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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Birmingham, UK
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COMPANY: UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS BIRMINGHAM NHS TRUST

JOB TYPE: Bank

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.

An opportunity has arisen to expand our IBD Nurse team at the QEHB, by one full time band 6 nurse, working Mondat to Friday.

We are looking for a well-motivated nurse who must have an interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and keen to learn more about this disease. Eventually the successful applicant will be running a clinic as well as giving medical advice through the IBD Helpline. You will need to provide high quality care for IBD patients, delivering education and support to them, their carers and other healthcare professionals whilst demonstrating evidence of being able to work across organisational boundaries.

The IBD team at the QEHB is a large multi-disciplinary team and have the care of a large number of patients, most of which are out-patients. Enthusiasm, ability to work independently and good time management are all essential. The role will also include the possibility of increasing knowledge and abilities. It will be expected that this will include the non-medical prescribing course.

Applicants must have at least 3 years’ post registration experience at Band 5 caring for patients within a related field (Gastroenterology / IBD /Endoscopy/ Colorectal Surgery).

Furthermore they must be flexible, an excellent communicator and with support work towards improving and changing practice to provide high quality patient centred care.



All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, 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.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', 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.

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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