QEHB provides direct clinical services to nearly 800,000 patients every year, serving a regional, national and international population. We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. The Trust has the largest kidney programme in the UK and is a major specialist centre for burns and plastic surgery.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver, oncology and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC). We have just over 9000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.
Are you a Registered Nurse with current or recent experience in a Critical Care setting in the last 6 -12 months?
Are you looking for new opportunities or the option of working in a new hospital without making the decision to leave a permanent job elsewhere? Would you like to work in one of the largest, state of the art Critical care Units in Europe?
If so, we could have the job for you…………
Here at QEHB+, the nurse bank for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, we are looking to grow our bank of Registered Nurses for Critical Care.
In return for your skills and experience to deliver high quality patient care, we offer:
Interested? Here is some information about our units:
All Critical Care staff are able to rotate around the 4 areas of the biggest single site critical care unit in Europe as each smaller sub unit offers a variety of clinical experiences.
We provide care to patients within the following specialities:
General Surgery, General Medicine, solid Organ Transplant, Burns, Maternity, Renal and Cardiac Services, Liver Services and Oncology.
We are also a major trauma centre and provide care for patients following military injuries.
We have a dedicated Critical Care Professional Development team who facilitate in-house and external education based on competencies and treatment developments.
If you are interested and would like to discuss further or come and visit our modern and purpose built critical care unit please contact:-
Joanne Thompson Critical Care Matron Support via E mail ( Email address removed ) or ( Phone number removed )
Joanna Gallimore Lead Professional Development Sister Critical Care via E mail ( Email address removed ) or ( Phone number removed ) .
All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM folders.
For enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance.
Please use Switchboard: ( Phone number removed ) . Bank posts ( Phone number removed ) .
As a Trust who is committed to securing the safety of its staff, patients and property, we use the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). With one of our values being HONESTY we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, regardless of when they took place, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences. Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
Applications from job seekers who require 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 or 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 suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.
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.
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.
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