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Band 5 Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 820-1449068-LD-A

Employer:
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Learning Disabilities
Location:
Kingswood Drive, Birmingham
Salary:
£23,023 to £29,608 per an

Please note previous applicants need not apply

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two NMC registered learning disability or mental health nurses to join our experienced and supportive team within the In Patient Services. We are based at Kingswood Drive, Kings Norton. We have 6 inpatient beds and offer short breaks for adults with learning disabilities and complex health needs. We offer a high standard of nursing care, assessment, monitoring and review. Our service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year and our nursing staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights.

In all roles we want to hear from enthusiastic, motivated, pro-active and caring professionals who feel as strongly as we do about our trust values: caring, open, respectful, responsible and inclusive.

They are challenging and fulfilling roles with multi-disciplinary teamwork at its core. We ask that you are dedicated to providing quality person centred care and can demonstrate a sound clinical knowledge base. You should be able to demonstrate that you are a team player with excellent communication skills both orally and written. Communication should be open, friendly, positive and caring. Therapeutic relationships are essential to optimise patient engagement.

The successful post holder will assist with the day to day running of the clinical area and will offer support, advice and supervision to junior staff. You will need to prioritise workload and to manage effectively with crises. Candidates need to show knowledge of following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice. You need contribute to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress.

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    • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process
    • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address
    • 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 better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Helena Ordish on 0121 466 3785.




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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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