career in caring for the critically ill patient.

The successful candidates will work in the Critical Care Directorate which encompasses 33 critical care beds for level 2 and 3 patients.

James Cook Hospital is a tertiary centre and the critical care units admit patients from many areas requiring input from multiple specialist teams.

Main duties of the job

We welcome applicants with post registration experience. Critical care experience is not essential as full training is provided. You will be supported by a well-developed preceptorship package with a structured induction to the Directorate.

Personal and professional development is encouraged and the environment is conducive to learning, with an established Clinical Education team based on the units. Staff nurses are expected to undertake a national Critical Care Competency package to support individual and team development.

There are many nurse led and team initiatives all sharing a common goal of commitment to improving patient care delivery for the critically ill patient.

If you are interested and would like further information or a visit to the department please contact:

Elaine Cater, Ward Manager GHDU on (01642) 850850 Ext. 55962.

Sue Mortimer, Ward Manager ICU2 on Ext 52680

Karen Banks, Ward Manager ICU3 on Ext 54539

Please note this post will close at sufficient applicants

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse
  • Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Current NMC Registration



  • Experience working within and acute or community setting
  • Experience of Multi-disciplinary working



  • Effective communication skills
  • Effectively prioritises and co-ordinates own work
  • A team player able to work well with others and demonstrate commitment to team objectives

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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