Skip to main content

This job has expired

Critical Care Outreach Deputy Sister/ AHP

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
20 May 2024

View more

Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 Critical Care Outreach Deputy Sister/ Charge Nurse/ AHP

Full time - 37.5 hours per week, part time hours considered.

Permanent/ Secondment roles.

Critical Care Outreach Team (Adult)

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarize yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

Are you looking for a rewarding job, enjoy clinical variety and would like to join an uniquely dynamic, forward thinking specialist team? An exciting opportunity has arisen once again within the Adult Critical care Outreach Team at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust (NUH). As one of the largest Trusts in the UK the Critical care Outreach Team provides a diverse and comprehensive CCOT service to all adult patients within NUH which includes specialties such as: Neurosurgery, Haematology, Major Trauma, Renal and Infectious diseases.

About us

With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH

Job description

Job responsibilities

The CCOT team provides a 24/7 service, 365 days a year across both City and Queenss campuses. The post holders will therefore be expected to work a combination of day and night shifts.

All staff work across both campuses in order to provide a truly flexible service to meets the ever-changing needs of the critically ill/ deteriorating ward patient throughout NUH. alongside, Participation in the Critical Care/ CCOT rotation programme and works in Critical Care areas as service requires. This makes this role a truly exciting job unlike any other.

Applicants should have a minimum of 4 years experience at Band 5 within the acute setting, ideally 1 of which should be within a critical care area.

The band 6 CCOT role requires the individual to have excellent communication skills to be able to present and receive complex information and escalate information to the CCOT band 7 and MDT. In addition you will need to demonstrate the ability to use critical care skills outside of the critical care environment and respond to, prioritise and analyse complex problems and situations to ensure effective interventions and timely escalation is implemented.

The post holder must be willing to develop an extensive knowledge of common clinical situations encountered within the range of specialties across the Trust as well as providing both formal and informal teaching to staff at all levels and contributing to the on-going development of the service.

You will be supported with a formal induction and training programme. All members of the CCOT are expected to complete specific competencies related to the role as part of their development. There will be opportunities for additional training and education, and you will be supported by experienced Band 7 CCOT Clinical Nurse Educator and the Critical Care and CCOT matron. Specific Band 6 objectives are also in place to ensure career progression and opportunities within the team.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Current level one NMC registration or registration with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Possession of a mentoring course
  • Diploma or degree in health/ nursing/ physiotherapy related studies
  • Teaching and Assessing Qualification



  • significant experience at Band 5 within the acute setting, ideally 1 of which would be within critical care/ acute care setting
  • Evidence of ability to utilise critical care skills outside of critical care environment
  • Evidence of appropriate delegation, support and supervision of peers and junior staff


  • Providing staff with feedback on their individual performance
  • Understanding of conflict management skills
  • Evidence of mangement and leadership skills

Communication and relationship


  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Produce timely, accurate written/ electronic records and documents
  • Can minimise interpersonal conflict and barriers to communication
  • Ability to convey sensistive information in an empathetic manner to patients, relative/ carers and staff


  • Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team

Analytical and Judgement skill


  • Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, deliver, prioritise and evaluate patient care
  • Ability to identify own learning needs


  • Evidence of data collection and analysis

Planning organisation skills


  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise own workload and recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations
  • Demonstrate an ability to supervise and support others in the prioritisation of their patient care


  • Demonstrate effective time mangement and effective resource mangement
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and ability to effectively lead a team
  • Demonstrate an ability to recognise when workload and priorities of others are inappropriate and intervene as required

Physical skills


  • Physically able to perform the full range of nursing duties
  • Able to demonstrate advanced patient assessment skills
  • Demonstrate dexerity and accuracy in undertaking clinical skills, use of equipment and documentation

Other requirements


  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts, weekends and nights and cross- site working

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Trust Wide



Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert