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Highly Specialist Critical Care Nurse

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Depending on experience per annum pro rata
Closing date
25 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the senior nurse team in WUTH Critical Care. The opportunity for role development and career progression with educational opportunities tailored to individual needs and experience.

Main duties of the job

We currently have 2 vacancies for a Band 6 Senior staff nurse. If you have significant critical care experience at Band 5, hold a post registration qualification in Critical Care, at least 90% mandatory training compliance, mentorship qualification or equivalent and are interested. Needs to show evidence of improvements made to unit. I look forward to hearing from you.

The successful candidate must be flexible and have an innovative approach to caring for the critically ill, an ability to introduce change to develop and encourage evidence based nursing practice.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description for further information about the Highly Specialist Critical Care Nurseposition available with WUTH.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • First level Registration NMC
  • Significant critical care experience
  • Critical Care Course/ ENB 100 or equivalent
  • Mentorship/ teaching and assessing course or equivalent


  • Leadership course

Knowledge and Skills


  • Proficient in all key skills in critical care. Assessment and examination based on Critical Care Competency Framework
  • Proficient computer skills

Personal Attributes


  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-confident

Knowledge and Skills


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to organise and plan own work and others
  • Demonstrate the ability to support the critical care team under pressure
  • Be aware of national, local and professional protocols, standards and guidelines
  • Ability to handle conflict
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership skills

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Arrowe Park Hospital

Arrowe park road


CH49 5PE

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