Skip to main content

This job has expired

Staff Nurse - CCU

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
High Wycombe
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

View more

Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you wish to be part ofour expanding and dynamic team?We are currently looking for enthusiastic staff nurses to join our acute cardiology team at Wycombe Hospital. We are looking forindividuals who arepassionate about cardiology and team work.

Team work is essential in CCU and the ward is supported by a high level of senior nurses who will be there to support you.

CCU is a 22 bedded and fast paced unit that specializes in cardiac care.You will have the opportunity to look after a variety of complex cardiovascular conditions.

This is the ideal role for someone with cardiology experience although if you are newly qualified and show drive to learn we are also interested in what you have to offer. You will be expected to be IV competent and able to undertake venepuncture and cannulation (or willing to learn). Undertaking immediate life support is also essential.

Your career goals are important to us and we believe in supporting our staff to develop the career that is right for them. Continuing education (supported by our clinical education team) and professional development are strongly encouraged, with opportunities available to you throughout your career. We offer specialist cardiac courses to all our staff as well as in house training which led by our cardiac practice development nurse.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development and/or implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.
  • Expected to carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision maintaining a high standard of nursing care within the framework of Trust policies and in accordance to guidelines as laid down by the NMC.
  • Is expected to supervise qualified junior staff and HCAs.
  • Teaching qualified and unqualified staff, including pre registered and post basic students.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We'recommitted to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.
  • A keen supporter of the Armed Forces Community who know the value of employing a service leaver/veteran and their families

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Good general education
  • Registered Nurse (General)
  • ENB 998/371 or equivalent


  • Evidence of further continued professional development
  • First Line Management Course

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge


  • Excellent communication skills essential
  • Awareness of the professional scope of practice
  • Awareness of the DoH guidance of clinical governance


  • Able to manage own case load with supervision
  • Able to use computer
  • Self motivated



  • Specialist requirements
  • Experience of teaching students, HCA's and qualified staff


  • Previous experience as shift/team leader
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative



  • May be required to work in other departments if requested to do so
  • Internal rotation to nights

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Wycombe Hospital

High Wycombe

HP11 2TT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert