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Title Ward Sister/Admission and Discharge Co-ordinator – Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Job Title
Region Midlands
Salary £25,528 to £34,189 pa
Interview Date 2014-02-24
Closing Application Date
Location Midlands
Job Information

Ward Sister / Admission and Discharge Co-Ordinator – Inpatient Neuro-Rehabilitation Unit (INRU)

Ward 9 is a busy rehabilitation ward that specialises in the intensive and acute rehabilitation for patients with traumatic or acquired head injuries, long term neurological conditions or non-traumatic spinal injuries.

We have a vacancy for a Band 6 Ward Sister / Admission and Discharge Co-Ordinator based on Ward 9, INRU at Moseley Hall Hospital. You will be responsible for delivering high quality patient care according to agreed standards and ensuring the standards set are monitored routinely. A high emphasis is placed on working with nursing staff in the clinical environment to ensure that the clinical needs of patients are being met for inpatients in an intensive Neurological Rehabilitation Unit. As part of the Admission and Discharge team you will be responsible for ensuring safe and effective admissions and discharges from the unit. This involves building relationships with social services and acute trusts. There may be an expectation to travel to other sites and assess potential admissions.

You will require the following qualifications:
• Registered Nurse, Level 1
• Teaching & Assessing Qualification, e.g. ENB 998, City & Guilds 730, or equivalent.
• Management or Leadership qualification
• Relevant post-basic qualifications
• Ideally the successful applicant will have previous experience of Neurological rehabilitation and acute nursing experience

For further information about the post, please contact Kerrie Naylor (Ward Manager) on 0121 466 6590 June Plevin (Lead Nurse) on 0121 466 6598.

Please provide where possible a mobile telephone number as you will be contacted by text message if you are shortlisted for interview

For information about the Division please view the West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre website at: http://www.bhamcommunity.nhs.uk/ services/rehab/index.htm

Applications should be completed online at www.jobs.nhs.uk. If unable to access a computer, application packs may be obtained from the Centralised Recruitment Team Office, Human Resources Dept, Moseley Hall Hospital. Tel: Direct Line 0121 466-6258.

The Trust operates a ‘smoke free’ policy and is committed to equality of opportunity in employment, supports applications from all sections of the community, and encourages interest from ethnic minority groups and those with a disability.

In accordance with updated UK Border Agency regulations from 14 December 2009, applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship in order to work in the UK would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test at this stage and applications received at this time cannot be considered. If a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is not available to take up the post after two weeks, this vacancy will be readvertised. Applications from job seekers who would require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome at this time and will be considered alongside all other applications for employment.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust would advise overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship, to complete a self assessment of eligibility to determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/workingintheuk/tier2/general/applying/selfassessment

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