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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/12/2020.

Band 6 Senior Night Nurse

Job Reference: 820-2658173-COM

Employer:
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Adult Community Services
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata

As part of Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Night Service, there are exciting new opportunities for a Senior Nurse to become part of the team.

We are currently looking to recruit a dynamic, enthusiastic and flexible Nurse who will join this Multidisciplinary team to assist in the prevention of inappropriate hospital admissions and the facilitation of hospital discharge, in line with the overall objectives of the service. The post holder will ensure care provision is managed and delivered to an identified caseload and new patients. They will work in partnership with patients, carers and other health and social care agencies to promote independence.

The post holder will be expected to work multi professionally, support other team member’s roles and contribute to the future development of the service.

As a senior nurse you will be able to demonstrate good leadership skills, the ability to manage change in clinical practice and processes. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to independently make sound clinical and leadership judgements and regularly supervise the workload of junior colleagues.

This post is offered on a 12 months fixed term/secondment basis.  

IMPORTANT

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  • Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing a safe working environment for all staff.

As part of the Trust’s on-going response to the management of COVID-19 secure workplaces, strict health and safety measures and infection prevention and control has been put into place. As with any healthcare setting that cares for patients, we are and remain committed to ensure that we adhere to nationally mandated infection prevention and control policies and practices, alongside the appropriate training to ensure we protect all our staff, visitors and patients and minimise/eliminate risk in line with NHS Health Governance standards. The Recruitment programmes we are undertaking are in accordance with these measures to ensure the safety of all candidates. We are committed to protecting our staff and services users from infection and encourage our staff to uptake their annual flu vaccination.

As a Trust, we offer and encourage staff to complete either a Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) risk assessments, regular COVID-19 risk assessments and/or working at home risk assessments to identify additional support measures or reasonable adjustments that may be required as appropriate. We encourage all staff to ensure they benefit from the various support measures which have been put into place which help us to support and protect our staff, visitors and patients to provide the Best Care in Healthy Communities.

These measures are within the provisions of Health and Safety and are in line with the Trust’s expectation that all staff will comply with the measures put in place and to ensure social distancing is adhered to

 




Please be aware that Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via the TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live and we serve a wide range of people and communities. BCHC is an advocate of diversity and strive to mirror our community as much possible.

We are committed to and actively promote equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage/civil partnerships.

Promoting Workforce Equality

In response to data held by BCHC which demonstrates that individuals from particular protected characteristics are under-represented, BCHC are striving to redress these imbalances. In order to do this, the Trust is committed to the employment and career development of individuals from these protected characteristics. As part of this commitment, given this under representation, the Trust guarantees an interview to any applicants from under represented protected characteristic for positions at Band 8a and above whose application meets the essential criteria for the post as detailed on the Person Specification.

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.


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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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