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Critical Care Nurse

Job Reference: J11-APH-RN08-17

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Band 5

Locations covered: Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHSFT (ArroweParkHospital)

Registered Critical Care Nurse(flexible hours)

Day rate: £15.68 per hour Night/Saturday rate: £20.38 per hour Sunday/Bank Holiday rate: £25.09 per hour

NHS Professionals manages the temporary staffing needs of around 65 NHS Trusts across England. An integral part of the NHS, it aims to reduce trusts’ spending on flexible workers without compromising quality, by providing greater transparency of demand and supplying bank staff at the best possible rate.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital (Arrowe Park Hospital)

Be part of an award-winning and innovative NHS Foundation Trust that is at the forefront of clinical technology and patient care. As Wirral’s largest employer, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the thriving heart of the local community. Comprising Wirral’s only Emergency Department, it is one of the biggest and busiest acute NHS trusts in the North West.

With state-of-the-art facilities based within a fast-paced and ever-developing environment, this forward-thinking Trust is on an exciting journey of transformation. We are enormously proud that we continue to have low mortality rates, impressive results in national audits such as for stroke, children’s inpatient services and maternity and breast services as well as some outstanding patient feedback. The Trust has been recognised by numerous national awards over the past 12 months in areas including dermatology, dementia, patient experience, patient safety, scientific innovation and staff engagement to name drop just a few.

The health and wellbeing of our colleagues is also really important to us, and our latest NHS Staff Survey reflects this. It’s great to know our engaged staff are feeling even more positive and enthusiastic by recommending the Trust as a place to work.

Why not see what Wirral has to offer yourself by applying to join our global workforce of NHS professionals. To find out more about the hospital please open the attached document and follow the link.

In order to apply for this post you must have a minimum of 6 months hospital experience in a similar role within the last 2 years or completion of a Return to Practice within the last 2 years.

The post holder will;

  • Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practice.
  • Undertake nursing assessment and evaluation to enable development of appropriate plans of care based on the needs of the individual
  • Handover and transferring responsibility of care to colleagues – relaying importing information
  • Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients
  • Ensure safe administration of drugs in accordance with NMC and CHS policies
  • Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines
  • Carry out nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and standards
  • Undertake regular mandatory training

In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits:

  • competitive, weekly pay
  • access to the NHSP Stakeholder Pension
  • paid annual leave,
  • first option of shifts

To apply to join the bank, your application must be submitted through the NHS Professionals website, we look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that you will be contacted via email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails regularly.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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