With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.
Band 5 Staff Nurse - Critical Care
Barts health, Newham General Intensive Care/High dependency unit service cares for the most severely ill patients in the hospital. The service is able to care for, diagnose and treat effectively any acute illness. It uses a range of enhanced physiological monitoring systems, organ supportive therapies and complex treatments that necessitate a high staff to patient ratio of a highly skilled, multi-professional team. We will be expanding our unit in the near future from 8 to 16 beds in order to offer high quality critical care to patients who require it.
We have a strong commitment to staff development and service improvement, and many development opportunities. Our education programs, supported by our practice development nurse, aim to provide staff with basic and advance training to maintain professional growth and development.
We are now seeking an enthusiastic band 5nurses to join our friendly and professional Intensive Care/High dependency unit. You will be warmly welcomed into a vibrant friendly team, and have many opportunities to develop your skills. You will need to be a registered nurse with six months experience and an interest in critical care nursing.
Development opportunities offered for nursing staff in ICU at Newham University Hospital, Bands 5Band 5
They will be allocated a Lead assessor who will oversee their ongoing development and will assist them in achieving competence in practice. In the first year they will be given objective books for various systems to facilitate the development of anatomy and physiology of different systems. The various study days given to them will enable them with ICU specific skills to enable safe delivery of care. They will be given a National Competency Frame work for Registered nurses in Adult Critical Care with national and local competencies, and should be completed within the first year of joining ICU.
Specialist practice modules for Intensive Care Nurses are offered once they achieved their competency and objective books. These modules can be studied at Level 6 or Level 7, as part of post registration or post graduate programmes. Mentorship and Intensive Care of the modules are available for a range of additional subjects including specialist neuro science and cardiac care courses.
Single study days are delivered locally in the following topics:
- If you are passionate and committed to the development and application of high quality patient care as we are, we want to hear from you
For any enquiries or an informal visit please contact: Sheila Robertson, Matron, ITU, at Apply
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.
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 reg