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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/09/2019.

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Band 6 Staff Nurse - High Dependency Unit

Job Reference: 391-ITUR6-S-AD-AD

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Free Site, Hampstead
£36,481 - £44,044 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 Hospital is looking to recruit band 6 staff nurses to join our Critical Care Team on a new 8 bedded High Dependency Unit (HDU). The HDU will admit adult surgical patients from a wide variety of specialities including hepato-biliary, vascular and colorectal.

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Registered Nurses who are either at the start of developing their leadership skills post HDU/ICU course or have band 6 experience in HDU / ICU and are looking for and exciting new challenge.

We are committed to developing and supporting a modern career framework for our Nurses in HDU / Critical Care, you will be supported through every step of your critical care career pathway by our Clinical Practice education team and senior team, In order to equip you with knowledge, skills and attitude to become a competent and confident Band 6 HDU / Critical Care Registered Nurse.

We will provide you with:

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

* ILS course

* In house leadership programme and support you to attend various NHS Leadership Courses.

Applicants must be NMC Registered RGN, with a critical care course, relevant HDU / ICU experience, experience in teaching and mentoring, excellent communication skills and able to manage total patient care and work independently.

The Royal Free Hospital also has a 34 bedded Intensive Care Unit which admits in excess of 1700 patients per year. Career development opportunities include the potential to rotate between both ICU and HDU.

Our HDU opened in January 2019 on a Monday to Friday basis. We support flexible working and part time working, with the whole department offer self-rostering via our electronic rota to ensure a healthy work life balance and Joy at work.

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

Should you be shortlisted for this role, an assessment day. The assessment day involves a drug calculations, followed by face to face interviews should you pass the assessment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact: Sean Carroll / Sinead Hanton Matron ICU. Bleep 1566

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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