Burns Scrub Secondment Band 6

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
A specialist Band 6 Burns scrub role has become available within our Theatres at Birmingham Children's Hospital, on a 9-month secondment. The Burns theatre is located within the purpose-built center, which welcomes patients predominantly from the East and West Midlands, although we do also see young people from across the country.

Our Burns theatre offers specialist round the clock care to patients who have suffered burn injuries, completing a variety of cases such as fat transfers, skin grafts, laser treatment and skin debridement with change of dressings.

The successful candidate should have experience within the Burns scrub role and will be flexible to contribute to the Burns on-call Rota.

Main duties of the job

If you are an Ambitious, Brave, and compassionate practitioner, who is looking to develop further throughout their career, then this may be the job for you.

As leading tertiary center, the hospital performs a wide range of acute and specialized paediatric surgery and has a busy Emergency Department managing 60,000 attendances/year and a 31 bed Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. The hospital is a regional designated Trauma Centre and is proposing further service expansions. Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing excellent staff experience and is committed to engagement and improvement.

Essential Requirements:
  • NMC/HCPC registered
  • Flexible to work shifts, on calls and weekends

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



  • NMC registration part 1, or HCPC Registration
  • Evidence of continued professional development related to Theatres
  • Recognized teaching and assessing qualification for mentorship
  • Recognized Leadership qualification or willing to undertake


  • Educated Degree or equivalent experience

Knowledge and Experience


  • Extensive experience in Theatres at Senior practitioner level
  • Knowledge and understanding of operational nursing/theatre issues in a specialist Trust

Professional / Managerial / Specialist Knowledge


  • Proactive, self-motivated, with the ability to motivate others. Ability to manage own workload and that of others Ability to manage own workload and supervise that of others.

Personal Skills / Abilities and Attributes


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, engaging in complex communication situations where information is highly sensitive.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, with the ability to motivate others.

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Children's Hospital

Steelhouse Lane


B4 6NH

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