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Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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St Thomas' Hospital
£37,660 - £47,778 p.a inclusive of HCA
09/04/2017 23:59
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Sister/Charge Nurse - Critical Care

Band 7

We are offering a fantastic career opportunity as a Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse in an exciting, forward thinking Critical Care environment

Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has one of the largest critical care departments in the UK, located in the centre of London. With over 70 critical care beds within the division we can offer an innovative, challenging and inspirational career experience. The critical care area includes a medical/ Surgical HDU, a specialist respiratory centre (Lane Fox Unit), an Overnight Intensive Recovery, a Critical Care Unit on the Guys site and an Intensive Care Unit on the St. Thomas’ site.

As a tertiary referral centre, the critical care division prides itself in being nationally and internationally renowned for its services, quality of staff and academic departments.

We are currently looking for experienced and dynamic critical care nurses to lead our large workforce and set and maintain the high clinical standards we all aspire to.

Critical Care is fully committed to audit and research and provides a dynamic environment conducive to gaining additional knowledge and skills. We have close links with local, nationally renowned educational providers which enables us to provide a wide range of educational programmes up to PhD level.

Applications are invited for the following position:
1. Clinical Band 7, Critical Care
2. Band 7 – Clinical

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a large, innovative Critical Care team.

We offer excellent opportunities to gain a broad range of experience in caring for critically ill patients including those requiring post-operative cardiothoracic care, renal replacement therapy, high-frequency oscillatory ventilation therapy, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and those requiring treatment for multiple organ failure.

We require energetic, self-motivated and innovative individuals who are passionate about critical care nursing and who are willing to push the professional boundaries to develop an exceptional service for our patients.

Applicants must have:

• ENB 100 or equivalent critical care course
• ENB 998 or recognised mentorship qualification
• Extensive clinical leadership/team management experience
• Expert skills in caring for both Level 2 and Level 3 patients
• A Degree or equivalent level of education and experience
Informal visits are encouraged; please contact:

Clare Meadows, or Jo Willcox Matron, Critical Care
on 020 7188 3045 or email or

Closing date for applications: Sunday 9th April, Midnight
Interviews: 18th April 2017

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from Tier 2 candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable and available candidates, as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test as required by the Border Immigration Authority.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Clare Meadows, or Jo Willcox Matron, Critical Care
on 020 7188 3045 or email or