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Staff Nurse (Registered and Newly Qualified)

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Welcome to Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust. Incorporating Birmingham Children's Hospital and Birmingham Women's Hospital were proud to be by your side every step of the way, with our patients and families at the heart of everything we do.

We would like to invite Newly Qualified and Experienced Band 5 Nurses to apply for positions in a range of different specialties across the trust. We currently have positions within our Medicine and Surgery Divisions.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals with a passion for delivering care to our women and children. At BWC we have a positive learning culture and offer excellent comprehensive professional development opportunities to ensure that our Nurses are supported in their new and exciting role. There are a range of training opportunities available along with expert clinical support from our most experienced staff.

At BWC staff experience and wellbeing is important to us. We offer a wide variety of benefits, award and recognition initiatives, opportunities to get involved with networks, along with health and wellbeing support. In addition, we also offer flexible working opportunities.

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



  • Registered Nurse or RN Child student due to qualify in Jan 24
  • Current NMC Registration or Eligible to apply for NMC registration in Jan 24
  • BSc degree (+ - Hons level
  • Evidence of recent and ongoing professional development



  • Understanding of professional and current issues in children's nursing
  • Experience of working with children and young people



  • Able to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Able to think quickly in a rapidly changing acute environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



  • Able to plan and prioritise daily workload to ensure high quality and safe care for children and young people
  • IT skills: Basic computer skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Time management skills



  • Communication/Relationship skills: Excellent communication skills, Able to communicate effectively in challenging situations

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Children's Hospital

Steelhouse Ln, Queensway


B4 6NH

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