UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.
Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver 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. We are a designated 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 over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.
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This role is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Are you currently looking for specific shift patterns and hold an interest in working within the Medical Speciality?
Can you only work weekends or certain days in the week, does your home life limit your opportunity to work either nights or days?
If so then we may have the ideal opportunity for you within our medical services working a shift pattern that suits you.
If so then WE WANT YOU to consider joining us at our fast growing trust that delivers excellent care, always aiming for higher standards, whilst always putting its workforce first.
Our in-patient medical services comprises of the Respiratory, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Acute Stroke, Acute Elderly Care, Trauma and Orthopaedic Rehab, short stay Elderly care and Enhanced Recovery wards. If you are looking to get a variety of experience and exposure by working in different departments but remaining within the medical nursing core team then the QEHB, is where you should be working.
We have a little of everything to suit everyone within medicine
If you are looking for an exciting & challenging work life then you might want to consider Respiratory medicine
Do you want to continuously develop your skills and knowledge and have considered becoming a specialist nurse then Diabetes and Stroke might be for you?
If you current work in a Nursing Home and are looking for a change and want to work in an acute hospital or develop your skills and knowledge then our rehab and enhanced recovery ward might be for you.
If you are caring compassionate and dedicated to proving the best for our older population then then our acute elderly wards is for you.
Our core shift patterns are Long days / Nights 07.00- 19.30 or 19.00 – 07.30 or shorter shifts 07.00- 15.00 / 11.30 – 19.30.
You don’t need to be full time for example 2 Long Nights or Days per week is 23 hours , we may not be able to accommodate shift patterns outside of those in use but we have a lot of opportunities for you to work the hours and shift pattern that suits you and your family .
We are looking forward to meeting 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 et