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Rapid Response Team Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 303-M8883-3434

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
303 18 Critical Care Service - 1275
Northfield, Birmingham
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse RRT

Here at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation Trust, Birmingham our exciting and innovative nurse led Rapid Response Team (RRT) is expanding to extend our service provision.

Currently the team work from 07.30 to 18.00hrs Monday to Sunday.

In the near future we will be extending from 07.30 to 20.00hrs Monday to Sunday.

The RRT respond to deteriorating ward based patients and those discharged from our High Dependency Unit, assess their needs and improve and develop their care and are part of the Cardiac Arrest Team. If patients require external transfer to a level 3 facility we are developing the RRT to be competent to transfer.

Our strong leadership team ensures that everyone is valued, excellent quality care is provided, the passion for continuous improvement is high and all members of the team are supported to develop within their role. We pride ourselves on our core values of Respect, Compassion, Excellence Pride, Openness and Innovation and are looking for highly motivated individuals who share our values, relish a challenge and are looking for professional development.

Our team strive to deliver the best care and develop themselves professionally.  Successful applicants will need previous experience within an acute trust and be prepared to develop their skills from the outset.

As a band 6 Rapid Response Nurse you will have the opportunity to develop your skills within the Team and will receive a full training and a development programme including accredited modules (acute pain, acute care course, non-medical prescribing and ALS) to enable  contribution to the ongoing future development of the Rapid response Team and develop your advanced professional skills.

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Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date. Candidates should assume that if they have not been contacted by the Human Resources Department within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date for the vacancy, they have not been shortlisted for interview.


Please note: by submitting this application you are providing consent to the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust Recruitment Team to approach the referee's provided on the application for the purpose of obtaining current or previous employment/education/character reference information and/or any other information deemed relevant to support your application. If you select "No" to state that we are not able to approach the referee prior to interview, we will contact you if you are successful with the role, prior to requesting the reference. However, if you select "Yes" and you are successfully appointed, we will request your references when your conditional offer letter is generated. Please be aware that the Recruitment Team will be supplying your date of birth and national insurance number for identification purposed. If you have any concerns, please contact the Recruitment Team.

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 nationals who require a tier 2 sponsorship 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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.

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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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