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Bank Registered Nurse - In Patients - selection day 5th November 2016

Job Description

We are looking to recruit Registered Nurses for flexible working within Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust via the Trust Bank, the Trust’s temporary staffing department.

Whether you are looking for regular extra work or occasional shifts to suit your lifestyle and other commitments then don’t miss this opportunity to come and be part of our team. We can offer challenging and exciting opportunities, whilst developing skills, knowledge and personal attributes.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust delivers a range of healthcare services across a number of sites and specialties and the Trust Bank provides temporary cover to cover shortfalls in staffing and to support the delivery of the service.

Be part of a Trust that has been rated as ‘Good’ in all categories and with an end of life service rated as ‘outstanding’ for in a recent CQC report with inspectors also noting how patients and carers praised staff for their ‘caring and compassionate nature’

You would have responsibility for the assessment of individual patient care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. As an active member of the multi-disciplinary team, you will be expected to contribute to the setting and maintenance of achievable standards of patient care and quality outcomes.

We have opportunities to work in the following areas:

  • Moseley Hall Hospital
  • West Heath Hospital
  • Sheldon Unit, Northfield
  • 6 city-wide Intermediate Care Units

We are currently recruiting dedicated and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills, sound clinical knowledge and the ability to work independently. Do you want…

  • To work as part of a dedicated team?
  • To join a forward thinking, innovative organisation which puts its patients first?
  • To contribute to the provision of high quality care?
  • Choose your own hours to fit in with your personal circumstances and commitments on an ad hoc basis?
  • Access to comprehensive induction, training and development opportunities
  • Competitive pay and conditions
  • Membership of NHS pension scheme

If so then working within the Trust Bank could be just what you are looking for.

Candidates MUST be qualified and have relevant and recent nursing experience. We will not accept applications from unqualified or Student Nurses for this position.

Please be aware that this post requires completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form. Due to recent changes in law, the DBS operate a system of ‘Single Certification’ whereby only a copy of the certificate / disclosure is issued to candidates and not to Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust as the employer. You are therefore advised that upon receipt of the DBS certificate/disclosure, you are required to provide the original copy to a member of the Centralised recruitment Team at Priestley Wharf. Please note that failure to do so will result in the Trust being unable to process your application and your conditional offer may be withdrawn.


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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust aims to support and afford all our employees the maximum opportunity to develop their careers and actively encourage applications from internal staff.

For enquiries about the Bank, please contact Senior Clinical Manager Lesley-Anne Longthorn on  ( Phone number removed ) 

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.

The 2014 Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection found BCHC to be well led, effective, responsive, caring and safe, rating the Trust as ‘good’ overall. Employees were praised for their caring and compassionate nature. If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff requiring an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be registered with the DBS Update Service. All eligible staff recruited to the Trust after 1st September 2015 must maintain their annual subscription whilst employed with the Trust, the cost of which will be met by the Trust.

Please be advised that if the post that you are applying for requires any level of qualification (e.g. A-Levels, Degree etc) or Professional Registration (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council etc) you will be required to provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider. Furthermore, a sample of all applicants’ qualifications will be checked back to the educational institution or provider to interview letters to further deter fraud.

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.

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