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Registered Nurse

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Burton on Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
You would be caring for critically ill patients requiring multi organ support responsible for assessing, planning and delivering a high standard of individualised nursing care.

You will receive orientation to the unit and will be comprehensively supported with a full induction programme and ongoing development in the care of the critically ill patient.

You must have demonstrable post registration experience and current acute setting experience is essential. Previous critical care experience is desirable but not essential. Ability to work internal rotation to night duty is essential.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses to join our nursing team in the Critical Care Unit, where patients require intensive and high dependency care.

A new and exciting opportunity waits for you to gain experience in caring for many aspects within the speciality. There are opportunities for mentorship and critical care qualifications in the future.

There are 6 consultants, 2 Senior Sister / Charge Nurses and a Matron to support you in your development. We all work very closely with the nursing team striving to provide a quality service, including a nurse-led follow up service for patients post critical care.

You will be required to work flexibly across the 24 hour shift patterns and take part in the internal rotation system. You will be required to work cross as the service needs.

Closing date of applications: 15th July 2024

Interview date: 26th July 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • Staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments a day.
  • We are the 4 th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.
  • UHDB is a research active University Hospital with a large and varied portfolio of clinical trials and research opportunities for all staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • NMC Registration


  • ENB998 or equivalent
  • Critical Care Qualification
  • Commencement of ICU Steps Books



  • Able to prioritise work
  • Communication with patients and relatives



  • Experience in acute setting

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Queens Hospital

Belvedere Road

Burton on Trent

DE13 0RB

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