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Band 5 Staff Nurse- ITU

Job Description

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.

Harefield Hospital’s Critical Care Unit has 35 beds consisting of 18 ITU, 7 Recovery and 10 HDU beds. New staff will be offered a placement on ITU / Recovery. Our ITU cares for patients following a variety of complex cardiothoracic procedures including transplantation, ECMO and Ventricular assist devices. Successful applicants will be fully supported whilst gaining experience in the care of critically ill patients undergoing a variety of critical care interventions. Our education programmes, supported by our practice education team, aim to provide staff of all grades with the essential knowledge and skills required in our busy, friendly department. Following orientation and completion of relevant competencies, staff will have the opportunity to access university based post-graduate courses.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are keen to develop their critical care nursing skills whilst applying the values associated with the 6Cs of nursing. Applicants must have previous experience in a level 3 setting (including pre-registration placements).

To find out more or to arrange an informal visit please contact Sue Mather, Acting Matron, Critical Care on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Interview Dates to be confirmed.

Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Trust has a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities . Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

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