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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/08/2019.

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Band 5 Staff Nurse - ITU Barnet Hospital

Job Reference: 391-ITUB5-S-AD-AA

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Barnet Hospital, Barnet
£27,936 - £34,629 per annum inclusive of HCAS

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

As part of the application process you will be asked to answer number of questions regarding World Class Care Values. In order to watch a video with the values, please visit our trust's website.

The Royal Free Critical Care team is looking to appoint Band 5’s who have a minimum of six months post registration experience to join our critical care team on the Barnet Site. We are seeking to appoint motivated and dynamic Band 5 Registered Nurses who wish to pursue a structured Band 5 to 6 critical care development.

The Barnet Intensive Care unit comprises of 23 beds, 10 level 2 and 13 level 3. The unit admits in excess of 1,000 patients per year. Specialties include general medical and surgical patients, patients requiring renal replacement therapies, spinal, plastic and complex lower GI.

In order to equip you with the correct knowledge, skills and attitude to become a competent and confident critical care Registered Nurse we will provide you with:

* Supernumerary orientation programme that will be individualized to your professional needs.

*Tracheostomy study day and training.

*Dedicated band 7 staff member and team who will guide and mentor you throughout your development.

* Band 5 Registered Nurses will attend an “Introduction to Intensive Care Course”. This is a 6 month course and on completion will give you 15, Level 6 Credits.

* Experienced Band 5 Registered Nurses will be supported to gain a place on the nationally recognised Royal Free Postgraduate Intensive Care Course. This is a 6 month course and on completion will give you 30, Level 6 Credits.

As you can see we are committed to developing and supporting a modern career frame work for our Nurses in critical care and you will be supported every step of your critical care career pathway by our Clinical Practice education team and senior team.

Please note that these vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date, subject to the high number of applicants anticipated.

An assessment day will take place for successfully shortlisted applicants at Barnet Hospital which will involve a 2 stage interview process (written drugs calculation and scenarios test; followed by a face to face interview should you pass the written test).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Deborah Kirby, ITU Matron - / 020 8216 5304


Nuala Kelly, Senior Practice Educator – 020 216 5311

AT* - Apprenticeship Training.- Where AT* is entered next to the job title indicates that this vacancy is for an apprenticeship role.

By applying for this role, you accept if successful, that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which aims at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers. Therefore we require you to complete your stat and Man e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

If you require sponsorship to work in the UK, check to ensure you are eligible under the UKVI points based system online. Please see announcement from UKVI re arrangements in a Brexit ‘no deal’ situation for EU people to still be recruited and come and work here for up to 36 months. Go to the Government website – ‘Guidance on staying in the UK for longer than 3 months if there's no Brexit deal’.

The Trust uses scanning technology to check I.D such as Passports, Driving Licences etc, as part of the clearance process.

The Trust will request a DBS (CRB) if post involves regulated activities. The Trust is compliant with the Disclosure and Barring Service Codes of practice and the Rehabilitation of offenders act.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Communication will be via our 3rd party e-recruitment system.

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

UK Registration

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

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