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Registered Nurse (Adult - Critical Care)

Band 5

Main area
Intensive Care; Critical Care & High Dependency Services
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full-time and Part Time available)
Job ref
320-PLD-RCCN-9880
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
20/02/2022 23:59

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.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

Registered Nurse - Critical Care (Adult)

Permanent (Full time/Part Time) Vacancies

In recent years the Trust has achieved high standards which have put it among the cleanest and safest hospitals in the country. The latest national inpatient survey puts us in the top 20% of hospitals with high standards for safety and privacy and dignity.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Registered Nurses to join our friendly nursing team within Intensive Care.

We have spacious, well equipped units with dedicated teams of Intensivists, experienced critical care nurses and proactive AHP's. The unit is dynamic and forward thinking; embracing new initiatives, change and the development of services.




Working for our organisation

Key facts about our Trust:

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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 a minimum of 12 months 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.

Person specification

UK Professional Registration

Essential criteria
  • Current and valid NMC pin (Adult)

Experience

Essential criteria
  • 12 months post registration experience (1) with a period of acute (1)
Desirable criteria
  • Previous Critical Care experience
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Johanna Whieldon
Job title
Lead Nurse
Email address
johanna.whieldon1@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 786286
Additional information

Caroline Swan - Senior Sister 
Tel: 01332 340131 ext 89560
Email:  caroline.swan@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre, Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 787690 / 07385 367221