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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/10/2020.

Registered Nurse Band 5, ICU

Job Reference: 252-9742

Employer:
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Department:
252 Intensive Care Unit
Location:
Dartford
Salary:
£26,152 to £32,145 pa with fringe allowance

This is a fantastic time to join our enthusiastic and motivated intensive care team. The current challenges of critical care offer rewarding acute experience in unprecedented times. Our supportive team is expanding to encompass individuals who have a desire to increase their clinical expertise and contribute to the constantly challenging environment of acute critical care nursing and medicine.

The ideal candidate will work as part of a team that is committed to maintaining high standards, is career aspirational and that appreciates the individual.

ICU experience is desirable but not essential as full in-service training will be given.

Our Practice Development Nurse Team offer a comprehensive Band 5 induction programme and supportive supernumerary orientation. Further education is tailored to your developmental needs and continual support given to professional development. We invest in our workforce and support post graduate academic study.

If you are ready to play a key role within a dynamic nursing team and are passionate about delivering person centered care with kindness and dignity, we encourage you to join us.

We promote flexible working practices within the unit and internal rotation between day and night shifts is required for this position. Working days and shift patterns are negotiable with the line manager.

For an Informal visit please contact Charlotte Coates, Senior Practice Development Nurse Tel: 01322 428402 charlottecoates@nhs.net

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is a smoke free organisation. To improve public health, smoking is not permitted anywhere on the hospital site. For advice and support on stop smoking please call 0300 123 1220.

Interview date to be confirmed.




Our staff are our most valuable asset. We are committed to making staff feel appreciated, supported and included in the Trust’s successes. Our mission is to be an outstanding place to work providing the very best care for our patients and excellent career opportunities for our staff. Everything we do is guided by our core values and behaviours, identified by our staff and embedded throughout the organisation.

We have the highest CQC rating of all Acute NHS Trusts in Kent and Medway (Good). The CQC highlighted that managers promoted a positive culture that supported, valued staff and created a sense of common purpose based upon shared values.

The Trust is a great place to work, stay, develop a career and enjoy a healthy work life balance. We have made and are delivering on a wide range of commitments to staff; health and wellbeing; equality; diversity and inclusion; access to education and career development. During 2020 we are setting up quality councils, driven by our staff to create a culture of shared governance and quality improvement.

We have a strong focus on innovation and improvement. Part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ (GSTT) ‘Healthcare Alliance’ we are introducing new models of care to improve clinical outcomes for patients. Our association with GSTT also gives staff wishing to develop their skills excellent opportunities to work across numerous specialities.

As our local population increases, our services and skills are expanding and adapting to meet demand. We are continuously looking at best practice models to enhance and improve the services we offer.

The Trust provides services at Darent Valley Hospital and Queen Mary’s Hospital, for a local population of over 500,000 people.

If you would like to be part of our innovative and forward thinking team putting patients at the centre of all we do, we invite you to #joinourfamily.


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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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