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Band 5 Staff Nurse Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

Job Reference: 290-RDPICU5-77

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
St Mary's Hospital, London
£29,057 - £36,134 pa inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of 10,000 people, providing care for over a million patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 11 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

Band 5 Staff Nurse - Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

We are looking for a Band 5 Nurse to complement our existing nursing team and work within our dynamic and friendly Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. The successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary team of skilled and highly motivated staff who provide high quality care to children with a variety of conditions including medical, surgical, trauma, orthopaedics, plastics and ENT.

Staff are supported by a thorough induction programme which is both classroom and ward based and includes supernumerary time to ensure staff are fully prepared for working in an intensive care environment. We also offer continuing educational and professional development from an in-house education team. We are committed to ensuring that all staff have a positive work experience which enables and supports them to provide the best possible care for the children and families who use our services.

About us

Our 10-bedded Paediatric Intensive Care Unit provides both intensive and high dependency care for children with a wide variety of different conditions and specialities. Some of these include specialist haematology/BMT, infectious diseases, respiratory, allergy, ENT, trauma and a broad range of medical and surgical diagnoses. We serve both our local population receiving patients through our A+E and wards as well as being a tertiary referral centre receiving patients from other NHS Trusts through a dedicated paediatric retrieval service.

We pride ourselves on our close working relationship with the Paediatric wards, Paediatric Emergency Department and Children’s Community Nursing Teams. We have a strong ethos of inter-professional team working.

About you

We are looking for nurses who are committed to the delivery of compassionate high quality care. We strive to use the views of staff working in our service to improve our current and future service provision. For this post there are many varied learning and development opportunities. We promise that we will guide your development with a comprehensive programme. Your development will be tailored to meet your needs and the needs of the service. We are enthusiastic about education. You will have the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills in caring for children who are critically unwell.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is an Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) and the largest trust in the country. Our mission is to provide world class healthcare for our patients, through excellence in research, education and training. Based at St Mary’s in the heart of Paddington, West London, which means we are easy to reach and have immediate access to all the capital has to offer. We are committed to safeguarding the children and young people in our care.

If you feel that you are up to the challenges of this rewarding role then we welcome your application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jeremy Webber (Modern Matron) or Carly Croyman (Senior Sister) 0203 312 6173, and

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


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Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number).

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.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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