***Please note we are only able to accept applications from those with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN as we are unable to support OSCE at this time***
Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge? Would you like to develop new skills? Do you have an interest in enhancing your acute critical care skills?
This is an excellent opportunity for staff working in acute areas whoare keento advance their skills and knowledge further in the critical care speciality. If you are looking for an opportunity to enhance and develop your skills within a friendly, positive and challenging environment, then this could be the ideal role for you.
Main duties of the job
We are able to offer the right candidate a comprehensive competency based development programme including study days, initial supervised practice period and educator support for development of enhanced skills and knowledge for a 1 year fixed term contract. The programme is fully supported by mentors and a new starter pack.
The work within Critical Care changes quickly and can be physically, mentally and emotionallydemanding. The successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, be a good team player, be able to work under pressure and have excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.
The role includes night shifts, day shifts and weekends. Successful applicants will need to be flexible. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, we would like to hear from you.
Our teams work hard to be flexible and promote a health work/home life balance and so, agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates from our local package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here are a few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:o Access to the NHS Pension Schemeo Relocation allowance in line with the Trust policyo Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidayso Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial yearo In-house Physiotherapy Serviceso Career development and training opportunitieso Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling serviceso Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurantso Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light CardIf you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.
19 April 2023
Agenda for change
£27,055 to £32,934 a year pa
Practice in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Code of Conduct for nurses, midwives and health visitors.
Promote a calm, quiet, caring and dignified environment which is conducive to generating confidence in patients and visitors at all times.
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for critically ill patients without direct supervision after successful completion of appropriate critical care competences.
Work effectively as a multidisciplinary team to ensure standards of care are maintained.
Facilitate others within a learning experience and act as mentor/assessor to junior staff, pre and post registration students.
Take charge of a group of patients within the department following completion of internal development programme, supervising other staff and ensuring patient safety in the absence of Sister or deputy.
Maintain high standards of care, ensuring care is delivered in accordance with Trust and national guidance.
Education and Qualifications
- Registered general Nurse
- Evidence of ongoing professional development
- Post Registration experience within an Acute care area
- Accredited Mentorship course
- Basic computer Skills
- Completion of Critical Care National Framework Step 1
- Ability to communicate effectively
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).