Band 5 Critical Care Nurse Edinburgh

Job Ref: CCRNEdi
Occupation: Nurses
Specialty: Registered General Nurse
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 28 November 2022
  • Edinburgh, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH4 2XU
  • Medacs Healthcare Scotland Nursing
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Client Name: NHS Scotland

Location: NHS Lothian - Edinburgh, Livingston and surrounding areas

Role: Band 5 Critical Care Nurse

Rates: £24.48-£39.16

Shifts: Flexible hours, with shifts available throughout the day, night and at weekends.


  • Access to Care4Carers - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • First sight of agency nursing shifts across multiple trusts
  • Next-day payroll
  • Block bookings in your favourite locations
  • Excellent support from your own dedicated consultant
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service - we're available when you need us

Working on a flexible shift-based rota, you will be responsible for providing constant monitoring and care for patients in seriously ill or unstable conditions. With access to state-of-the-art medical equipment, you will have the chance to provide the highest standards of care throughout your career.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Band 5 Critical Care Nurse, you will have:

  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • excellent attention to detail
  • a methodical approach to tasks
  • excellent timekeeping
  • the ability to work well under pressure
  • empathy and understanding
  • a flexible attitude
  • a desire to learn and improve
  • active listening skills
  • the ability to use a computer competently

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Band 5 Critical care Nurse with NHS Scotland, you will:

  • provide constant monitoring and care for patients in seriously ill or unstable conditions.
  • actively support emergency admissions, planned admissions and post-surgery patients and their families.
  • communicate clinical information using a variety of methods to ensure effective understanding.
  • safely identify, prepare, check and assemble equipment required for the relevant operating list.
  • be responsible for adhering to the NMC professional Code of Conduct.



  • Be a registered nurse with 12 months post qualification experience in critical care.
  • Recent NHS experience
  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check.

So, if you believe you have what it takes to be a part of the outstanding critical care team at Medacs Healthcare, apply today.

26/12/2022 13:10:19
GBP 24.48 24.48

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