Wednesday 30 November 2022
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Staff Nurse (Band 5), Critical Care Unit

Health and Social Care Enquire


Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Service Area


Hospital Services


Grade: Band 5 £30,566 – £35,513 BAR £36,501 - £39,560 per annum.


Please note that public sector pay negotiations for 2022 are ongoing.





 We provide an exciting and challenging opportunity within Critical Care Nursing.  As a relatively isolated Intensive Care & High Dependency Unit, this department provides a comprehensive service to a wide and varied case mix.  As a Consultant led service there are opportunities for suitably experienced nurses to fully utilise their knowledge and skills.  The department has demonstrated year-on-year impressive outcomes comparable to much larger specialist centres.


We are looking for nurses who are passionate about what they do and are keen to develop their careers to utilise knowledge and best practice principles to care for our critically ill patients.  Through our fast-tracking programme there are opportunities for staff to progress quickly to band 6 level, supported by our staff development programme.  We are committed to revalidation and to support this work we provide payment for the cost of NMC Registration and professional subs.

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description



We offer a full relocation package which includes interview and relocation travel, this is in addition to our competitive pay, annual bonus and our additional bonus scheme of £3,000, payable after two and four years.


Furthermore we offer subsidised accommodation for those travelling to the Island alone, and an 8 year employment permit for those wishing to bring a partner or family.  Please see the link below for further information regarding this.


Terms and conditions apply to all bonuses, relocation package, accommodation, travel and employment permits.


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Please do not submit a CV to the contact shown above, applications should be submitted online. If you are unable to complete an online application please contact the Recruitment Team at or on tel. 01481 221993.




Contact: John Eaton, Manager - Critical Care Unit on tel. 01481 220000 ext. 25065 or email


We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.


Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:



  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Right to Work document


Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and the postholder has demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.


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