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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 200-CWJJB-1431282-GO-F

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Critical Care -Adults
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust London, London
£29,057 - £36,134 pa inc

Staff Nurse Band 5 : To provide excellent nursing care by developing skills and competencies to care for critically ill patients. To act in a responsible manner, demonstrating respect and kindness to others, in accordance with the trust values.

You must have a minimum of one year’s current nursing experience as a qualified nurse working in an acute care ward or department

Neuro Intensive Care (NICU)

This friendly, busy 17 bedded unit is the Regional Neuroscience’s Centre for South West Thames. We provide the unique experience of caring for patients following head and spinal trauma, along with those suffering from complex neurological disorders. This modern, well unit believes in the development of its staff to provide a high standard of evidence based care for Neuro patients.

Cardiothoracic Intensive Care (CTICU)

This fast paced 21 bedded tertiary referral unit cares for both emergency and elective patients from a broad range of specialties including cardio thoracic surgery, cardiology, vascular surgery and chest trauma. Seasonally we also provide advanced respiratory care to medical patients requiring isolation. This spacious, modern unit promotes evidence based practice and prides itself on excellent inter professional collaboration.

St Georges Healthcare is a leading NHS Trust Foundation Trust employing over 4,000 staff and one of London’s designated Major Trauma Centers. We are unique in that we have three large adult Intensive Care Units on the same site; Neuro, Cardiothoracic and General. This provides exciting opportunities for developing career pathways. Although run as separate units all work closely together sharing expertise and innovations.

You must have a strong desire to care for critically ill patients. We provide a three month supportive educational programme Foundation’s of Critical Care Nursing Course (FCCNC) at the beginning of your employment, to facilitate your development and clinical skills competency within intensive care. (No A/L may be taken during your first 3 months)

Once completed there is the opportunity to undertake the University based Critical Care Course (Intensive Care), and to rotate to one or both of the other adult units. ED and Paediatric or Neonatal ICU to further develop your practice.

Please submit a thorough and informative application form in order to be shortlisted and be interviewed at our Assessment Centre on Monday 9th September 2019, at 10am.

During the assessment centre there will be a drug calculation test, written and communication exercise followed by an interview for those who are successful.

We do not run individual interviews. If you are unable to attend, please email the Recruitment Sister who will advise you of the next Critical Care Assessment Centre

Please state at the bottom of your supporting evidence your preference of Cardiac or Neuro ICU or you will be allocated one of our critical care areas.

Assessment Centre/Interview Date – on Monday 9th September 2019. 10am prompt. To be held at the back of the Staff restaurant “Ingredients” 1st floor Lanesborough Wing.

Internal applicants please bring trust ID.

Applicants will be informed by the 4th September if shortlisted to attend interview/assessment centre on Monday 9th September 2019



For further details / informal visits contact:

Anthea Allen: Critical Care Recruitment Sister

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All applications submitted via NHS Jobs will be imported into Trac, the applicant management/recruitment system used by St Georges NHS Foundation Trust. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. We will be unable to respond to any messages sent to the Trust via the NHS Jobs website. If you are successful in being offered a position at the Trust, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained on site at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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.

UK Registration

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

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