Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
12 Sep 2019
12 Oct 2019

Job Description

“Defined by our people”

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.

As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.

UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe’s largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.

Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is “To Build Healthier Lives”.


Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: Applyand for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts Apply.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

At University Hospitals Birmingham we support flexible working and welcome applications from nurses seeking flexible working opportunities and family friendly working hours.

This is an exciting time to join Health care for Older Adults at University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust as for the first time, we are working as a system with health and social care partners to deliver a truly integrated service for older people, spanning Birmingham and Solihull as part of the STP ‘Ageing Well’ strategy.

The recent acute Trust merger has led to further developments within our specialty becoming a transformation priority. Our vision is for older people to be as happy and healthy as possible, living self-sufficient, independent lives, able to have choice and control over what they do and what happens for them.

We expect our workforce, at all grades and professions to be highly skilled and motivated, delivering individualised care to older people at the time they need it, and in the best possible place for them, which could be within their own home, or a hospital bed. Such personalised care also encompasses the needs of the person’s support network, including carers, family, friends and the wider community. Birmingham and Solihull are diverse areas, and we recognise that we have to work in a joined-up way, both internally and with our partners to deliver the best outcomes for patients and the communities we serve.

We have opportunities for band 5 Staff Nurses to work in our Older Adult wards at Solihull; Good Hope; Heartlands or Queen Elizabeth Hospitals

We are looking for experienced nurses with excellent clinical skills and an interest in the health care of older adults to join our dynamic team.

The wards shares all the excellent benefits that UHBFT has to offer, which including a IT system that is of excellent standard and assist the nursing team in been able to assess the patient holistically within minutes.

The trust has an excellent in house training facility to assist all staff to reach their career goals. Practice development nurses and Clinical educators are on hand to assist with any queries and assistance in building up practice with skills required. The wards takes a proactive part in helping ensure staff are able to attend training to help them develop the skills they need to ensure they provide the highest standard of care to their patients.

We are looking for dynamic and motivated nurses who are able to excel in a very busy environment, catering for a diversity of patients with acute and chronic medical and nursing needs, inclusive of patients with Dementia and Delirium.

The post holder will be required to work flexibly across days, nights and weekends.

Successful candidates will be expected to work very closely with a multi-disciplinary team inclusive of Occupational Therapists, Physiother

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