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Registered Nurse - Intensive Care - St Marys Hospital

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,466 to £39,521 a year Inclusive
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you considering a career in Intensive Care as the next step on your Band 5 pathway or as a newly qualified Registered Nurse?

At Imperial, our Critical Care department is in a period of expansion to 100 ICU beds across units. We are therefore looking to recruit into multiple new nursing roles.

As a result, we have reviewed and redeveloped our new starter pathway, to ensure it meets the needs for new to practice Registered Nurses and those that may not have previous ICU or acute hospital experience. What we do ask is that you have a desire to be developed, learn and are able to thrive in a busy, acute, challenging environment.

We provide new recruits to the specialty with a 10-week induction programme, during which you will be supported to gain IV competence. Classroom-based training takes place alongside 6 weeks of supernumerary practice. Additionally, you will attend study days in pain, epidural management, and Immediate Life Support. You will complete the programme having acquired the essential knowledge and skills to enable you to practice safely and autonomously as an ICU nurse.

This structured pathway will prepare you for enrolment to the university based Critical Care Course, which provides the opportunity to progress to a Band 6 role.

St Mary's Hospital Adult Intensive Care has 32 beds, which incorporates the Major Trauma ICU for North-West London and the regional vascular service.

Main duties of the job

To provide high quality, effective, individualised care to all patients that is compassionate and caring.

To assess care needs and develop, implement and evaluate them without supervision

To keep up to date with skills and knowledge

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location. As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse



  • Good written communication skills.
  • Competency in medication Skills required to undertake clinical activity related to speciality
  • Basic IT skills



  • Previous experience of speciality

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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