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Staff Nurse

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Band 5
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic, proactive and motivated individuals to join our friendly and dynamic team on our busy respiratory ward, as we continue to develop patient led services and expand nursing roles that reflect the on-going changes in healthcare.

Our commitment to staff development is reflected in our supernumerary induction programme and mentorship package for all new staff, and a Band 5 competency programme. This is supported through our Team Structure

As a Respiratory Nurse, you will play a vital role in providing high-quality care and support to patients with respiratory conditions. You will work collaboratively with our multidisciplinary team to deliver patient-centered care and contribute to the continuous improvement of respiratory services.

Main duties of the job

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care plans for patients with respiratory conditions.
  • Administering medications, treatments, and therapies as prescribed by physicians.
  • Manage a defined group of patients/clients, participating in all aspects of care from arrival through to admission/transfer/discharge.
  • Educating patients and their families about respiratory conditions, treatments, and self-management strategies.
  • Monitoring and documenting patient progress, vital signs, and response to treatments.
  • Assess and prioritise patient/client requirements, delegating effectively to others.
  • Collaborating with physicians, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare professionals to optimise patient outcomes.
  • To recognise, review and report patient's/client's condition and any changes to it to senior members of staff within the multidisciplinary team.
  • Participating in clinical audits, research projects, and quality improvement initiatives to enhance respiratory care services.
  • Take responsibility for own professional development, developing own skills within the Scope of Professional Practice and the Departmental Development Programmes

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For further information regarding this role, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

    Person Specification



    • RN (Adult) with current NMC registration


    • Teaching and Assessing qualification
    • Speciality specific qualifications



    • Relevant clinical post registration experience

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWBH NHS Trust

    Dudley Road


    B18 7QH

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