Staff Nurse

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Queens Medical Centre Campus - Major Trauma Centre for the East Midlands

Our Critical Care department spans 3 areas and 2 campuses:

Adult Intensive Care Unit (AICU)

A 21-bedded Intensive Care Unit which facilitates the treatment of seriously ill patients with failure of one or more organ systems. Specialties include neurosurgery, neurology, gastroenterology, renal, respiratory, major trauma, hepatobiliary surgery, spinal surgery , vascular surgery, ENT, maxillofacial, general medical and general surgical patients.

Surgical High Dependency Unit (HDU/Ward E12)

A 20-bedded Critical Care area which facilitates the care of patients who require high dependency nursing. Specialties include neurosurgery, neurology, gastroenterology, renal, respiratory, major trauma, hepatobiliary surgery, vascular surgery, spinal surgery , ENT and maxillo-facial surgery.

Nottingham City Hospital Campus

Critical Care Department (CCD)

A 17 bedded purpose built unit comprised of intensive care and high dependency beds. Specialities catered for include: thoracics, burns, haematology, oncology, gastroenterology, renal, upper GI surgery, respiratory, general medical and surgical patients.

The Units have a progressive approach and are supported by Band 7s, Practice Development Matrons and a Matron for Adult Critical Care. There are a wide array of career pathways to take and opportunities to develop additional skills. Adult Critical Care is committed to providing the highest quality of care and maintaining consistently high standards in a professional and friendly atmosphere. New staff will be allocated two mentors and will have a period of supernumerary time and an abundance of teaching and support. All new starters will be based on one of the Critical Care areas and then are expected to rotate from their base area to other units for development purposes.

We are looking for exceptional and committed Band 5 nurses to provide outstanding care for our complex patients. If you are eager to learn and develop new skills, have good communication and assessment skills and would relish a challenging opportunity in Critical Care; this is the post you have been waiting for. If you feel as passionate about providing high quality care to our sick patients as we do, apply now to join our team.

NUH has a set of values and behaviours which are summarised in the job description for this post.

Please note an assessment against these values and behaviours will be undertaken as part of the selection process.

Full time hours are 37.5 per week for non-medical posts subject to the new terms and conditions brought in under Agenda for Change - - -

PLEASE NOTE that smoking is not permitted anywhere on the NUH site.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the following pre-employment checks

Health clearance
Drug Calculation Assessment pass
Relevant work qualifications
Right to work in the UK
Professional Registration (for state registered professionals) • Criminal Records Bureau (for all staff with access to patients in the course of their normal duties) • References

A start date for successful job applicants will not be confirmed until clearance from all the above checks has been obtained.

Please note that posts with patient contact are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. This means that the CRB check will reveal ALL convictions, reprimands, cautions and bindovers even if considered as spent within the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. There is a CRB Code of Practice which governs this process.

The possession of a criminal record does not automatically preclude applicants from applying for posts at NUH. All cases will be judged on an individual basis according to the nature of the post applied for. Further information is contained within the Trust’s Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Please note that if you apply for a position with this Trust, you will be contacted via our candidate portal or via email. This includes invites for job interviews we therefore recommend that you regularly check your candidate portal and email accounts.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameTracy PoundJob titleSisterEmail addresstracy.pound@nuh.nhs.ukTelephone number ext: 83521Additional contact information

Tracy Pound
Ext 63521.

Reference: 40883640

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