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Critical Care Staff Nurse - St Bartholomew's Hospital

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Adult Critical Care Unit

Band 5 Staff Nurse in Adult Critical Care Unit (ACCU)

We are recruiting for experienced band 5 nurses to join our world class Adult Cardiac Critical Care Unit at St Barts Hospital. You will have the opportunity to rotate through three critical care units that care for varying groups of patients, Post op cardiothoracic, HAC, ECMO ,Vascular, and Cancer patients.

The Government has announced that the legal requirement for all NHS workers in England, to be double vaccinated, is currently under legislative review.

We do however encourage those in roles that have face to face contact with patients to be double vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless they are medically exempt), and are continuing to support the vaccination uptake for all staff as this remains the best line of defence.

Main duties of the job

We are extremely proud to have been rated 'outstanding' in our leadership by the Care Quality Commission in 2017. Your professional development is very important to us and we offer you the opportunity to undertake ILs, ALS, CALS BSC, MSC and PHD. We have a platform for nurse led research which is fully supported by our director of research and development.

As part of our Adult Critical Care commitment to enhance the working lives of our staff, we offer flexible working arrangements, childcare vouchers, family-friendly policies and staff benefits including an excellent pension scheme. We are committed to providing a culture of continuous learning, which actively supports the professional and personal development of our staff.

For further information about this role and arrange an informal visit , please contact: Keisha Mills, Matron

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 work supported within the multidisciplinary team to provide continuing care to critically illpatients in a complex environment.To supervise and teach junior members of staff and learners as required and maintain own personaldevelopment with support.To be a safe and effective practitioner able to provide high quality nursing care to the patient andtheir families, in accordance with agreed policies and within available resources.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Intravenous accreditation


  • Prep for Mentorship course or equivalent



  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team


  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels across the Department and Directorate

Personal & People Development


  • Ability to self-reflect, carry out tasks of own job and identify what s/he needs to learn to able to do current job better


  • Ability to demonstrate enthusiasm towards teaching and sharing knowledge

Health, Safety & Security


  • Acts in a way that is consistent with legislation, policies and procedures and abides by the Trust Health and Safety policies


  • Ability to support others in maintaining health, safety and security



  • Ability to work within set timeframes working to priorities and deadlines


  • Ability to monitor the quality of own work.

Equality & Diversity


  • Ability to treat everyone with whom s/he comes into contact with dignity and respect.


  • Experience of Equal Opportunity policies and procedures

Interventions & Treatments


  • Can demonstrate a knowledge of current and emerging health care issues

Other Requirements


  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet service requirements

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


St Bartholomew's Hospital



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