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Senior Staff Nurse - Critical Care

Job Reference: 337-EH-0883AC-A

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Critical Care
Northwick Park, London
£34,961 - £42,010 pa inc.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWUH) is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing hospital and community services to the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

As well as delivering community services across four London boroughs from multiple sites we run major acute hospital services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for colorectal disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, which also offers a range of outpatient services and urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.



Intensive care - Critical care


& Speciality:- must always have Intensive care


London North West Hospital University Trust is one of the busiest acute organisations in the country with a full range of acute and elective activity, including tertiary referral work in Intestinal Failure and Head & Neck surgery.


We are looking to appoint Critical Care Nurses to join our Critical Care Units. This will be followed by a brand new state of the art Intensive Care Unit which is due for completion in the near future. With 22 beds at Northwick Park Hospital across 2 ICUs we offer excellent opportunities to gain a broad range of experience in caring for critically ill patients including; - Treatment for multi-organ failure - Complex surgical cases including E.N.T - Post-operative complex vascular surgery - Post operative complex colorectal surgery - Maxillofacial Surgery - Patients with underlying renal disease - Patients with underlying haematology/oncology disease - Patients with Infectious diseases.


We are seeking committed RNs with:


• Previous experience in critical care


• An interest in widening their skills and knowledge in critical care nursing


• Evidence of professional development


• Registration with the NMC and able to work in the UK


Our Units have a combined robust educational programme and practice development team to support staff and have the support of a committed senior management team. We are dedicated to staff development with an agreed Degree Pathway with the University of West London where support will be given to help you gain Intensive Care Nursing qualifications. There are close links with our onsite Lecturer/Practitioner, Specialist Nurses and other Critical Care units.


The successful applicants will be offered a full induction into The Unit and the Trust. In addition to the fantastic support and educational benefits of working at LNWH University Trust the ICU have their own Social Committee which includes organising summer and Christmas parties, family activities and team trips to name but a few. Staff benefits include incredibly reasonable accommodation located next to the site, salary sacrifice lease car scheme, car parking on site, childcare vouchers, crèche, sports & social club, subsidized gym membership through the NHS Better Health and Fitness Corporate membership, cycle to work scheme, PScashback Black Card - NHS, Staff Excellence Awards and First Medical National NHS Staff benefit programme. Northwick Park Hospital benefits from a range of onsite facilities such as a fresh fruit stall, restaurant, dry cleaners, hair dressers, Marks and Spencer and Costa Coffee outlet.


Harrow itself as an area to work/live in benefits from bustling well known high street retailers, cafes and excellent transport links to Central London. Harrow benefits from excellent schools, low rental rates and the picturesque village of Harrow on the Hill. The posts are offered on a full time basis, which requires flexible working patterns to meet the needs of the service including bank holidays and weekends.





For further details / informal visits contact:

Matron for ITU/Critical Care – Debbie van der Velden ( | mobile: 07384900654)

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted

Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.

Please note the Trust uses identity checking software for verifying the authenticity of identity documents provided by candidates.

Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Further information on obtaining the criminal record check for time spent abroad can be found on the website.

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.

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