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Adult Critical Care Sister/Charge Nurse - Band 6

Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£38,768 to £46,124 per annum inc.
Closing date
1 Jun 2024
Are you a skilled and compassionate critical care nurse seeking a rewarding opportunity? We are currently seeking talented individuals to join our dedicated team of healthcare professionals as Band 6 nurses on our Adult Critical Care Unit (ACCU) at The Royal London Hospital.

We are extremely proud of our amazing team, whose exceptional efforts have been recognised both by the Care Quality Commission who rated us 'outstanding' for caring in 2016, and by the Royal College of Nursing who honoured us with the Team of the Year Award in 2021.

As the UK's largest trauma centre The Royal London Hospital is a leading specialist centre with an international reputation for caring for some of the most seriously injured patients in London and beyond. In addition to trauma ACCU also provides specialist care in neurosciences, acute general medical, surgical, and obstetric services.

You will be working within a highly skilled, dynamic multi-disciplinary team, in our busy and energetic 44 bedded ACCU and our 12 bedded complex elective Surgical HDU. This is an excellent opportunity for enthusiastic nurses with previous critical care experience to play a pivotal role in providing high-quality care to critically ill patients. As a key member of our highly skilled team, you'll have the opportunity to lead and drive excellence.

Main duties of the job

In return we will provide exciting learning opportunities within both the clinical and educational setting to help you maximise your experience and learning and you'll be rewarded with a deeply fulfilling career that constantly challenges and inspires you.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

This is your chance to be part of a remarkable team that saves lives, delivers outstanding patient-centred care, makes a lasting impact and where your expertise will be valued.

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About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualized, holistic patient care in conjunction withthe inter-professional team.

As a proficient practitioner in critical care, the post holder acts as a professional role model and clinical teacher.

He / she also provides effective mentorship and preceptorship, participating in the education and trainingof nursing and non-nursing staff.

He / she also takes charge of the Intensive Care Unit as required, liaising closely with the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse with continuing responsibility

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registrant or Completion of Adaptation Course
  • Adult Critical Care Course Certificate
  • Preparation for Mentorship Course
  • Intravenous accreditation


Desirable

  • ALS Certification / LEO / RCN Leadership Programme or equivalent
  • Degree or working towards first degree


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive critical care nursing experience or experience in a specialised unit
  • Experience post adult critical care course


Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust

Address

The Royal London Hospital

London

E1 1FR

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