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Staff Nurse - Critical Care

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 pro rata per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to join our critical care team, has arisen!

We are currently seeking dedicated, caring, compassionate & highly motivated newly qualified and experienced Band 5 Staff Nurses to join our team in our brand new 22 bedded ICU .

If caring for critical ill patients excites you, and you are keen to develop your current skills and learn new skills such as advanced respiratory and cardiac support, we can support with a development programme.

We require nurses who are passionate about excellent patient care, clinical safety and effective teamwork. Our practice development team, specialist nurses and MDT will work with you to enhance your critical care nursing skills.

We can offer you the opportunity to attend the critical care course through which you will be supported. In addition you will have access to excellent on-going professional education and development through our links with a variety of London Universities. We will expect you to be motivated, adhere to NMC and Trust codes and values, be able to work proactively as a part of a multidisciplinary team and have the ability to communicate clearly across our integrated organisation.

You will be provided with unrivalled opportunities to develop your knowledge and skill set, as well as gaining further experience in your area/s of clinical interest.

Arranging an informal visit to the unit is recommended!

Main duties of the job

The Band 5 Staff Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of high quality patient care, whilst working in close co-operation and collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.

The Staff Nurse will:
  • Provide high quality clinical care to patients, in line with the Trust values and in accordance with professional regulations.
  • Accept delegated responsibility for specific activities/areas from the senior nurse in charge
  • Work in line with Trust policies, objectives, protocols and local guidelines, whilst also being aware of the importance of their role in supporting members of the team, and always adhering to the Trust values, and in accordance with NMC regulations.
  • Work autonomously and with others to always deliver high standards of care to patients and their careers, autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Communicate in line with Trust values, to patients, careers and staff at all times.
  • Take every opportunity to continue to develop, practice and expand their own general and specialist nursing skills.
  • Maintain high standards of professional and ethical responsibility, and accountability and be aware of the medico-legal aspects of nursing, in line with professional, regulating and local guidance.
Key working relation relationships
  • Patients and their carers
  • Nursing and medical staff, including the Senior Lead Nurse
  • Multidisciplinary team
  • Practice Development team

About us

Croydon Health Services provides integrated NHS services to care for people at home, in schools, and health clinics across the borough as well as at Croydon University Hospital and Purley War Memorial Hospital.

CUH provides more than 100 specialist services and is home to the borough's only Emergency Department and 24/7 maternity services, including a labour ward, midwifery-led birth centre and the Crocus home birthing team.

Purley War Memorial Hospital (PWMH) in the south of the borough offers outpatient care, including diagnostic services, physiotherapy and ophthalmology services run by Moorfields Eye Hospital, alongside an onsite GP surgery.

Our experienced staff take care of people of all ages across the borough of Croydon.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset.

Our Values: We will always beprofessional,compassionate,respectfulandsafe.

Join us and be a part of the team that is making Croydon proud!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting documents Job Description and Person Specification which contain more information about the role

Interview date: TBC

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered Nurse


  • Mentorship Course

Knowledge and Understanding


  • Committment to Own Professional Development
  • Effective Communicator
  • MDT working



  • Responsive and Flexible
  • Good grounding in general /surgical nursing skills and knowledge

Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust


Croydon University Hospital



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