Staff Nurse - Critical Care
University College London Hospitals
London
6d ago

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites.

Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels.

This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills.

UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

At UCLH (university College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant atmosphere, with quick and easy links to all our sites.

Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels.

This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through clinical excellence and leadership skills.

UCLH prides itself on its investment to staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Who are we?

We are 4 critical care units spread over 3 sites : University College Hospital (UCH) London has 35 beds and is a general unit taking patients from our busy emergency department, after major surgery, from the wards as well as tertiary referrals from across the UK and abroad.

Westmoreland Street has 9 beds and takes mostly high risk and complex surgical patients. We have recently opened our new state-of-the-art cancer facility which has 10 beds and takes primarily haematology patients.

Our new PACU is located on the 6th Floor at UCH site taking high risk surgical patients undergoing Head & Neck, Gynae, colorectal and upper GU surgery.

Why work with us?

National audits show that we have some of the best outcomes in the country, and, within the Trust, the Unit gained Exemplar Ward status more quickly than any other department.

Several of our nurses have been finalists or have won awards at the UCLH Trust Excellence Awards.

  • You will be part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team, including the country’s leading critical care research and development team, the unit psychologist, the authors of Europe’s best selling critical care nursing textbook, experts in quality improvement and human factors;
  • led by our matron and supported by a dedicated education team.

    Our Band 5 Staff Nurse pathway :

  • Nationally recognised competency & learning framework using STEP
  • Rotations across all four sites
  • Internal Introduction to Critical Care Course
  • Access to the Adult Critical Care Course at MSc / BSc level (current provider LSBU)
  • We are committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation or is disadvantaged by requirements that cannot be justified.

    We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, all our staff have access to free independent and confidential support, large retail discounts, a staff discount platform, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few.

    Additionally, UCLH Arts and Heritage’s staff wellbeing programme, Creative Comfort, offers a variety of ways to engage with the arts as a member of UCLH staff.

    You can try out the weekly choir, weekly art club and join the Culture Club for exclusive access to free and discounted tickets for opera, exhibitions, theatre and more.

    We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

    We are also members of www.mytrustbenefits.co.uk / which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

    This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

    Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via TRAC.

    jobs and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

    Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

    You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

    Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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