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Experienced Staff Nurse (CICU/PICU/NICU)

Job Description

Experienced Staff Nurse –Band 5


The demand for critical care services at GOSH continues to increase due to many factors including national service reviews and expansion of specialist services at GOSH. As such, we are currently recruiting nurses to work across our Critical Care services within our Cardiac Intensive Care (CICU), Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) and Paediatric Intensive Care (PICU) Units.

This is your chance to work in a hospital with an international reputation situated in central London close to Oxford Circus, Covent Garden, Leicester Square and St Pancras International for Eurostar and travel to Europe. So you’ll be at the heart of the action as you take your nursing skills to the next level.

Nursing jobs in Cardiac Intensive Care (CICU)

Our Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (Flamingo) has the largest paediatric cardiothoracic practice and intensive care service in the UK and is the major referral centre for children with complex heart conditions. We offer a wide range of experiences and learning opportunities including heart and lung transplantation, tracheal reconstruction, thoracic surgery, pulmonary hypertension and mechanical heart.

To find out more, please contact Barbara Childs on ( Email address removed ) or call  ( Phone number removed )  (ext 8625).

Nursing jobs in Paediatric Intensive Care (PICU)

Our Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is one of the largest intensive care centres in the UK and cares for children from all over the UK and internationally as well as locally within the North Thames area. PICU offers intensive treatment and support for all specialties including oncology, neurology, metabolic medicine renal medicine, ENT, endocrinology and respiratory medicine.

To find out more, please contact Alison Taberner-Stokes via email ( Email address removed ) or call  ( Phone number removed )  ext. 8812.

Nursing jobs in Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Great Ormond Street Hospital provides excellent care to critically ill neonates in an environment which is sensitive to the needs of the baby and the family. We are one of the lead centres for complex neonatal surgery in North Thames.

To find out more, please contact Beccy Davies on ( Email address removed ) or call  ( Phone number removed )  (ext 5106).

Join our friendly and welcoming teams as we expand our services.

Essential requirements

  • Registered Children’s Nurse
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Comitment to family centred care
  • Excellent verbal and written communcations skills

Staff Benefits

  • Expert support and education programmes
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Flexible working
  • Staff accommodation
  • NHS pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health and social wellbeing

Please ensure that you answer the relevant application question regarding which 1 of the 3 areas you wish to apply for; if you wish to apply for more than one area please feel free to list all those you are interested in, in order of preference.

Interview date:

Interviews will be held on either the first Thursday or Friday of each month

Please be advised that:

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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