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University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.
As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.
UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe’s largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.
Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is “To Build Healthier Lives”.
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This role is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Are you looking for a new challenge? The NIHR/WTCRF at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is looking for an Internal Candidate to be seconded into a Band 7 Senior Nursing Role.
We are offering a fantastic opportunity for Band 7 Nurse to manage our rapidly expanding and dynamic Clinical Research Team on the NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility. In this role you will have the opportunity to maintain and develop all of your existing clinical skills within a research environment where you will be delivering the administration of investigational medicinal products, taking part in translational research and developing the set-up of new trials.
The NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility sits under the umbrella for Research Development and Innovation at University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust and is a joint collaboration between University Hospital Birmingham, University of Birmingham and the Wellcome Trust. This purpose built research environment undertakesresearch projects from a variety of clinical specialities. We offer opportunities to work regionally, nationally and internationally with commercial and academic institutions to bring research to the forefront of modern health care.
As a Band 7 Nurse on our Research Facility you will have the opportunity to work in a nurse-led environment and be expected to manage and lead a team of nurses to safely deliver research projects from a variety of specialties. You will have the opportunity to maintain and develop existing clinical skills, such as but not limited to, phlebotomy, intravenous therapy, cannulation and central access devices. You will also be given the opportunity to develop new exciting skills such as administration of cytotoxic agents, working within our state of the art endoscopy suite and laboratory skills such as centrifugation and sample processing. You will be working closely with Senior Clinicians and other Multi-disciplinary team members to implement and set up the delivery of trial protocols ensuring the highest quality of data collection, with a continued commitment to participant safety and welfare.
Applicants need to be able to demonstrate that they have significant acute experience and a willingness to train in extended roles. In return we can offer you continued professional development and the opportunity to working within a highly skilled and dynamic research service. If you are interested in this post we highly recommend that you come and look around our unit to meet us and discuss the post further. Please contact Golaleh McGinnell on [Click here to apply] or Joanne O’Neill on [Click here to apply]
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.
University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.
Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, 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
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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 [Click here to apply]
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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