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Critical Care/ITU Senior Staff Nurse

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year p.a. inc. pro rata.
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Intensive Care Unit at Homerton Healthcare is an incredibly exciting and rewarding place to work. Over the past few months in particular, the team have worked in challenging circumstances with fantastic dedication, commitment and good humour in order to provide high standard specialist care to critically ill patients.

As we look to return to business as usual, a review of our staffing requirements has led to us advertising for some experienced Critical Care Nurses to join the team.

For more information on ITU please visit our website:

Main duties of the job

Our Team

We are committed to developing our people's skills in critical care and support them effectively in this dynamic clinical area. In return, we want staff who have a willingness to learn, the desire to work under pressure and the ability to work as an effective team member. We also want Nurses who have vision and enthusiasm for change and development.

At Homerton ITU we recognise that our team members are our greatest asset - it is their hard work and effort that really makes a difference. That is why we encourage our staff to fulfil their full potential. We will do everything we can to support you.

Intensive Care Unit

The Intensive Care Unit / High Dependency Unit provides high quality care for patients with a wide variety of medical, surgical and obstetric conditions in a critical care environment.

The role involves assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating holistic nursing care for critically ill patients.

About us

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

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 documents, please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification



  • Demonstrates an understanding of Trust Values

Education & Qualifications


  • NMC registered nurse
  • Post graduate Critical Care course



  • Evidence of personnel and professional development
  • Demonstrates understanding of the complex needs of ITU patients
  • Demonstrating understanding of Trust Values



  • Substantive ITU experience


  • Experience as a band 6

Skills and abilities


  • Ability to supervise and support junior colleagues
  • Able to work as part of team
  • Ability to problem-solve and initiate change in patient management

Employer details

Employer name

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Homerton Row E9 6SR


E9 6SR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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