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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For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: ( Phone number removed ) and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts ( Phone number removed ) .
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Our Trust Vision and Values are of great importance to us, we believe in demonstrating Respect, Responsibility, Honesty and Innovation in all aspects of our professional roles.
Our Trust Vision is to always ‘Deliver the Best in Care’ to all of our patients, visitors and service users. In order to ensure this we are constantly investing and developing our staff to discover new methods of care delivery, that are in line with evidence based practice, current research and the best outcome for all patients.
As part of this recruitment opportunity we are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated, forward thinking Band 6 Theatre Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners to work within our Cardiac Theatres.
The post holder will adhere to a Band 6 Job Description/Specification as attached, however there is a large element of this role surrounding around educating the cardiac theatre workforce, including teaching students, learners, service users and current staff cardiac clinical skills, essential theatre knowledge, cardiac anatomy and physiology, information on expanded cardiac practice etc. With the support of the theatre professional development team, the post holder will be able to develop competencies, be an assigned assessor/mentor to learners and assist the Band 7 of the area with the ongoing strategy and innovation in this area.
All applicants must hold an RN Level 1 / 2 or Dip ODP; they must have considerable experience of working with Cardiac Theatres as a speciality. Applicants must demonstrate in their application process evidence of leadership, contribution to clinical governance, and a strong commitment to the teaching and development of a workforce.
All applicants are required to work a range of shifts including earlies, lates, nights, weekends, long days, bank holidays and on call.
For further information on these exciting opportunities then please Emma Donovan on ( Phone number removed ) or ( Email address removed ).
To apply for the position please complete the application form on NHS Jobs online.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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