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Critical Care Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hrs per Week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
ITU Level 5
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum Excl HCAS
05/04/2020 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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CRITICAL CARE – Band 5 Nurses

Are you looking for a new challenge to build on your acute nursing skills?

The Critical Care Unit is a state of the art unit with the latest in monitoring and diagnostic equipment catering for a variety of level 2 and level 3 patients. 

We have vacancies for Band 5 Staff Nurses to join our team.  You must be a registered nurse with at least six months acute ward experience.

As a new Band 5 staff nurse you will be automatically seconded onto the unit’s introduction to Critical Care Nursing Module. This module is accredited by Middlesex University and is worth 30 credits at level 6 or 7. Following successful completion of the module and with nomination by your mentor you will be given the opportunity to undertake the Critical Care course run by the Middlesex University worth an additional 30 credits at level 6 or 7. This is all supervised by two critical care practice development nurses.  

You will have a 6-week supernumerary period working under the direct supervision of a Band 6 or experienced Band 5 nurse. You will be allocated to a team with the Team Leader as your mentor.

Based on this we offer a supportive learning environment to enable you to excel in your critical care career.

Closing date: 9th of February 2020

Interviews: TBA

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Applicant requirements

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Karen Johnston or Kathleen Conneally

Critical Care Unit

On 0207 288 5470.



If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 3767