Band 5 Student District Nurse
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT
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Birmingham Community Health Care Trust, Adult Community Service Division would like to sponsor registered nurses to undertake the Specialist Community Practitioner District Nurse programme, BSc (Hons). This is an accelerated degree and requires commitment and focus
An exciting career opportunity to complete the
BSc (Hons) /Post Graduate Diploma
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - District Nursing Students-
- Grade :Agenda for Change Band 5
- Hours: 37.5 hrs F/T
- Contract Type: 12 Months Secondment / Fixed Term contract
- Closing Date : 30th May 2023
- Interview Date: 13 - 15th June 2023
- Course Start Date: Monday 4th September 2023
We are seeking to recruit high calibre individuals to train as district nurses, who have the passion and drive to make a difference in helping to meet the needs of adults. '
Are you a qualified nurse who is looking for a new challenge and is keen to develop your career to work in the community? Have you had experience as a community nurse? Do you have the clinical skills for working in Community nursing?
Do you have leadership potential?
Are you interested in service improvement?
Are you highly motivated and seeking career development?
Do you want the opportunity to work in a large, diverse organisation that promotes values of being Caring, Open, Respectful, Responsible and Inclusive?
Main duties of the job
On successful completion of the course, you will receive a conditional offer of a Band 6 Deputy Team Manager post in a community Nursing Team. It is expected that you will remain with the organisation for a minimum of 12 months post qualification.
Due to the nature of the course applicants are required to be car drivers and have access to an appropriate car for business purposes. NB you must be independently mobile with ability to travel to fulfill placement requirements.
- ALL INTERNAL CANDIDATES WILL NEED TO PRESENT AN AUTHORISED INTERNAL SECONDMENT FORM AT INTERVIEW
Salary Band 5 /6 £25,655 - £39,027
Applications are welcomed from all applicants including those currently working in clinical roles above a band 5.
Please note that successful applicants who are able to evidence their current salary and appropriate experience will be remunerated at their current salary pay point/in accordance with the Trust's Guidance on Starting Salaries up to the maximum pay point of Agenda for Change Band 6 for the duration of the District Nursing course.
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For further details on the main responsibilities, please see the attached Job Description and Person specification document.
Please see the attached supporting document.
Qualifications / training
Other job requirements
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).