QEHB provides direct clinical services to nearly 900,000 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.
University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.
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Are you looking for a new exciting challenge and the opportunity to learn a new speciality or build on your existing knowledge and skills?
If so this new, much sought after opportunity may be right for you!
Due to the development of services our regional vascular, upper GI, colorectal and emergency surgical assessment units are looking for experienced, enthusiastic nurses. We offer the opportunity to rotate across all 3 areas gaining knowledge and skills caring for complex post-operative management of vascular, upper GI and colorectal patients as well as triage and assessment of emergency surgical patients and developing advanced nursing practice. All of this within well-established, motivated nursing teams who can provide support and development, alongside our dedicated surgical education teams.
We are looking for highly motivated, energetic individuals to join our friendly nursing teams. You will need a passion for nursing and our commitment to “deliver best in care”. You will need to be a confident time manager with the ability to prioritise the clinical needs of acutely unwell patients, work collaboratively with all members of the MDT, have a high level of communication skills and be an integral part of our busy, dynamic team.
If the above description sounds like you then please contact Matron Clair Phillips ( Phone number removed ) , Ward Manager Paulette Williams-Jones ( Phone number removed ) , Ward Manager Tracey Jones ( Phone number removed ) or Ward Manager Roberta Batchelor ( Phone number removed ) for an informal discussion about the vacancy. We’d love to hear from you
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, 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.
Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
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 it 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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