Nurse Team Leader Critical Care

Band 6

Main area
Critical Care
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill - Kings College
Denmark Hill
£31,878 - £42,046 pa inc HCA
25/07/2018 23:59

Band 6 Nurse Team Leader Full Time - 37.5 hours/week

Are you an experienced Critical Care trained nurse? Are you looking to develop your clinical expertise, leadership and management skills in a progressive, dynamic and friendly Critical Care Unit? If so, then please read on as King’s College Hospital Critical Care wants to hear from you!

King’s Critical Care Units are seeking experienced, passionate and dedicated Critical Care nurses who would like to develop their clinical, teaching, management and leadership skills in these demanding and rapidly changing environments.

The Nurse Team Leader position assists the senior nursing team with the day to day management and leadership of the unit and an identified group of nurses. You will be a clinical expert currently working on a busy multi-speciality Critical Care Unit with the ability to make clinical decisions in relation to both Level 2 and Level 3 patients.

The post holder must have an appropriate post-registration Critical Care Course, mentorship qualification and ideally, hold (or be actively working towards) a UK recognised nursing degree or equivalent. You will need to demonstrate a proven track record of change management reflected in improved patient care. Possess excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to lead a team, demonstrating an insight into team structure, leadership and development.

There are 4 Critical Care Units at King’s (Denmark Hill site), including a specialist Liver ICU. The critical care directorate provides specialist care across all specialities for critically ill medical and surgical patients, including liver, neurosurgery, neurology, trauma, orthopaedics, general surgery, cardiothoracic, cardiology, renal, and haematology. A new purpose built 60 bedded unit is due to open in July 2018.

King's College Hospital is situated in South East London and provides comprehensive health care and emergency services for a diverse community. It is also one of London’s four major trauma centres covering the South East of England. With over 1,400 beds and 11,000 staff across various sites.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (King’s) is one of the largest and busiest hospital trusts in London, with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and achievement. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured teaching and staff development programmes for all staff.

We are affiliated to King’s College, London, which provides a wide variety of modules that will lead to an MSc in Critical Care Nursing.

If you would like more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Jo Berry on 0333 5773398 or email

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Applicant requirements

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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Jo Berry

0333 577 3398

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