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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/12/2021.

Job Reference: 284-21-DWPR-1253

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Main Unit Neonatal
Birmingham Women's Hospital
£47,126 to £53,219 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application. BWC is committed to inclusion and diversity. Please ensure that you review the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against. If you believe your experience means you meet the criteria, please draw this out in your application.

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AFC: Band 8a

Salary Scale: As per agenda for change

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week, part time considered


There has never been a more exciting time to join our Trust. Major redevelopment works on both sites at our Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Birmingham Women’s Hospital are planned for completion in 2025. Our trust has been rated Good by the CQC and is world renowned for our care.

Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, based at our Women’s hospital, is a leading Perinatal Centre and one of the largest Neonatal Intensive Care Units in the UK. We are the designated Neonatal Surgical Centre for West Midlands Operational Delivery Network and accept in-utero and post-natal transfers from throughout the West Midlands. We deliver outstanding care to some of the West Midlands sickest babies from 22 weeks gestation. As well as caring for new born babies with surgical conditions we also care for sick and premature new born babies with medical conditions and babies born with congenital abnormalities such as diaphragmatic hernia and cardiac lesions. We are host to the West Midlands Human Milk Bank and we serve a maternity department delivering 8,300 babies per annum.


We are looking for an experienced clinical professional to join for our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS FT. We have excellent professional development opportunities and offer a family friendly environment for our local community and region. Successful applicants will have responsibility for leading, delivering and supervising direct care to intensive, high dependency and special care babies and their families and will work within the neonatal team to ensure the highest standards of patient care are maintained. The post holder will need to be adaptable, flexible and able to work the full range of clinical shifts over the 24 hour period. You must be an experienced advanced practitioner, holding an MSc in Advanced Practice and currently working in a level 3 neonatal setting and be able to work on the junior medical rota. While successful candidates will be based at our Women’s Hospital there may be occasions where there is a need for working in the transport environment or at our Children’s Hospital site.


There is close working with our partners across the Birmingham Local Maternity Service. We offer a family friendly environment for our local community and region.


For further information about this job please contact Matt Nash, Clinical Lead


or Yvonne Heward, ADNM 07880 029000

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