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​​Band 5 Staff Nurse - Stroke

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
5 Oct 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
If you're a Band 5 staff nurse currently working for the trust and looking to move to another area, please go to http://uhbpolicies/documents/internal-lateral-transfer-of-post-holders.htm to access our transfer process

Division 3B Nursing

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we know that we need incredible staff to do this.

We have full time jobs for Band 5 Registered Nurses with any amount of experience but at UHB we also do things a little differently.

Division 3B is currently hiring across the Stroke Wards across 3 hospitals Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital. You get to choose the site that suits you.

With any role within UHB, each post comes with the support of our team and managers. This is extended by support from our School of Nursing, AHPs and Midwifery. The School offers exciting opportunities for career growth and development, and our focus is on providing a supportive environment as part of your continuing professional development. We want you to feel a sense of belonging, community, commitment and support.

If you like what you hear about the incredible work the Division 3B Teams do, please contact by email on

Main duties of the job

We are looking for highly motivated, professional Registered Nurses to join our specialist Stroke team, and are seeking applications from dynamic, experienced Nurses who wish to develop their skills.

We have senior management team across all wards to support you during a clinical shift. You will get the opportunity to manage a clinical shift as the nurse in charge. As a management team our focus is on your development as a band 5 staff nurse with the opportunity to undertake extra professional development at university level providing it benefits the ward area.

The Stroke unit (514) at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham comprises of 12 hyperacute monitored beds, and 24 acute beds. We deliver a 24 hour Thrombectomy service and are the only Hyperacute admitting Stroke unit for UHB, serving South Birmingham and beyond.

The ward Manager is Louise McRobie if you would like to contact for more information on 01213715143

Ward 8 at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital is an 34 bedded Acute Stroke Unit which cares for patients that have had an acute stroke or have rehabilitation from stoke. The ward managers are Sarah-Jane Taylor. If you would like more information please contact them on 01214242397

Ward 28 at Good Hope Hospital is a 24 bedded Acute Stroke Unit. Ward 14 is a 29 bedded ward, which delivers acute clinical care alongside rehabilitation to patients. The ward manager is Mazvita Muzuwa. If you would like more information please call 01214247070.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Registered Adult Nurse on the NMC Register
  • Evidence and ability to revalidate as required by the NMC



  • Previous or recent experience of working in an acute secondary NHS care setting, can include student placements within the last 12 months
  • Evidence of achievements and career development in current post and of on-going professional development/competence
  • Experience of working on your own and in a team in a health care environment delegating to others within a team / providing supervision
  • Willingness to become a practice supervisor / assessor to meet Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for student supervision and assessment

Additional Criteria


  • Demonstrate achievement of numeracy and literacy skills, which include drug administration calculations
  • Ability to read/write and speak, receive and understand instructions in English
  • Good IT skills ability to record information electronically
  • Competent in a range of clinical skills and willingness to undertake expanded practices relevant to the scope of practice required
  • Professional appearance
  • Display genuine interest in the post applied for and can articulate this when questioned
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Ability to communicate articulately with others
  • Caring and approachable
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Ability to work a varied shift pattern including nights/weekends/unsocial hours where required
  • Describe why the Trust may deploy you to a different practice setting for a span of duty

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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