Band 5 Staff Nurse


Job Description

Are you a looking to develop your post-operative nursing skills?

Do you want to develop your skills and confidence in looking after patients who have a higher post-operative dependency?

If so, Ward 4 at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital are looking for enthusiastic, motivated nurses to join our dynamic team. Ward 4 is a 33 bedded Vascular Surgery Ward, including a 4 bedded Vascular Enhanced Care Unit (VECU) providing a higher level of care to the more complex post-operative patients. As ward 4 is the regional center for Vascular Surgery and has a bespoke operating theatre we are able to perform more complex surgeries, resulting in the need for enthusiastic and committed nursing staff.

It is a challenging, exciting and supportive environment which will facilitate the ongoing advancement of your specialist post-operative surgical care skills. We will enable you to develop and enhance your clinical skills and confidence in a supportive and friendly environment. If you are compassionate, resilient and would like to develop your knowledge of this complex yet rewarding specialty, we would love to hear from you.

New employees undergo a Trust clinical induction and this is followed by a period of local induction and a supernumerary period when you start on the ward. We have a commitment to professional education and training and can offer a wide range of training and development opportunities from our Clinical Education Team and our large Education Directorate; this includes expanded practice skills / personal and professional development programmes and specialty based training and education.

Post holders work a range of shift patterns including long days / nights / weekends. Wealso welcome applications from nurses seeking flexible working opportunities and family friendly working hours.


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