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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/07/2019.

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Qualified Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 411-SURGERY-2018-54018

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
411 Critical Care Ward (913208)
£22,128 to £28,746 pa

Please Note: Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Please note: If you are an ‘At Risk’ NHS employee you must state this clearly at the top of the Additional Information section on your application form.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer, aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities . All appointments will be made on merit.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link below


Exciting opportunities to work in Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

The 24 bed intensive care unit and separate 19 bed high dependency unit are light, bright and spacious. We are a dynamic, research-active cardiac and general critical care, in a level 3 trauma centre with heli-pad on-site. We have nursing positions available in our friendly, supportive, multi-professional critical care team now in both PICU and HDU areas. There are many opportunities for knowledge and skill development, as well as career development. Critical care has a team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners, a Nurse Consultant and a dedicated Nurse Research fellow, and nurse education team.

What we can offer you:

- A PICS approved 10 week supernumerary critical care orientation (Foundation) course

- Funded high dependency and intensive care courses.

- Funded PLS and APLS courses

- Secondment opportunities into education and research nurse roles (for senior band 5s and 6s)

- Ongoing skill development for senior nurses; opportunities to join the CVVH (Continuous Veno-Venous Haemofiltation) or ECMO (Extra-corporeal Membrane Oxygenation) teams.

- A diverse clinical and/or academic nurse career with a huge range of clinical skills and experiences available

Applications accepted from Registered Nurse (Children), RSCN and adult trained nurses who have had 2 years’ experience within an adult critical care environment.

We also welcome newly qualified nurses onto critical care with our robust foundation course and preceptorship program. There is a different recruitment pathway for newly qualified nurses, if your are interested a seperate advert will go live via NHS jobs shortly for newly qualified staff recruitment event applications bening held on 15th June.

For more information or an informal visit for all interested parties please contact:-

Alison Scally Lead Nurse Educator.; Tel 0151 282 4588

We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment and selection process and the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.
Applications are welcome from anyone eligible to work in the UK.

Black, Chinese and Disabled individuals are under-represented in our total workforce, and males are under-represented in our nursing workforce. We actively encourage applicants from these groups.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

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