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 looking for a career in Emergency Nursing?
We have an exciting opportunity to join our busy and innovative team. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals who enjoy a new challenge to come and join our skilled nursing team within our busy Emergency department.
With strong leadership the day to day experience for our teams is a great one, staff are valued, excellent quality care is provided and the passion for continuous improvement is high.
We offer all our staff a supportive environment in which to develop their career and improve their knowledge and skills through education. The department encourages staff to develop clinically and we provide a comprehensive induction programme, extensive in house training from our dedicated PDN team and access to formal courses. As a band 5 nurse you will be able to develop your knowledge and skills in emergency nursing throughout majors, rapid assessment, minors and the resuscitation room
We want to deliver the best in care but we also believe that enjoying your job is really important. For us it’s all about team spirit, communication and helping each other to do the best we can. To aid this we have a dedicated team to support staff health and well-being
To join our friendly and dynamic team you will need to be an enthusiastic, energetic, proactive nurse committed to your professional development and that of others. Regardless of where you have worked previously, with or without ED experience, we promise you the support and guidance to ensure you flourish within our team All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
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.
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 skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.
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