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Band 5 Preceptorship

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you due to qualify between now and Dec 2024? Do you want to be supported whilst you transition from Student to Qualified Nurse? If so, we are interested in guiding your early stages to a career in Nursing.

If you are newly qualified nurse have studied at Birmingham City University, University of Birmingham and University City Birmingham we are excited to tell you about the opportunities within our preceptorship programme.

Our award winning UHB School of Nursing, where you can be assured of quality education, wellbeing, leadership, and all aspects of personal development. Within the School we offer a range of internal/external pathways to Research, Masters and PHD's that can be tailored to your career ambitions.

Within our portfolio we have four hospitals QE, Solihull, Good Hope and Heartlands along with community services and Birmingham Chest Clinic. As one of the country's largest Foundation Trusts, we can offer you a variety of options to include acute, surgical, ward based and community to name a few.

Main duties of the job

We pride ourselves on being a supportive team, ensuring that staff satisfaction and supporting a healthy work / life balance is high on our priorities. Our Wards have been recognised for the GOLD LEAF CERTIFICATE by Birmingham City University for their outstanding leadership and invaluable contribution to practice education and have recently received awards for excellent placement areas and exceptional student feedback.

As a multicultural Trust, we understand the importance of diversity and what we can all bring to the community and being Kind, Bold and connected are important elements of our working ethos. Our Patients are the reason why we come to work, and 'Building Healthier Lives' for all of our patients, visitors and service users means we are constantly investing and developing our staff, to ensure we improve the health of our patients and communities and deliver the best clinical care, research, innovation and education.

We pride ourselves on being a supportive team, ensuring that staff satisfaction and supporting a healthy work -- life balance is high on our priorities. If you'd like to join a caring and nurturing team, with plenty of learning and development opportunities, we would love to hear from you.

Further details, site visit and discussion with the Clinical Service Lead can be arranged by emailing

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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