Staff Nurse - COVID-19 in Birmingham

Job description

“Defined by our people”

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”.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

We are seeking Band 5 Staff Nurses to join our Haematology and Oncology wards at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. We are committed to delivering high standards of care and as part of our COVID response we are seeking to recruit staff to all our 4 wards in order that we can continue to provide the best, safest and most effective care to all cancer patients at this time of great change.

Within our units we provide care and support to patients with a range of malignant and non-malignant conditions, before, during and after chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant and now also CAR-T. We are excited to be at the forefront of the most up to date and advanced treatments available in treating haematological and oncology conditions including CAR-T treatments, treating young people within our Teenage Cancer Trust Young person’s unit, and working closely with our Acute Oncology Service.

Our team is hard-working, enthusiastic, innovative, well-motivated and dedicated to high standards of care. There will be a wide range of educational and clinical opportunities available including chemotherapy training and competencies, experience with our clinical nurse specialists and within our day units. You will have the full support of the Ward Band 7s, Clinical Education Team, a Professional Development Sister and specialityLead Nursesto achieve your professional goals.

If you would like to join an excellent nursing team and gain a wide range of experiences please apply for this exciting post.


Please do contact any of our unit managers for an informal chat:

Haematology/ oncology inpatients:

Kiran Ali and Kim Macken: 0121 371 6257 or 0121 371 5678

Acute Oncology inpatients and YPU:

Jo Round and Tina Dwyer: 0121 371 6295 or 0121 371 6289

This advert will be reviewed regularly and shorlisted candiates invited to interview.

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