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Main area
Bank District Nursing
Grade
Bank Level 6
Contract
Bank
Hours
Flexible
Job ref
820-1009828DN20-BANK-ACS
Employer
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Various
Town
Birmingham
Salary
£18.40 / hour (inc.holiday pay) + enhancements
Closing
12/01/2021 23:59

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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust logo

Bank Level 6 District Nurse

Bank Level 6

We are looking to recruit District Nurses for flexible working within Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust via the Trust Bank, the organisation’s temporary staffing department.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust delivers a range of healthcare services across a number of sites and specialties and the Trust Bank provides temporary cover to cover shortfalls in staffing and to support the delivery of the service.

Candidates must be qualified, with relevant and recent nursing experience. The post holder must hold a registered nurse (Level 1 – Adult) qualification and a current NMC Registration. District Nurses should also have a District Nurse Specialist Practitioner qualification and ideally have a Mentor and Assessor qualification or equivalent and be a Nurse Prescriber. We will not accept applications from unqualified or Student Nurses for this position.

You will be a part of a large Community Nursing Team consisting of District Nurses, Community Staff Nurses, Health Care Assistants and Community Matrons. These Community Nursing Teams deliver a wide range of care to patients registered with Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust .

We are currently recruiting dedicated and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills, sound clinical knowledge and the ability to work independently. Do you want…

  • To work as part of a dedicated team?
  • To join a forward thinking, innovative organisation which puts its patients first?
  • To contribute to the provision of high quality care?
  • Choose your own hours to fit in with your personal circumstances on an ad hoc basis?

If so then working within the Trust Bank could be just what you are looking for.

The main delay in a recruitment process is often confirmation of Employment History or References. We would like to make you aware that if you are successful, the Trust requires contact details for referees who can confirm your employment and/or education for the last 3 years.

Please be aware that this post requires completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form. Due to recent changes in law, the DBS operate a system of ‘Single Certification’ whereby only a copy of the certificate/disclosure is issued to candidates and not to Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust as the employer. You are therefore advised that upon receipt of the DBS certificate/disclosure, you are required to provide the original copy to a member of the Centralised Recruitment Team at Priestley Wharf. Please note that failure to do so will result in the Trust being unable to process your application and your conditional offer may be withdrawn.

IMPORTANT

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address
  • Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

David Preston, Recruitment Officer on 0121 466 7435