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Band 5 Preceptorship

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

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
37.5 hours per week.

Are you interested in working as a newly qualified Registered Adult Nurse within the trust at one of our hospital sites or across our community services?

Our Trust Vision is 'Building Healthier Lives' for all of our patients, visitors and service users, In order to ensure this, we are constantly investing and developing our staff to improve the health of our patients and communities through delivering the best clinical care , research , innovation and education.

To do this we are guided by our values and principles that define our shape and working practice




As part of our recruitment strategy we are looking to appoint self-motivated, enthusiastic, dynamic newly qualified Band 5 Registered Nurses

For further information on these exciting opportunities then please contact:

Rebecca Dibble -


Main duties of the job

When completing your application form on line please note the following:

In the reference section we only need one name at this stage this must be your personal university tutor.

Please confirm you are an Adult branch Student Nurse

In the supporting information section all you need to complete is the site where you wish to work and the speciality if you have a preference.

Our services are a rapidly developing department, catering for a wide range of specialties, providing both planned and emergency inpatient and outpatient care and treatment. In order to support your transition from student to newly qualified nurse we will ensure you are provided with:

Clinical induction including mandatory & statutory training

Local induction within the service /team including an agreed period of supernumerary time

Named clinical mentor

Support from the Practice Development / Clinical Education Team

Access to speciality specific training / development

Automatic enrolment onto the Trust Preceptorship Programme

All applicants are required to work a range of shifts including earlies, late shifts, nights, weekends, long days, and bank holidays.( On call services are provided by some specialities)Once your application is received you will receive an acknowledgment email via your NHS jobs account with advice around what the next steps will be.

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
  • Offering our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. We do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at where you can also find out more about how to access vaccination.

Job description

Job responsibilities

****Please Note: For further information on Band 5 Preceptorship 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 / recent experience or 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 own and in a team in a health care environment delegating to others within a team / providing supervision to others
  • Willingness to become a practice supervisor / assessor to or meets Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) standards for student supervision and assessment
  • Understanding and knowledge of the NMC code of conduct
  • Understanding of preceptorship and work based learning and assimilation of skills and knowledge
  • Awareness of current relevant NHS policy context
  • Understanding / experience of the principles of safeguarding and Mental Capacity
  • Awareness of health and safety issues

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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