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Band 7 Critical Care Outreach Nurse

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 Per annum Inclusive
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a Critical Care Outreach Nurse has arisen in BHRUT. You will be part of a team providing care to deteriorating patients from both the wards and a busy emergency department presenting with a range of conditions requiring level 1 level 2 and level 3 care. Our critical care units consist of a total of 57 beds across two sites - Queens and King Georges and you will be required to work across site on a rotational basis. You will be a key member of the cardiac arrest team, attending all medical emergencies, and be able to act as a role model providing teaching and leadership support to the nursing and medical team. You will work collaboratively within the multidisciplinary team to demonstrate high standards of individualised and evidenced based patient centred care. You will be responsible for supporting changes based upon local and national guidelines and embedded into your care delivery will be the Trust PRIDE. We are looking for a highly motivated, responsible person with a strong clinical acumen to be able to join our expanded Critical Care Outreach Team which runs across site twenty-four hours, seven days a week.The post holder will be a skilled and competent critical care nurse able to utilise clinical expertise, leadership skills, education and management to ensure a seamless service for patients, careers and staff, providing advice and support.The post holder will deputies for the Matron for critical care outreach as required.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a skilled and competent critical care nurse able to utilise clinical expertise, leadership skills, education, and management to ensure a seamless service for patients, carers and staff, providing advice and support.

The post holder will be an integral member of the critical care services providing visible leadership within the critical care services.

The post holder will deputise for the Matron for critical care outreach as required

About us

We provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. Most of our 7,800 permanent staff live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals and we operate from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London - more than 300,000 people visited our A& Es in 2023. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

We're pleased to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is one of eight to be accredited as part of a national scheme the Care Quality Commission has raised the ratings forurgent and emergency careat Queen's and King George hospitals anddata released by NHS Englandshowed that the Trust was the most improved in 2023 for reducing waits for emergency care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also part of the North East London Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process, assistance with completion of the application form or if you require any adjustments (for applicants with a disability) please contact Adeyemi Kaka, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5162. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or AHP equivalent.
  • Postgraduatecourse qualification in Critical Care or high dependency care nursing.


  • TeachingQualificatione.g. Mentorship/ENB 998

Experience/ Knowledge


  • Three years previous experience as a band 6 in a critical care unit.


  • Experience in research and audit
  • Experience in working in a critical care outreach service or equivalent

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


Critical Care Outreach

Queens' Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford, RM7 0AG



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