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Band 5 Staff Nurse - QH GITU/HDU

Band 5

Main area
Critical Care
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Queen's Hospital
£26,682 to £34,049 per annum inclusive
24/03/2019 23:59






Barking, Havering and Redbridge Trust are looking to recruit band 5 and band 6 staff nurses to our 52 bedded Critical Care units across two sites. We admit from a wide range of specialties and from a very busy Emergency Departments(ED) at Queens Hospital and King George Hospital. Our units consist of an 8 bedded high dependency/intensive care at King George Hospital a separate 10 bedded High Dependency unit, there is 22 bedded High Dependency/Intensive care unit at Queens Hospital and a 12 bedded Neuro Critical Care unit which admits neurology, neuro surgery patients from Queens Hospital ED and, is also a thresher referral unit from Essex.

Our Critical Care units provide excellent opportunities for nurses who are starting out in their Critical Care career or are looking for career progression to develop new skills. Why not join our experienced, motivated team and fulfil your potential. Each day brings an exciting challenge and there is always a learning opportunity. You will be working with a vibrant team, living our PRIDE values; Passion, Responsibility, Innovation, Drive and Empowerment.

What will Critical Care give you?

  • The Critical Care units run a foundation to Critical Care programme for you to build-up competence, experience and consolidate practical knowledge to theory on the units
  • Rotate across different Critical Care units to obtain experience across specialties
  • Nationally recognised training using the Critical Care network ‘step’ competencies
  • Access to an internationally recognised Critical Care course( London South Bank University)
  • Simulation training led by our senior consultants and highly specialist senior nurses
  • Opportunity to be supported and work with our unit practice educators
  • Opportunity to take part in a junior in house management programme to support you develops from a band 5 to 6.
  • Work in a fixed team with fixed shift patterns to facilitate effective team working and support.

 By choosing a career in Critical Care you can be developed to a level where you can take up a range of exciting opportunities which may inspire you to work in clinical education, outreach work to support former patients, , and organ donation or begin a pathway to take you to become an advanced nurse practitioner of the future.

Critical Care have well established , experienced staff who have confidence, clinical credibility and leadership skills who will act as positive role models to support you, monitoring training and supporting all new staff to our Critical Care units.

What have we achieved this year?

  • Critical Care was selected as a finalist at the Patient Experience Network awards this year (PENNA) 2018
  • One of our practice educationalists received PRIDE Educationalist of the Year award at the annual Trust Nursing, Midwifery and AHP (NMAHP) conference, June 2018
  • Critical Care has been selected as finalist for the Nursing Time awards October 2018
  • Divisional Nurse and Lead Nurse for Critical Care were winners of the NHS70 London
  • Women’s’ Leadership Network awards 2018
  • Our Healthcare Assistants team were team runner ups at the annual Trust Nursing, Midwifery and AHP(NMAHP)conference, June 2018
  • One of our Band 7 team leaders was NMHAP conference June 2018 first runner up, Nurse of the Year award

Application should be made on line but if you need any assistance please contact our Human Resource office 01708435000 ext. 4415.

You are welcome to come for an informal visit please do not hesitate to contact the senior team leaders Devina Ramchurn ext. 3139, Narayain Sungeelee, King Georges Hospital ext. 8724, Mags O Grady on ext.2139/6033

All new staff appointed to posts at the Trust are subject to a probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.
Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Louise Lucy Glavin, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 2291.

Looking forward to hearing from you!


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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