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Intensive Care Unit
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Site
£29,057 - £36,134 per annum, incl. HCAS
12/04/2020 23:59

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Staff Nurse – Intensive Care

Band 5

About our Trust

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provide services from two main hospitals, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, and a number of clinics across London and the South-East. 

We have over 6,000 members of staff that are PROUD to Care for nearly one million people. Both hospitals provide full clinical services, including full maternity, emergency and children’s, in addition to a range of community-based services across London, such as award-winning sexual health and HIV clinics.

We’re one of the safest and best performing Trusts in the country. We’re also one of the top trusts to work for – our staff say they’re engaged, motivated, and would recommend us as a place to work and receive treatment.

In 2020, The Trust was rated by the Care Quality Commission as ‘Outstanding’ in the well-led and use of resources domains and ‘Good’ in the safe, effective, caring and responsive domains. The Trust as a whole was ‘Good’, but the Chelsea site was ‘Outstanding’.

Our facilities are some of the best in the country. We have been investing around £10 million a year in our estate. We are currently spending c. £25 million on expanding our adult and neonatal critical care facilities at Chelsea and Westminster and redevelopment of our children’s unit at West Middlesex – in partnership with our charity, CW+ and generous donors.



About the role


Staff Nurse - Intensive Care, Band 5

The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Intensive Care Units comprises of a combination of level two, level three and Burns intensive care beds on the Chelsea and Westminster site.

We care for a broad range of critically ill patients within primary nursing teams. We offer a friendly and supportive working environment where education is seen as a priority. We would like you to join our team to provide excellent, compassionate care to all our critically ill patients and their families.

We would like to recruit nurses with experience of working within an acute hospital setting. Don’t worry if you haven’t got previous intensive care experience, as all nurses new to ICU will join our Foundations of Critical Care Course, which will provide you with the necessary skills to get you established as an intensive care nurse.

You will also receive an exceptional induction and orientation programme.

There are also exciting development plans for ICU at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

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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

Geraldine Fitzgerald O'Connor & Emma Long, Senior Sisters

Chelsea and Westminster Intensive Care Unit

Intensive Care Unit

369 Fulham road

London SW10 9NH