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Band 6 Sister / Charge Nurse - Research

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a new opportunity? Are you a Level 1 Registered Adult Nurse with significant acute setting experience? Are you looking for a career that is more autonomous?

Then we have the job for you...

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a Band 6 Nurses to join our rapidly expanding and dynamic Core Research Delivery team. In this role you will have the opportunity to maintain and develop all of your existing clinical skills within a research environment where you will be delivering the administration of investigational medicinal products, taking part in translational research and developing the set-up of new trials. You will have the opportunity in working with the multidisciplinary team, looking at various specialities and expanding your knowledge, which in turn you will be able to provide the best possible care to your patients.

If you are interested in this post we highly recommend that you come and look around our unit to meet us and discuss the post further. Please contact Farfia Capper, Senior Research Sister: on 0121 371 8070.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 6 Nurse working within Research and Development you will have the opportunity to work in a nurse-led environment and be expected to manage and lead on your own caseload of research projects which will involve Commercial and Non-Commercial trials. You will have the opportunity to maintain and develop existing clinical skills, such as but not limited to, phlebotomy, intravenous therapy, cannulation and central access devices. You will be working closely with Senior Clinicians and other multi-disciplinary team members to implement and set up the delivery of trial protocols ensuring the highest quality of data collection, with a continued commitment to participant safety and welfare.

Applicants need to be able to demonstrate that they have significant acute experience and a willingness to train in extended roles. In return we can offer you continued professional development and the opportunity to working within a highly skilled and dynamic research service.

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 level 1 Adult Nurse on the NMC register



  • * Professional portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development, evidence of ability to maintain professional registration
  • * Substantial post registration experience working in a complex health care setting / Acute NHS care setting supervising / mentoring junior staff
  • * Evidence of professional /clinical knowledge in area supplemented by specialist clinical and or managerial training and CPD
  • * Relevant and recent clinical experience within the speciality /acute care setting, including the supervision /education of junior staff
  • * Experience of mentoring undergraduate students
  • * Evidence of ability to lead /coordinate a shift /area of department
  • * Experience in learning from incidents /complaints and supporting changes in practice

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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