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Senior Staff Nurse - Intensive Care

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,448 to £47,965 a year Inclusive
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have previous Band 5 and/or Band 6 level knowledge of critical care nursing? Hold a UK recognised critical care qualification? Do you have experience mentoring junior staff and are you ready to take on a more senior role within our 70 bed capacity critical care department? This exciting Band 6 opportunity will develop your leadership and management skills within our proactive multi-disciplinary team. We will offer you the following routes to develop within our teams. In house shift leader development programme depending on unit specialty, education in the management of the neuro, trauma and cardiac patients with university accreditation. Access to the Trust leadership development programmes secondment opportunities into critical care outreach and critical care education teams Let your skills and experience shine in an environment where excellence is a way of life. With more than 50 specialties and one of the largest portfolios of services in the country, we offer genuine opportunities to progress your career in critical care. In return we are looking for applicants who are hardworking dynamic and excel in their communication skills. You will need to demonstrate a strong desire to be part of one of our units and have true passion to strive for excellent patient care. We value our staff and will be committed to help you achieve your full potential.

Main duties of the job

  • Providing high quality, effective and individualised nursing care to a variety of patients in a compassionate and caring way.
  • Assessing care needs and developing, implementing and evaluating care plans without supervision.
  • Helping to lead and monitor the performance of the nursing team.Deputising for the Senior Nurse as required.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location. As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse
  • Relevant post registration ICU qualification
  • Relevant mentorship/teaching qualification



  • Good basic IT skills including use of word,e-mail and internet services
  • Excellent level of English language



  • Experience of supervision of junior staff and review of performance
  • Experience of being involved in change

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust




W2 1NY

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