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Staff Nurse posted by NHS

Full Time
£21,909 - £28,462 / year

Job Description

Please Note: Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Please note: If you are an ‘At Risk’ NHS employee you must state this clearly at the top of the Additional Information section on your application form.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer, aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities . All appointments will be made on merit.


yThe brand new Alder Hey Children’s Healthpark opened in October 2015 with a larger Critical Care capacity.

The 24 bed intensive care unit and separate 19 bed high dependency unit are light, bright and spacious. We are a dynamic, research-active cardiac and general critical care, in a level 3 trauma centre with heli-pad on-site. We have nursing positions available in our friendly, supportive, multi-professional critical care team now in both PICU and HDU areas. There are many opportunities for knowledge and skill development, as well as career development. Critical care has a team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners, a Nurse Consultant and a dedicated Nurse Research fellow, and nurse education team.

What we can offer you:

- A PICS approved 10 week supernumerary critical care orientation (Foundation) course

- Funded high dependency and intensive care courses at both degree and masters level

- Funded PLS and APLS courses

- mentorship in practice module

- Secondment opportunities into education and research nurse roles (for senior band 5s and 6s)

- Ongoing skill development for senior nurses; opportunities to join the CVVH (Continuous Veno-Venous Haemofiltation) or ECMO (Extra-corporeal Membrane Oxygenation) teams.

- Funded post-graduate research opportunities for nurses (MSc by research & PhDs) supported by the only dedicated PICU Nurse Scientist in the UK

- A diverse clinical and/or academic nurse career with a huge range of clinical skills and experiences available

Applications accepted from Registered Nurse (Children), RSCN and adult trained nurses who have had 2 years’ experience within an adult critical care environment.

For more information or an informal visit please contact:

Alison Scally Lead nurse educator ( Email address removed ) or Sue Tickle team manager ( Email address removed )

We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment and selection process and the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.
Applications are welcome from anyone eligible to work in the UK.

Black, Chinese and Disabled individuals are under-represented in our total workforce, and males are under-represented in our nursing workforce. We actively encourage applicants from these groups.

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