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Clinical Shift Lead

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a team of experienced, enthusiastic, driven senior nurses with excellent clinical and communication skills to join Acute Medicine (AMU and Short stay) at SWBH in preparation for a new way of working at MMUH. This is an acute area currently based across our 2 existing sites, which aims to provide specialized acute service to treat those with varying medical conditions. It includes enhanced care beds, short stay unit and frailty pathway.

We are moving into our new acute hospital The Midland Metropolitan University Hospital in October 2024 the new acute hospital in Grove Lane, Smethwick.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be a clinical team leader with a helicopter view of the unit. (108 beds) They will be working closely with the band 6 team, whilst providing standardized coordination of the unit. They will be required to focus, facilitate and influence the team to provide a high standard of quality safe care, whilst maintaining efficient and effective flow through the organization.

It will be that of an extended role with clinical skills and ability to support the ward manager of the unit in respect of policing standards, communicating expectations and exemplary role modelling.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated care organ isation 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 toyourrole, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuingyourapplication 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 lives

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For further details regarding this vacancy, please see the attached job description and person specification.

    Person Specification



    • Demonstrable post registration experience, to include clinical band 6 level.
    • Experience of a co-coordinating in an Acute Medicine setting.
    • Evidence of professional development in the last 12 months
    • Preceptorship experience


    • Knowledge and experience of resource management.



    • RN with NMC registration
    • Teaching / assessing qualification
    • Assessing qualifications
    • Degree level qualification health related subject or working towards
    • Leadership and/or management qualification


    • Level 1 Acute Medicine Training or willing to undertake
    • ALS Provider
    • Health Assessment

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS trust

    Cross site working until move to MMUH


    B18 7QH

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