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Band 6 Sister / Charge Nurse (Research)

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
Are you an enthusiastic, dynamic, clinical Nurse wanting to make the next step in your career?

*In the Core Research team, we have a position to join our team, if you are interested in working on a varied portfolio of multiple specialties, this could be your opportunity to test your skills and see if research is a new area of practice for you, whilst maintaining your clinical skills.

*The Core research portfolio has an exciting range of commercial, academic, observational as well as complex interventional studies. We work on studies involving Liver, Renal, Neuropathic pain, Ophthalmology and many more.

*The post offers the opportunity to learn about the practicalities of approaching patients for participation in clinical research studies. Managing research participants' care pathways within the research programme in collaboration with their clinical team offers personal development and job satisfaction.

*You will have the opportunity to further develop interpersonal communication, organisation, time management, & documentation skills.

For any information about the above post, please contact:

Farfia Capper -- Senior Research Sister on 0121 3718070 or farfia.capper@uhb.nhs.uk

Main duties of the job

Essential Criteria for applying for this post:

*Registered level 1 Adult Nurse on the NMC register

*Substantial post registration experience working in a complex health care setting / Acute NHS care setting supervising / mentoring junior staff

*Evidence of professional /clinical knowledge in area supplemented by specialist clinical and or managerial training and CPD

*Professional portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development, evidence of ability to maintain professional registration

*Relevant and recent clinical experience within the speciality /acute care setting, including the supervision /education of junior staff

*Experience of mentoring undergraduate students

*Evidence of ability to lead /coordinate a shift /area of department

*Experience in learning from incidents /complaints and supporting changes in practice.

*Evidence of involvement and leadership in teaching and mentoring learners

*Competence in expanded clinical practice associated with the role

*Excellent Communication skills /written / verbal / IT

*Ability to work under pressure across competing demands

*Ability to articulate the principles of safeguarding and mental capacity

*Demonstrate an ability, experience, passion in the following:

*Ability to work flexible shift pattern, where required and unsocial hours according to service need.

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • *Registered level 1 Adult Nurse on the NMC register


Desirable

  • *Health care management / leadership qualification.


Experience

Essential

  • *Professional portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development, evidence of ability to maintain professional registration
  • *Substantial post registration experience working in a complex health care setting / Acute NHS care setting supervising / mentoring junior staff
  • *Evidence of professional /clinical knowledge in area supplemented by specialist clinical and or managerial training and CPD
  • *Relevant and recent clinical experience within the speciality /acute care setting, including the supervision /education of junior staff
  • *Experience of mentoring undergraduate students
  • *Evidence of ability to lead /coordinate a shift /area of department
  • *Experience in learning from incidents /complaints and supporting changes in practice.


Desirable

  • *Evidence of Research knowledge ( D)
  • *Experience of clinical trials/ studies/ research coordination (D)


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • *Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • *Approachable and friendly
  • *Supportive / Flexible
  • *Well organised
  • *Good communicator
  • *Sound clinical reasoning and decision making
  • *Ability to perform in complex and challenging situations
  • *Ability to inspire and lead a team
  • *Ability to work flexible shift pattern, where required to include rotation to day /night duty and unsocial hours according to service need


Desirable

  • TBC at appointment
  • Willingness to work core shift patterns for the area Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours /weekend working
  • OR
  • Undertake a range of shift patterns to cover 24/7 period when working as part of a peer group with occasions of out of hours / weekend working


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trustwide

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

West Midlands

B15 2TH

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304-1083604PM

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