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Band 5 Staff Nurse Neonatal Community Outreach Team

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
The Neonatal Community Outreach Team (NCOT) delivers specialist neonatal nursing care for families across Birmingham. Families are referred to this service from Neonatal units at Good Hope, Heartlands and the Birmingham Women's Hospital.

The post holder is responsible for assessing, planning and delivering safe, effective nursing care to infants within their home environment, they will support families transitioning from hospital to home based care.

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



  • * Registered Child or 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

Additional Criteria


  • * Demonstrate achievement of numeracy (including drug administration calculations) and literacy skills. Ability to read / write and speak , receive and understand instructions in English
  • * Good IT skills ability to record information electronically
  • * Competent in a range of clinical skills willingness to undertake expanded practices relevant to the scope of practice required
  • * Competent in managing the care of a group of patients / shift management and clinical leadership relevant to the practise setting
  • * Professional appearance
  • * Displays genuine interest in the post applied for and can articulate this when questioned
  • * Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • * Ability to communicate articulately others
  • * Caring and approachable
  • * Punctual
  • * Reliable
  • * Ability to work a varied shift pattern including nights / weekends unsocial hours where required
  • * The applicant can describe why the Trust may deploy him /her to a different practice setting for a span of duty
  • * 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
  • * You will need to have consistent use of a car.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Heartlands Hospital

Bordesley Green E


West Midlands

B9 5SS

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