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Critical Care Outreach Sister/ Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Critical Care Outreach Sister/ Charge Nurse
Band 6
37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
York Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
24/01/2019 23:59

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


We are pleased to be able to offer this exciting opportunity to join the Critical Care Outreach Team based at York Hospital. The Outreach Team is friendly and supportive with close links to our Intensive Care Unit and the associated Multi Disciplinary Teams. Our team deliver a high standard of individualised care to deteriorating and acutely ill patients throughout the hospital 24 hours a day. They ensure a timely and effective response to patients and support both medical and nursing colleagues. 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate about the care of deteriorating patients and who will enjoy the challenge of working in this demanding but highly rewarding role.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate excellent clinical skills and sound evidence based decision making. They will carry out advanced assessment and care of deteriorating patients leading to early intervention and treatment. They must have excellent communication skills and be able to work autonomously. Formal and informal education is an integral part of this role and the successful applicant will take an active part in education around the management of deteriorating patients. Induction and ongoing training will be provided to ensure competency and safety. The successful applicant will be involved in service development, improvement and audit.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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 note that the attached Job Description and Person Specification are currently under review and may be subject to change.

 For further details please contact

Clare Scott Lead Sister 01904 721989





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