Critical Care Outreach Nurse

Band 7

Main area
Critical care outreach
Band 7
30 hours per week
Job ref
Frimley Park Hospital
£33,280 - £43,469 pa inclusive of HCAS pro rata
30/05/2018 23:59

Frimley Health is a Trust where great care and great careers go hand in hand. We’re three hospitals working closely with each other and with the communities we serve in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire  - our organisation has brought Heatherwood and Wexham hospitals into the fold of Frimley Park Hospital and its wider community services.

You’ll find the highest standards of clinical excellence across our locations and a friendly, supportive, open culture that brings everyone together. For our team it means a great day-to-day working experience – in a Trust with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future. The investment and changes ahead make this an exciting place to be. You can play your part in delivering exceptional patient care, while continuing to grow, develop and progress through first class learning and training.

Our Critical Care Outreach team are looking to recruit a new team member due to retirement. The pattern of work includes 7 day working with a shift pattern covering day time hours. You will be supported by a very experienced team  of critical care outreach nurses & an outreach lead consultant alongside a Matron & Head of Nursing.

We are looking for a band 7 practitioner to work 30 hours per week.You will have a background of  critical care &  recent experience at band 6 level. You will be a non medical independent prescriber.  You must be prepared to become an ALS instructor if selected  & also be willing to undertake study at Masters level. If you are in possession of the essential criteria but don't currently have a non medical prescribers course then a band 6 position may be offered.

The main aspects of the role include responding to Trust NEWS calls & follow up of patients discharged from the Critical Care Unit. You will have a close working relationship with our step down augmented care areas - SADU, MADU, PACU,  the renal unit & CCU. There is a large component of teaching both at the bedside & in a more formal setting.

You will be an integral member of the Critical Care multi disciplinary team, your  knowledge & skills will be maintained by working ad hoc shifts within the Critical Care Unit .



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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Please contact Diane Dodsworth - Matron on 02176526525 or for informal enquiries