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).
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We have a unique opportunity for Band 5 Staff Nurses to join our clinical team at our off site facility Norman Power.
The Unit is a self-contained clinical facility which has been managed by UHB since January 2018 providing inpatient care for up to 32 patients who no longer require inpatient acute medical care but still have nursing and or therapy care and treatment needs.
Building on the success of the initial 3 months we are looking for Band 5 Staff Nurses to join our team.
Patients are transferred from QEHB under an agreed standard operating procedure to the unit and are subsequently discharged from Norman Power. The unit has a nursing and therapy team and is supported by a multidisciplinary team of and facilities and hotel services staff, patients are provided with single room patient accommodation all with ensuite bathrooms and a range of shared social and therapeutic spaces to enable patients to recover from acute illness episodes in an environment which is less clinically focused.
The unit is supported by the Complex discharge team , pharmacy and social services and medical cover is provided by a dedicated GP practice. The philosophy of inclusive team work ensures all staff are working towards patient discharge and ensuring all care and treatment interventions are supporting reablement and preventing functional and cognitive loss by ensuring there is a range of social activities as well are nursing and therapy interventions .
Would you like to explore nursing in a different paced environment? Do you feel that this could be just the right opportunity for you to expand your skills and knowledge of holistic nursing care and develop excellent skills in discharge planning?
If your answer to these questions is yes, then you may wish to consider applying to us for a Staff Nurse Band 5 Position?
This is an ideal opportunity for experienced Staff Nurses to work in a unique care setting am still be part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS FT
The shift patterns are : Early 07.30 – 15.30 Late 11.30 – 19.30 Long days 07.30 – 20:00, Night 19.30– 08.00
The unit is within walking distance of Five ways train station / bus routes or there is free on site parking, we would encourage you to visit the site and meet the team to develop a better understanding of the environment of care and how your individual strengths would enable the unit to continue to grow and flourish. Please contact us for further information. A visit to the unit can be arranged by contacting Sarah Merrick , Unit Manager on Apply/ Apply
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