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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Are you a Registered Nurse with current or recent experience in a Critical Care setting in the last 6 -12 months?
Are you looking for new opportunities or the option of working in a new hospital without making the decision to leave a permanent job elsewhere? Would you like to work in one of the largest, state of the art Critical care Units in Europe?
If so, we could have the job for you…………
Here at UHB+, the nurse bank for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, we are looking to grow our bank of Registered Nurses for Critical Care.
In return for your skills and experience to deliver high quality patient care, we offer:
- 5 paid days of comprehensive induction.
- 15 hours of supervised practise and Local Induction in one of our 4 Critical Care areas.
- Competitive hourly rates .
- Access to all University Hospitals Birmingham Training and Education.
- Shift patterns are varied and include long days, short days, nights and weekends.
Interested? Here is some information about our units:
All Critical Care staff are able to rotate around the 4 areas of the biggest single site critical care unit in Europe as each smaller sub unit offers a variety of clinical experiences.
We provide care to patients within the following specialities:
General Surgery, General Medicine, solid Organ Transplant, Burns, Maternity, Renal and Cardiac Services, Liver Services and Oncology.
We are also a major trauma centre and provide care for patients following military injuries.
We have a dedicated Critical Care Professional Development team who facilitate in-house and external education based on competencies and treatment developments.
If you are interested and would like to discuss further or come and visit our modern and purpose built critical care unit please contact:-
Joanne Thompson Critical Care Matron Support via E mail Apply
Joanna Gallimore Lead Professional Development Sister Critical Care via E mail 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 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 sk