Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/09/2019.

  • Add to favourites

Staff Nurse- ITU/CCU

Job Reference: 347-1836844A

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Southport, Southport
£24,214 - £30,112

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Staff Nurse ITU/CCU


Critical Care


Full and Part Time Vacancies Available

Band 5

£24,214 - £30,112 per annum pro rata


Please be aware that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Opportunities have arisen for employment of qualified nurses to position of Staff Nurse on Critical Care.

Is patient safety, high standards of care, excellent team working, training and development important to you? If so this is the job for you!!

We are looking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic people to band 5 Staff Nurse vacancies.

Southport Critical Care Unit is a 15 bedded unit comprising of: 4 CCU, 6 HDU and 5 ITU beds. We offer support for multi organ failure and have invested in high performance technology and equipment to help with medical management and rehabilitation of critically ill patients.

We have a robust programme of staff development starting with a supernumerary period and then working through the Step 1, 2, 3 and 4 National Critical Care Competency Framework. There are opportunities for development within each band of staff including extended roles, secondments and of course access to the Critical Care course. Training is provided in house including bespoke clinical skills days and simulation which run on a monthly basis and we have close links with the Medical Education Centre. There is a full time practice educator employed to support this development.

We always strive to provide highest standard of nursing care and work closely with both medical teams and other HCPs both on our unit and in the wider Trust to ensure the very best outcomes for our patients.


Please note, this post will be subject to Enhanced DBS Check + Adults' Barred List.


Date Advertised: 20th August 2019

Date Advert Closes: 5th September 2019

Proposed Interview Date : 18th September 2019


For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie Webb, Critical Care Unit Manager, 01704 70 5060

Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

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.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo