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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/03/2021.

Bank Paediatric Nurse

Job Reference: 304-A-20-96506

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£15.08 PH to £21.87PH

“Defined by our people”

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.

As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.

UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe’s largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.

Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is “To Build Healthier Lives”.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

Paediatric Band 5 Bank Nurses

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Division 6 -Women and Children Services

Are you an experienced Paediatric nurse looking to undertake additional shifts or expand your experience within a different Paediatric unit?

Well this may be the opportunity you are looking for!


Paediatric Services at University Hospitals Birmingham are seeking to recruit qualified nurses with at least 6 months experience to join their existing bank pool of staff. You must be a passionate, dynamic and forward thinking individual who is keen to help deliver the best in care to our patients and their relatives.

The Paediatric teams are able to offer you the flexibility to choose when you work (subject to shift availability) and offer a variety of clinical areas, across different sites. There are a range of shifts available which include long days, twilights, and nights over a 7 day working week.

The children’s service provides general care to a diverse population across two hospital sites. Good Hope Hospital and Heartlands Hospital both have Paediatric Assessment Units, Inpatient beds and Paediatric Emergency Departments. We provide acute medical, surgical, orthopaedic and ENT services to name but a few. We have a designated High Dependency level 2 unit at Heartlands, 3 Outpatient departments and our own community based children’s services.

We have two neonatal units one which provides level 3 Intensive care unit for extreme premature and sick babies and level 1 special care unit for premature babies of 34 weeks and above. We are level 2 baby friendly accredited and lead cooling centre. We also host a 7 day service Neonatal Community outreach team which also runs an ex-preterm baby family social group and a transitional care.

We strive to provide safe, high quality care to all of our children and work in close partnership with our families to achieve the most positive outcome for all.

If a temporary post at University Hospitals Birmingham appeals to you or to find out further information please contact

Amee Denyer- Smith or Emma Tonks Senior Practice Educators (Paediatrics) on 0121 424 2176

Adult nurses who do not hold a child branch qualification need not apply.

All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Successful candidates will be automatically enrolled onto the Trust staff bank UHB+.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc. will be given.

Internal applicants who are interested in accessing professional support for interview preparation should read the attached Aspire document.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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