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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/12/2019.

Senior Clinical Scrub Nurse/Practitioner

Job Reference: 284-19-DSCM-1423

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Theatres Department
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 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.

For most roles flexible working may be considered, we would encuorage you to speak to the recruiting manager about this.


 As part of our continuing service re-development Birmingham Children’s Hospital Theatres Department are looking for clinical experts to join our Team.

 This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated NMC Registered Nurses (Adult or Child) or HCPC Operating Department Practitioners to take the next step in their career to provide senior clinical specialist leadership within a busy clinically diverse Paediatric Theatres Department.

 We are looking for three individuals with expert skills to become Senior Clinical Theatre Speciality Practitioners within three of our services:-

Orthopaedic, Spinal and Orthopaedic Oncology Surgery

Transplant and Emergency Surgery- Liver & Renal specialties

Cardiac Surgery

 Please ensure you specify the speciality you are interested in on your application form.

 These are new clinically focused posts within the Department- please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification to see if you are our next outstanding colleague to support our Teams.

 We are keen to hear from applicants who are motivated and enthusiastic about delivering the best possible service to all of our Patients with a proven background in delivering care within surgical services.

 We are unique in our hospital setting as we are in an inner-city area and currently operate more than 20 theatre areas- our department has strong links within our hospital sites and surrounding Trust’s- including our busy PICU and Emergency Department to facilitate 24hour Emergency and Trauma Theatre Services.

 Flexible working is essential in our multi-speciality department with a commitment to providing out of hours service provision.

Informal visits are encouraged for further details contact: Tracey Littlehales on (Theatres Lead Nurse) on tracey.littlehales@nhs.net and/ or Sam Marriott (Theatre Sister) at samantha.marriott@nhs.net




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 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 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 Border Agency 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 Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children and/or working with adults.

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Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

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