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Critical Care Sister / Charge Nurse - ICU / HDU

Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Location
Whipps Cross University Hospital, London
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
29 Nov 2021

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Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

Whipps Cross University Hospital is part of the Barts Health group of hospitals renowned for excellence and innovation and providing safe and compassionate care that serves an area that is rich in diversity, providing services to a broad and diverse multicultural community for people living in East London and beyond.

We are looking for experienced critical care nurses to join our busy adult intensive care / high dependency units.

You will need significant experience in critical care and be able to demonstrate advanced clinical knowledge. You will be expected to take an active role in helping us to continuously improve on our patient centred care.

Excellent communication skills are essential with a proven ability to support and mentor staff.

You will have an opportunity to rotate internally between HDU and ICU in order to develop a full range of skills and be supported with in house training and a mentorship programme

With excellent transport links Whipps Cross University Hospital provides a full range of modern acute medicine for various specialist services with a strong focus and a rewarding environment with excellent training, development and support enabling our staff to meet the high standards of healthcare. Our commitment and regard for our patients are reflected in our vision and WeCare values which are at the heart of everything we do.

As part of our critical care commitment to enhance the working lives of our staff, we offer flexible working arrangements, childcare vouchers, family-friendly policies and staff benefits including an excellent pension scheme. We are committed to providing a culture of continuous learning, which actively supports your professional development. Whipps Cross is a friendly, welcoming and supportive place to work with many staff benefits provided on site from the Tomswood Health and Wellbeing Centre which offers Zumba and Pilates, to name but a few of the options, to the varied on site catering arrangements which provide a broad range of healthy options. Staff well-being is a priority for Whipps Cross.

With an up and coming redevelopment which will incorporate a new state of the art sustainable hospital that will improve core NHS services for patient care the future is bright for Whipps Cross. Come and be part of our Whipps Cross family as you shape your story with Barts Health.

For further information please contact Matron Chris Hooper or Theresa Candelario, HDU Ward Manager on 0208 535 6592.

For further details / informal visits contact:

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We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Our people strategy for 2019-2022 sets out our priorities and an action plan to meet our ambition. In this strategy, we set out the deal we are offering to you in return for living and breathing our values so that they shape everything that you do every single day.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals' who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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