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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Newborn Screening

Job Reference: 284-20-DMPR-151

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Department:
NSBG/Clinical IMD

Location:
Birmingham Children's Hospital

Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa
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If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.
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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Newborn Bloodspot Screening

Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Newborn Bloodspot Screening Team as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

The West Midlands Newborn Screening laboratory is based at Birmingham Children's Hospital. The role will involve delivering the Newborn Bloodspot Screening results to families of babies identified with a suspected/unconfirmed Newborn Screening result. This is a respected service, as we are able to offer face to face communication of the results to families.

The role will also support teaching and education sessions in the theory and practice of newborn screening for health professionals across the region and focusing on improving quality.

Additionally the post holder will work alongside Clinical Nurse Specialists in Clinical IMD, who will provide cover to this post and will provide education and supervision. Additionally, where time permits the post holder will have exposure to patients with an Inherited metabolic disorder.

Applications are invited from individuals with an interest in Newborn screening and delivery of difficult information. The post holder will require effective communication skills. This is an exciting opportunity for staff looking to broaden their experience and work as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Mrs Rachel Gould, Clinical IMD/ NBS Lead Nurse [Click here to apply], [Click here to apply]. The post will attract a salary at Band 6 level.
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Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv's (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 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 and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body 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 no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and the disclosure, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

*Please read additional documents attcahed relating to probation period and Brexit*
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Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

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Job Type:
Permanent

Working pattern:
37.5 Hours/Week

Pay Scheme:
Agenda for change

Pay Band:
6

Staff Group:
Nursing & Midwifery Registered

Specialty/Function:
NSBG/Clinical IMD

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Closing Date:
This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

Interview Date:
25/03/2020

Contact Name:
Rachel Gould

Email Address:
[Click here to apply]

Telephone:
[Click here to apply]

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Reference Number

266bda8310ff4a3097a8799b59676e68

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