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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/12/2020.

Band 5 Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 295-3R3876DH

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham (Heartlands, Good Hope, Solihull)
Department:
Ward 18 Heartlands Hospital
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£24,907 - £ 30,615 per annum

“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 Recruitment Team phone number: 0121 424 8993 (Option 4).

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


The trust provides a full range of services across South Birmingham, East Birmingham, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth and South Staffordshire. This is delivered across the four hospital sites at the Queen Elizabeth, Birmingham Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals

This is an exciting time to join our Health Care Team at University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust. The recent acute Trust merger has led to further developments within our specialty becoming an extremely exciting place to work. Our vision is patients should be as happy and healthy as possible, living self-sufficient, independent lives, able to have choice and control over what they do and what happens for them.

We have a fantastic opportunity for newly qualified or experienced band 5 nurse practitioners to join our new team on ward 18 at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital. The ward has a multi-speciality approach in the care of non-surgical trauma patients.

The ward consists of 21 beds plus 4 assessment trolleys for direct admission from the emergency department. We can offer a friendly environment and provide support in your clinical development. We have a specific Trauma clinical nurse educator who provides support and education to our nursing teams. We encourage staff to participate in development and educational opportunities including attending conferences and postgraduate training. Ward 18 will support the education and training of nursing students and trainee nurse associates. We encourage our staff to engage in their personal and professional development encouraging participation in specialist areas such as tissue viability and infection control.

The successful candidate would be required to provide care on both days and night shifts including weekend however, we at University Hospitals Birmingham support flexible working and welcome applications from nurses seeking flexible working opportunities and family friendly working hours.

If you feel that we are right for you to develop further in your career and become part of a strong team then please contact Tracey Barton on ward 18 for an informal discussion. 0121 424 2218.

 




All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure & 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.

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.

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

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 Visas and Immigration 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 Visas and Immigration 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.

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

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


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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