Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
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If you can deliver quality care to children and young people, then this is your chance to help them enjoy fulfilling lives as part of our Complex Care Team. Working as part of our dynamic and developing team, you will meet the needs of children requiring complex nursing care and ventilation within their own home environment.
Your role will involve delivering personal care, fluid and nutrition often via gastrostomy's, medications, tracheostomy care, suctioning and catherisation.
You will enable the children in our care to take part in everyday activities such as school, recreation and holidays.
An NVQ3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent experience is essential. As is GCSE Grade C or above or equivalent in Math and English. You will need to bring all of these certificates with you on the day of the interview. Please ensure these are recorded on your job application. We will be unable to shortlist you if you haven't recorded them.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for a motivated team player who would be able to work in a community environment covering rotational day, night and also weekend, Bank Holiday shifts. We look after children across the Birmingham and surrounding areas including Stourbridge, Dudley and Walsall and you would be expected to be able to travel to these locations and will need to be mobile for travel to meet the requirements of this post. Shifts can start as early as 7am and nights as late as 22:00 so please be aware of this when applying as public transport is not always feasible for some of the shifts.
You will be provided with an excellent opportunity to develop you skills in an environment that encourages innovation and evidence-based practice. A comprehensive induction and professional development programme is available.
This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.
If you would like to discuss the post further, please contact Sade Foster firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0121 333 9533.
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families.
Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care; more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.
Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas. Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care. Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.
Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.
When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).
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