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Site Practitioner

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an Experienced motivated paediatric nurse to join the site practitioner team to enhance knowledge and skills and work part of the hospital @ night team.

An opportunity to work alongside the medical team delivering safe effective care out of hours multi-speciality including Medicine, Respiratory, Liver, Surgery as well as covering the paediatric assessment clinical intervention and education (PACE) service supporting the wards in the delivery of HDU level care outside of PICU, early. recognition and intervention of deteriorating children

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for you to gain enhanced nursing skills and work as part of a wider multi-Disciplinary team, with educational and learning opportunities available to you.

Interview to be held on: 07/06/23

If you require any further information, please contact Jagjit Bhandal

Principal Site Practitioners

0121 333 8019 or via email:

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families.

Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas. Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care. Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification



  • Recent & extensive experience in an acute setting as an experienced band 5 or 6
  • Ability to make autonomous clinical decisions
  • Ability to recognise and act upon the need for immediate medical intervention
  • Demonstrate clinical competence in skills ie: cannulation/ Venepuncture,Tracheostomy,CPAP
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Evidence of formal & Informal teaching
  • Good understanding of safeguarding children


  • HDU/PICU/ED/PAU Experience

Knowledge and Skills


  • Professional appearance & approach
  • Positive attitude
  • IT literacy
  • Ability to apply leadership during clinical situations on wards where required
  • Ability to lead projects assigned by principal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Positive role model
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet service needs
  • Confident and competent approach to practice
  • Ability to work under pressure and respond to emergency situations
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team
  • Excellent communication skills with the multi-disciplinary team
  • Resilience and ability to apply empathy when involved in emotive situations


  • Advanced communication skills



  • RSCN/ RN Child Branch
  • Current NMC Registration
  • Teaching & Assessing or Mentoring Qualification
  • PILS provider
  • Paediatric Assessment course or (willingness to undertake)
  • HDU/ Critical care level 1 & 2 course


  • EPALS or APLS provider
  • Non-Medical Prescriber (NMP)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Steelhouse Lane


West Midlands

B4 6NH

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