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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse in Critical Care

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum pro rata
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The award-winning John Radcliffe Hospital provides Oxfordshire's main Accident and Emergency site, offering acute medical and surgical services including trauma,intensive care,and cardiothoracic services.

We are excited to announce the expansion of Oxford Critical Care (OCC). We have opportunities for Band 6 nurses to join #OneTeamOneOUH. If you are an ICU nurse looking for an exciting opportunity to join a leading teaching hospital, we offer you the opportunity to become part of a team that offers the very best in critical care nursing and invaluable training to advance your career.

We are proud of our national and international reputation for the excellence of our services and our leading role in teaching and research. The core values that are important to us are: Learning, Respect, Delivery, Excellence, Compassion, and Improvement - these underpin everything we do.

The team in OCC are committed to growing nursing leadership because we know that great leadership changes lives.

Main duties of the job

If you have a Critical Care background with a post registration qualification in Adult Intensive Care Nursing and would like to develop your career in critical care, then read on.

In OCC we can offer you:

An exceptional opportunity to work in a nationally renowned centre for specialties such as Trauma, Vascular surgery Cancer & Haematology Maxillofacial surgery and one of the largest transplant centres in Europe.

A newly built, state of the art critical care building featuring 48 beds across three floors providing a patient-centred holistic model of care and a truly outstanding environment to work in. The clinical areas are bright, airy, and modern, providing our amazing team with the space and facilities needed to look after their health and wellbeing.

A fully supported and protected induction period, tailored to your needs, giving you a great opportunity to find your feet in the team.

A tailored development package designed to uniquely suit your specific learning needs. This includes study days and clinical support from our dynamic education team and incorporates an extensive orientation package and fully supported supernumerary period during which you work with a mentor.

About us

At Oxford Critical Care, we realise that many Registered Nurses have busy and demanding commitments outside of their working life and are unable to commit to traditional shift patterns. With this in mind, we are proud to be able to offer a variety of flexible working options within the department.
  • Whatever your availability, whether it is forcertain shifts or set days, we offer employment, full time, or part time, to suit your requirements.
  • If you wanta fixed term contractfor an extended period with a defined start and end date. You tell us what shifts suit you.
  • Want to just work term time? We can offer a permanent contract where paid/unpaid leave can be taken during school holidays or other defined periods.
  • Retire and Return -Have you retired as a nurse butwant to return.Tell us what shifts you want to work that will suit you.
  • If you areunable to commit to traditional shift times and patterns- we can accommodate flexible hours such as later start times and/or earlier finish times, or fixed days off. You tell us what shifts suit you.

If you are currently working outside of the NHS or in secondary care, you will receive training and comprehensive support to get you off to a flying start.

All you need to do is tell us what suits you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

These positions are based at the John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals based in Headington, Oxford. It is roughly three miles from the city centre, with exceptional public transport to and from the hospital as well as onsite parking. If you already live locally the hospital is easily commutable from towns such as Bicester, Didcot, Abingdon and Wantage If you live further afield and you are considering relocating for this position, the recruitment team will be happy to assist you with help and advice on relocating. In addition, we actively welcome applications from Nurses who are overseas. Oxford is well known for its university but aside from being drenched in academic history, its city centre has recently undergone redevelopment including a new shopping centre and a selection of new bars and restaurant. It can confidently claim to have something for everyone!

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Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


John Radcliffe Hospital

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