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Bank Nursing
Band 5
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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
B7 4BN
£14.91 per hour, £17.14 for limited period of time
12/01/2021 23:59

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Bank Level 5 Registered Nurse - Rehabilitation

Band 5

  • £14.91 per hour including WTD – excludes enhancements
  • For a limited period of time, the hourly rate is increased to £17.14 (a 15% uplift) including WTD – excludes enhancements
  • Free car parking

When you became a Registered Nurse - what did you want to achieve for your patients?

Did you want to make a positive difference to their life?

Did you want to feel a sense of accomplishment?

Ward 9 Nursing Team are caring for patients aged 16 and above during their neurological rehabilitation journey; we work as part of a specialist MDT to help achieve patient goals. As the ward does not have a fast turnover of patients, the Nursing Team take pride in getting to know their patients on a longer term basis, providing high standards of individualised care and allowing staff to see patients progress from admission to discharge.

As a nurse on our unit you are guaranteed an RCN approved nurse to patient ratio, enabling you to provide a high standard of hands on care.

You will you have the support of the Bank service who can offer you supernumerary shifts to ensure you feel confident to work with our specialised patient group. Ward 9 will also offer you the support you need to give you the opportunity to work under supervision to achieve advanced nurse competencies such as:

  • Tracheostomy care
  • PEG care
  • Continence care
  • Neuropathic pain management

We are also happy to support you through the nurse revalidation process.

The 15% uplift on the hourly rate is for a limited period 

The main delay in a recruitment process is often is 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 2 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.


  • 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