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Bank- Band 6 PICU Nurse

Imperial College Healt
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Sep 2021
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Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary's, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Staff Bank

We are absolutely committed to ensuring that our patients have the best possible experience within our hospitals. We are looking for people who are committed to delivering outstanding patient care, whatever their role, and who take pride in what they do. We place a high value on treating all patients, visitors and colleagues with respect and dignity, and seek people who strive for excellence in all that they do.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is made up of five hospitals; Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea, St Mary's and the Western Eye Hospitals. As well as integrating with Imperial College London, we are one of the largest acute trusts in the UK. Employing almost 10,000 staff, offering more than 50 clinical specialties, and with one of the largest portfolios of services in the country, we have one million patient contacts a year.

Band 6 PICU Nurse

The PICU unit is based at St Mary's Hospital and provides specialist care to the local community and further afield. Every year around 400 children are admitted to the unit and plans are underway to increase the establishment and bed capacity to 15 beds with new equipment and additional space for families. The staff bank plays a key role in supporting the service delivery.

Eligibility requirements:
  • At least 6 months experience working in a NHS acute hospital setting
  • Desirable to have completed a Critical Care course
  • Desirable to have been assessed as IV competent and hold evidence of certification
  • Have great communication and interpersonal skills with an enthusiastic approach to the provision of quality care.
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of supportive and flexible team working.
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Be willing to complete an Enhanced DBS check
  • Able to provide evidence of immunisations for Occupational Health check

Rate of Pay: £30.00 - £36.00 (including WTR, pay rate depending on day and time worked)

Benefits for you
  • Efficient recruitment process
  • Complimentary Mandatory training
  • Free Trust uniform
  • You can browse and book your own shifts on Employee Online.
  • You have priority to book the shifts that you want - work when and where you like.
  • Flexibility of shift times and locations
  • You can view your roster online - no need to call to confirm shifts.
  • Great opportunity to progress within the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and gain experience
  • Friendly team environment
  • Lines of work
  • Competitive pay rates with weekly payment for the shifts you have worked
  • Hourly rate includes WTR
  • Dedicated team based at Charing Cross and St Mary's Hospital
  • Free DBS check

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Values

As an organisation we expect everyone to be:

We are considerate and thoughtful, so you feel respected and included.

  • We put people first
  • We listen, notice and respond
  • We see things from others' point of view
  • Notice when someone needs help
  • Make eye contact and smile
  • Introduce ourselves by name and role
  • Actively listen and respond to others
  • Make time for meaningful interactions

We actively seek others' views and ideas, so we achieve more together.

  • We work as a team
  • We're open and approachable
  • We're adaptable

We draw on our diverse skills, knowledge and experience, so we provide the best possible care.

  • We're informed and up to date
  • We're reliable
  • We're responsible

We are receptive and responsive to new thinking, so we never stop learning, discovering and improving.

  • We strive for excellence
  • We embrace innovation
  • We champion better care


Contact a friendly member of our recruitment team on 0203 312 7881 or


Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. Please note that due to a high volume of applications, if you have not been contacted in two weeks your application has been unsuccessful.


Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted via email within 2 weeks of the advert closing.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

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At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You'll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


Please note once the vacancy that you have applied for has closed your application will be transferred to the Trac Recruitment System and you can expect emails from this site.

Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number).

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