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Band 6 TB Specialist Nurse

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will case manage a caseload of patients within the Birmingham & Solihull area, to ensure that patients undergoing treatment for TB complete their treatment, screen contacts (nurse led screening clinics) and manage any associated outbreaks.

Main duties of the job

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

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 detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • * Professional Registration with NMC (E)
  • * Degree or equivalent (E)
  • * Teaching & Mentoring qualification (E)


  • * Non-Medical Prescribing Course (D)



  • * Minimum of 3 years' relevant post registration experience (E)
  • * Evidence of on-going CPD (E)
  • * Evidence of teaching in a variety of environments (E)


  • * Experience in community and management of TB cases

Additional Criteria


  • * Evidence of Clinical Assessment skills (E)
  • * Evidence of participating in research & audit (E)
  • * Evidence of dissemination of knowledge in wider healthcare organisations (E)
  • * Evidence of development and implementation of clinical management plans (E)
  • * Excellent communication skills (E)
  • * Ability to perform in stressful and complex situation (E)
  • * Sound clinical reasoning & decision making (E)
  • * Flexible (E)
  • * Ability to inspire and lead a team (E)
  • * Ability to do phlebotomy skills (E)
  • * Awareness of current relevant NHS policy context relating to the speciality (E)
  • * Has understanding / experience of the principles of Safeguarding in relation to the role applied for ( E )
  • * Knowledge of corporate and clinical governance (E)
  • * You will need to be able to meet the travel requirements of the post and be independently mobile and as such it is essential for you to possess a full category B car driving licence preferably clean or with no more than a maximum of 3 points (E)


  • * Clinical Assessment skills module at minimum of Degree Level or equivalent (D)
  • * Awareness of current research related to the speciality ( D )

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Chest Clinic

151 Great Charles Street, Queensway


West Midlands

B3 3HX

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