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Clinical Nurse for Critical Care

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Shrewsbury and Telford
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum/ pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Clinical band 7 in the Critical Care at The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS trust, based on at the Shrewsbury site, but the ability to work cross site is essential.

The post holder will function as an expert clinical practitioner within their designated clinical area. To deliver direct patient care whilst managing, leading, co ordinating and overseeing nursing practice. The Clinical band 7 Nurse in Charge has responsibility for the management of Critical Care during their rostered shift.

This includes assessment of care needs, the development, implementation, and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards. To ensure that there is efficient and effective utilisation of all resources required to deliver optimum quality care to their client group.

The post holder will act as a professional role model being responsible for ensuring the high standards of nursing care / activities during their span of duty through directly supporting and leading on clinical practice

This role requires the post holder will work flexibly to meet the needs of the service covering 365 days and nights per year and the ability to work cross site is essential.

The post holder will liaise with all members of the multidisciplinary team and facilitate a collaborative approach to patient care.

You will support the Matron, Centre and division in ensuring the unit is compliant with National Intensive Care standards to provide safe and effective care.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for their ward/ department, effectively leading, motivating, supervising, and directing staff to ensure that time and resources are managed through effective teamwork.

They will ensure that staff have a clear understanding of their duties and responsibilities and of the standards of performance and conduct expected of them throughout the 24hour period.

To deputise for the Ward Manager and the Band 7 team as necessary.

Tohe post holder will work with the Ward Manager and the Band 7 team to ensure that an appropriate managerial and professional infrastructure is in place to support the delivery of services and functional requirements within their ward/ department which are in line with corporate objectives.

They will be responsible for agreed aspects of clinical management. providing the Ward Manager and Matron with assurances

Development of others is a fundamental role of a clinical band 7 nurse in charge

Lead and participate on educational programmes within the critical care and the wider trust

About us

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can offer you great career prospects. Situated in one of the most attractive parts of the country with dramatic countryside and bustling towns we have state of the art facilities, supportive friendly teams and excellent professional development opportunities

You will be at the forefront of developing the service for the future needs of the trust.

The critical care units are across both Shrewsbury and Telford sites, which is a short 20-minute journey between both. Where you will experience a wide range of specialities. At Shrewsbury there is predominately surgical and medical patients and at Telford you will experience medical, head and neck and maternity.

Both teams work closely with the critical care doctors, nurses and MDT

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Candidate Job Pack.

Person Specification



  • RGN
  • Relevant experience at Band 6 on Critical Care
  • Critical Care course
  • Mentorship course


  • Management course or equivalent experience
  • Leadership qualification



  • Able to use Sema, PSAG



  • Experience of leading a team


  • Evidence of participating in a change process

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust

Mytton Oak Road

Shrewsbury and Telford


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