Paediatric ITU nurse jobs
Intensive therapy unit (ITU)
We need paediatric ITU nurses across England and Wales for temporary, last minute placements in NHS and private hospitals, as well as supporting clients in the community. You’ll need to work to our high standards and in return you’ll receive full professional support from us.
Please note: You can only work for us in this specialism if you have recent, relevant experience and references.
- A valid NMC Pin
- A minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months
- The ability to work with critically ill and unstable Level 3 patients, requiring inotropes and filtration
- A willingness to work to our company expectations
- Evidenced completion of Child Protection Training (Level 3)
PICU/Paediatric ITU Nunrse roles with Thornbury Nursing Services
Thornbury Nursing Services has urgent paediatric ITU nurse vacancies across England and Wales. We require experienced paediatric intensive care nurses to provide care in hospital PICUs and paediatric critical care units.
Our paediatric ITU nurse jobs are available in NHS hospitals, private clinics, and healthcare settings with dedicated paediatric intensive care facilities. Register today if you meet our criteria and want access to excellent pay and benefits.
What does a paediatric ITU nurse / PICU nurse do?
PICU nurses care for critically ill or injured infants, children and adolescents in paediatric intensive care units, including:
- Providing close monitoring and intensive interventions
- Administering medications, tests, treatments
- Ensuring comfort and emotional support for young patients and families
- Educating families on conditions, procedures and care
Requirements for our PICU nurse positions
Thornbury PICU nurses maintain our high standards of care, even when taking challenging last-minute assignments. We recruit professionals committed to delivering compassionate, dedicated paediatric intensive care.
Before applying, please ensure you have the requirements above to align with our PICU nursing standards for a smooth application process.
Why work as a PICU nurse with Thornbury
As one of the UK’s leading last minute nursing recruitment agencies, we source PICU nurses for short-notice and temporary shifts, with a range of benefits including:
- Market- leading pay rates
- Reimbursement of NMC registration fees
- Coverage of travel expenses
- Free annual flu vaccine
- 24-hour support line
- Access to exclusive professional development training
Once registered, you’ll use our Quick Nurse platform to easily find and select PICU shifts that fit your schedule and preferences, whether part-time or full-time.
Locations where we recruit PICU nurses
We’re looking for PICU nurses to work at hospitals and private clinics throughout England and Wales; both in major cities and in smaller regions. Wherever you’re asked to work, we’ll cover transport expenses, such as bus/train fares, along with mileage costs.
Register with us today to find your next role as a paediatric ITU nurse.
Frequently asked questions
You’ll need a minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, working in an intensive care setting (general, cardiac, neuro or burns).
We have shifts across England and Wales. Just use the Quick Nurse app to browse based on your location and you will instantly find the closest shifts available.
ITU nurses in the community
Have you ever considered working in the community? We’re always looking for ITU nurses to support clients living with complex health needs, at home. Interested? Let us know when you apply. If you already work for us, call your local office to discuss community opportunities.
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