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Staff Nurse - Intensive Care

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa Inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
New opportunities have arisen for Band 5 Staff Nurses to join the Critical Care team based at Ealing Hospital London NorthWest University Healthcare NHS Trust.

The Critical Care Unit consists of a 12 bedded Intensive Care Unit and combined High Dependency Unit . The Critical Care Unit also operate a 24/7 Critical Outreach service, supportingpatients throughout the hospital as well as supporting teaching and training.

Come and join the dynamic Critical Care team at London North West University Healthcare NHS for an exciting opportunity to develop your skills with Critically ill patients.

If you would like to work as part of an exciting tri-site Critical Care team, in a location with great travel links and leafy green spaces, we would love to hear from you. (You will be based in Ealing hospital, but working on all sites if required).

Main duties of the job

As a Critical Care Unit, we are specialising in providing a high standard of care for patients undergoing a variety of procedures. The majority of the admissions are medically based, covering level 2 and level 3 patients requiring organ support such as Respiratory, Cardiovascular and Renal.We also work closely with other Specialist Units around the UK such as Respiratory and Renal support Units.

As a band 5 you will receive in-house training and development as well as rotating study days and a competency programme. You will be supported by our PDN and the team leaders, as well as a Mentor. You must be able to care for patients requiring Aerosol Generated Procedures and COVID-positive patients to work in this position.

As a B5 Staff Nurse in ITU, you will be a vital part of the team, liaising with Senior Colleagues to assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual care programmes for the critically ill patient. ITU Nurse duties are varied and include assessment, observation, monitoring and charting of vital signs. You will be responsible for making sure all the medical equipment is working correctly -including ventilators, drains and catheters, as well as IV lines and pumps.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

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  • Registered Nurse with Post-qualification experience in the NHS in an acute hospital setting in the UK
  • Evidence of professional development and continual study since qualifying.
  • Able to calculate and administer IV drug competently


  • Nursing Degree
  • High dependency Nursing experience
  • Experience of mentorship, teaching and assessing.



  • Registered Nurse with experience in a UK acute NHS hospital setting
  • Evidence of professional development and continual study since qualifying
  • Able to calculate and administer IV drugs competently


  • Nursing Degree
  • High dependency nursing experience
  • Experience of mentorship, teaching and assessing

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Ealing Hospital Site

Uxbridge Road



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