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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.
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This role is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital
We are looking for a enthusiastic band 5 nurse who has the desire to develop their leadership skills to join our friendly and dynamic team within the Neuroscience department.
The Neuroscience department cares for patients with a wide range of neurological conditions. This includes both elective and emergency admissions and patients as part of the Major Trauma Centre. Our nursing teams make up a vital part of the MDT.
Your day to day responsibilities will include co-ordinating the ward allocations, delivering direct patient care, facilitating patient flow and supporting junior members of staff. You will be responsible to ensuring high quality care is delivered both through direct monitoring and through the use of quality tools such as 'Red to Green' and the clinical dashboard.
You will be supporting the Senior Sister through the management of staff through sickness management, performance management and completion of appraisals. You will be a preceptor and mentor to both newly qualified nurses and student nurses and be an integral part of new starters induction.
This post is for 12 months providing you with the excellent opportunity to develop new skills in communication and leadership within the department. If interested please contact Claire Lynch to discuss this opportunity further.
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.
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