Band 5 Staff Nurse - Infusion Suite E1b

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
3 Dec 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

Infusion Suite Qualified Team Member with full NMC registration

We are an area that provides a service for people with long term chronic conditions. We administer IV medications that help to control and manage symptoms to assist our patient group to remain as haemodynamically stable as possible with symptom control, and live their best life.

The main specialities we cover are Neurology, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, endocrinology, Inherited Metabolic disorders, cardiology, and respiratory.

If you have an interest in any of these areas and would like to join a dynamic, forward thinking, patient focussed team, and have a desire to gain and expand your knowledge base whilst providing the best in care and improving peoples' lives, and are a problem solving, team player with a kind empathetic disposition. Then if this description sounds like you, you already have the attributes that would make a great member of the Infusion Team.

If you would like to work in an area of outstanding service delivery, that were recently awarded the Trusts Kind, Connected and Bold award, then please complete your application to apply.

Main duties of the job

Providing care and compassion to our cohort of patients living with long term medical conditions and administering IV Drug therapies that enable our patients to have a good quality of life and symptom control. Ongoing professional development and knowledge enhancement of drugs and medical conditions to maintain professional standards and quality of care.

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


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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