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.
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Are you a newly qualified or soon to qualify Nurse or ODP?
Would you like to work in theatres?
Are you undecided, not sure where your future lies?
We are looking for newly qualified or soon to qualify Nurses and ODP’s to join our theatre team.
Our Trust Vision and Values are of great importance to us, we believe in demonstrating Collaboration, Honesty, Accountability, Innovation and Respect in all aspects of our professional roles.
Our Trust Vision is ‘Building Healthier Lives’ to all of our patients, visitors and service users. In order to ensure this, we are constantly investing and developing our staff to discover new methods of care delivery, that are in line with evidence based practice, current research and the best outcome for all patients.
As part of this recruitment opportunity we are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated, forward thinking newly qualified Band 5 Preceptor Theatre Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners.
Our Trust has excellent opportunities for newly qualified Band 5 Theatre Practitioners to develop, enhance, consolidate and excel their Theatre Skills. Our Operating Theatres are a rapidly developing department, catering for a wide range of specialties, electively or in a trauma situation. In order to support your transition into our Theatre Area you would be provided with:
All applicants must be either a newly registered Operating Department Practitioner or Registered Nurse, registered within the last 6 months or due to complete their training before December 2019.
All applicants must demonstrate within their application a strong commitment to teaching and desire to develop and progress your career within the Operating Theatre Department.
All applicants are required to work a range of shifts including earlies, late shifts, nights, weekends, long days, bank holidays and on call.
As part of our vision to provide the best in care, we are looking for talented and passionate practitioners who share our beliefs and want to grow with our organization. This is reflected in our selection processes which now include numeracy and literacy assessment and interview.
Numeracy and Literacy Assessments will take place on: Day of interview.
For further information on these exciting opportunities then please contact:
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To apply for the position please complete the application form on NHS Jobs online.
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.
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