- Full Time 37.5 hours per week
- £24,214 - £30,112 per annum
- 19/03/2020 23:59
CRITICAL CARE DIRECTORATE
ROYAL DEVON & EXETERHOSPITAL (WONFORD)
REF: CLOSING DATE
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Intensive Care Team.
The successful applicant will deliver individual care to critically ill patients requiring advanced support . The applicant will also be required to liaise with the multi-professional team and other services/departments within the Trust to promote good working relationships.
The applicant will need to have a broad and sound clinical knowledge and ideally experienced in caring for acutely ill patients. They should either be a registered nurse or an ODP.
Ideally, they will need to have at least 6 months experience at Band 5. Evidence of on-going professional development is essential.
Training Opportunities in Intensive Care
- We utilize nationally recognized competency packages of learning (CC3N) which are transferable to all Critical Care Units .Additionally all staff have the opportunity to work with specialized Practice Education Team and attend New Starters Study days.
- After 18months experience in ICU and completion of the appropriate CC3N Competencies there is an opportunity to interview for a 40 credit level 6 University accredited ITU module as part of the Plymouth University partnership module.
- Following attainment of a 40 credit Critical care course, there are additional opportunities to be interviewed for the level 6 Paediatric Course.
Senior ITU trained nurses will receive additional training to care for paediatrics that are
admitted to adult critical care as we have a small number of paediatric patients that require
stabilization prior to transfer to a paediatric critical care unit.
- Supportive and Pastoral environment
- Dedicated Professional Development Team working to support staff at all levels
- Individual Group specific study days annually
- Opportunity to attend National and International Conferences
- Advanced Critical Care Practitioner roles and training
For further information and to arrange an informal visit, please contact Kimberley Luker (Matron) or Julie Purday (Senior Matron) on 01392 402425.
This post has been identified as involving access to vulnerable adults and/or children and in line with Trust policy successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.
Please note that you will be notified via email regarding the result of your application. If you are successful in obtaining an interview you will be given a minimum of 1 weeks notice, prior to your interview date. If you have not received any correspondence from us within 1 week of the closing date please contact the recruitment team on 01392 403758/403936. It is not Trust policy to contact successful candidates in any other form than by email.
If you are appointed to a position within the Trust you will be required to provide original documents to verify your identity prior to your start date. This must be a valid passport or full birth certificate (specifying the names of the holder’s parents) together with proof of your national insurance number. Your contract of employment with the Trust may be invalidated in the event that you are unable to provide this documentation.
We are committed to equal opportunity for all and encourage flexible working arrangements including job sharing.
The Trust is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse workforce and so we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, marriage/civil partnership or transgender status.
Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness, Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity
***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.**
DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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
Emma Brown firstname.lastname@example.org 01392 402424
If you have problems applying, contact
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
- 01392 403936 or 403758