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Nurse Associate, Staff and Student Nurse Open Day

Job Reference: 381-SWB-OPEN-DAY-1

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust


Calling all Nursing Associates, Student Nurses, and Nurses at Band 5 and above, come to our Open Day on Saturday 18th January 2020. The event will be run from 10:00am – 16:00pm in the Birmingham Treatment Centre (BTC) at City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH.

Bring your ambition to life

We are one of the largest NHS Trusts in the West Midlands region and we aim to provide the best care to our patients. We are looking for caring, compassionate and self-motivated nurses who want to help us achieve our ambition in being renowned as the best integrated care organisation in the NHS. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team who will be helping to shape the future of patient care.

Why not come along to this event where you will have the opportunity to learn about our Trust and how we support our nurses?

Interviews will take place on the day and those candidates who are successful will be given an on-the-spot job offer.

We have vacancies within Medicine and Emergency Care, Surgical Services, Primary Care, Community and Therapies, and Women’s and Child Health departments. To find out more, please refer to the department profiles in the additional information section.

Why should you join our award-winning nursing teams?

  • Bespoke training programme supported by professional development nurses.
  • The Nursing Accelerator programme, which rewards those who complete it with a £2,000 bonus for their achievements.
  • Award-winning staff benefits programme that can help you to save more than £1,000 a year.
  • 1st year registration fees paid for newly qualified nurses.
  • Generous relocation package.
  • Family-friendly flexible hours.
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ rewards scheme

More information on these initiatives is detailed in the additional information section.

Apply online via NHS Jobs stating your specialties preferences in the ’supporting information’ section, so that we can match you to the right area.

As stated above, we are offering interviews on the day so come prepared and to aid in speeding up your new start with us, our Recruitment Department will be on hand to carry out some pre-employment checks on the day. Please ensure you bring along the following documents for checking:

  • Passport or relevant right to work documentation
  • Driving license
  • Proof of your current address in the form of a recent utility bill or bank statement
  • Proof of your National Insurance number
  • Proof of any changes of name if applicable
  • Qualification certificates

Please contact the SWB recruitment department on 0121 507 5070 for any queries relating to these checks.



We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

As part of our commitment to Public Health all Trust premises will be smoke free from July 2019.

Applicants for patient facing roles are required to verify their immunisation status as part of pre-employment checks process and where necessary comply with the mandatory requirement to receive immunisation for any unverified vaccinations, to include but not exclusive to MMR, Varicella, TB and Hepatitis based on national immunisation guidelines. The only exceptions will be those individuals with medical contraindications and/or those who are otherwise protected by the Equality Act 2010.


If you require any further advice regarding your application, please ring the appropriate number below

Recruitment Team on 0121 507 5070
Trust Bank on 0121 507 3600

Please note the closing date may change if there is a high response, therefore please ensure that you apply for the post you are interested in as soon as possible.

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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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