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Registered Nurse - Critical Care

Job Reference nhsp/TP/295725/1679

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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Up to £28 excluding holiday pay
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Registered Health Care professional
Region / Division:
West Midlands
Business Unit:
National Bank

Main Responsibilities

Job Title: Registered Nurse – Critical Care                

Trust Location:  Dudley, West Midlands

Pay Rates: £17.01 - £28.00 excl holiday pay

Shift Patterns: Early, Lates, Nights, Long Days, Weekends & Bank Holidays


As a Critical Care Nurse, you will be integral to supporting the journey of a patient as they recover, at a crucial time for patients and their families; a position which is both exceptionally rewarding and humbling.


At Dudley, you will be working across our two Intensive Care Units, the Critical Care Unit and our Medical High Dependency Unit, offering specialised care to our critically ill patients.


Why join Dudley?


The Trust is dedicated to quality improvement, to continually raise standards in patient outcomes.

This is evidenced by the Trust’s active participation in the national programme of Critical Care Audit (ICNARC), their extensive research activity and their success in recruitment during the pandemic.


By working at Dudley with NHS Professionals, you can be part of this high performing team supporting the trust to maintain their goal and deliver great patient care.  



You will learn the following:


  • How to adapt the way you care for individual patients based on their recovery stage, their age and health condition
  • How to create individualised care plans for each patient based on their specific needs
  • How to use the most up-to-date medical and diagnostic equipment

You’ll receive the following benefits: 

  • Exclusive access to first choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency 
  • Wellbeing incentives – take advantage of the wellbeing hub
  • Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week
  • Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go – access your “My Bank” shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone 
  • Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime 
  • Multi-locational - work across neighbouring Trusts if you wish to
  • Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements  
  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work 
  • Stakeholder pension scheme available 

What you’ll be responsible for: 

You will treat patients with critical illnesses from all specialties, medical and surgical, as well as giving post-operative support for planned, major surgery. This care will include:

  • Assessing and monitoring patient conditions
  • Checking symptoms and vital signs and arranging diagnostic tests
  • Recognising, responding to, and managing emergency situations
  • Planning, delivering and evaluating standards of evidence-based nursing care

The role will involve, but not be limited to you performing the above. 

You’ll need to have the following qualifications/experience:

  • A minimum of 6 months paid experience in a Critical Care nursing environment within a hospital in the last 3 years 
  • Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices 
  • The ability to ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines 
  • Be committed to undertaking regular mandatory training 

*Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills. 

Who are NHS Professionals?

We are NHS Professionals (NHSP), working together to care for patients in the NHS. Providing you with the power to decide when, how, and where you want to work. Supporting your lifestyle and making you feel part of the team and community.

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By joining us you can look forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in several wards or areas. 


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.