Nursing Assistant - Critical Care
NHS AfC: Band 2
- Critical Care Unit
- NHS AfC: Band 2
- Full time
- Part time
- Royal Stoke
- £18,546 - £19,918 Pro Rata
- 20/01/2022 23:59
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Nursing Assistant, Critical Care Unit, Pods 3-6
Job type: Permanent
Working pattern: 36 hours per week, full rotational post
Pay scheme: Agenda for change
Pay Band: Band 2
Staff Group: Nursing/Midwifery
Specialty/Function: Critical Care Unit - Pods 3-6
As a Nursing Assistant on Critical Care you will be required to provide support in the provision of care for critically ill patients.
Main duties of the job
Providing support to the nursing team who are caring for Level 3 and Level 2 patients and undertaking other appropriate duties as directed by the nurse in charge.
Working for our organisation
“The surgical division encompasses Critical Care, Theatres and recovery, Central Treatment Suite, day case surgery, SAU (Surgical Assessment Unit) and SACU (Surgical Ambulatory Care Unit) and inpatient wards across both sites. The directorates within the division comprise a vast complement of surgical specialities: general surgery, gynaecology, urology, upper GI, colorectal, bariatric surgery, vascular surgery, ENT, breast, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, oral and maxillo-facial surgery.
Critical care is a dedicated 52 bedded state of the art facility and because the Trust is one of the 3 Major Trauma Centres in the West Midlands our team provides care for seriously ill patients across a range of medical and surgical specialities including neurosurgery and cardiothoracics. We also have a 14 bedded Surgical Special Care Unit (SSCU) which admits elective and emergency surgical patients requiring level 2 care.
You will be provided with the necessary training and education, supported by our dedicated Practice Development team.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Experience working as a nursing assistant is essential and within an acute area desirable.
Please see attached JD and PS for further details
As provision of care is over 24 hours, 7 days a week , you will be required to work shifts, including nights, weekends and bank holidays. Enhancements will be paid for unsocial hours.
Appointments to the post will commence at the lowest salary point, respectively, unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services.
- Minimum of NVQ - L2
- Prior experience in an acute care setting
- Experience in a Level 2 facility
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Senior Sister
- Job title
- Senior Sister
- Telephone number
- 01782 679037
- Additional information
For an informal visit or enquiries please contact one of our Senior Sisters on 01782 679037.