Staff Nurse - Intensive Care/Critical Care

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Kings College
£26,554 - £34,496 pa inc HCAP
03/06/2018 23:59

Are you a band 5 ICU nurse who is looking to join a progressive and dynamic critical care unit? King’s College Hospital is offering band 5 critical care nurses the opportunity to progress their ICU career within a supportive environment. If you are searching for the opportunity to progress your ICU nursing career with a leading London NHS Trust; who will be able to invest in your learning & development, then please read on, as here at King’s we are looking for people just like you.

Our critical care service at King’s (Denmark Hill site), comprises of 65 beds, which are spread across three multi-specialty units and Liver ICU. We provide specialist care for critically ill medical and surgical patients. This includes liver, neurosurgery, neurology, trauma, orthopaedics, general surgery, cardiothoracic, cardiology, renal and haematology. A new purpose built 60+ bedded unit is due to open in 2018. We are keen to hear from passionate, enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 ICU experienced registered nurses who want to make the move to a busy, dynamic and supportive critical care environment.

Our practice development team delivers an excellent supernumerary orientation and induction programme for all new starters, and all candidates will participate in our well established critical care developmental pathway programme. All pathways will be tailored to your current level and targeted towards to your career aspirations. We are also proud to be able to offer critical care modules, courses and further qualifications at King’s College London.

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 11,500 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.

If you would like to have the opportunity to join a critical care unit where your development and career progression is important then please apply online today, or If you would like to have an informal discussion then please contact Jo Berry on 0333 577 3398 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 03335773398

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