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Staff Nurse (Band 5) – IPU Erdington (PN9254)

Staff Nurse Band 5 – IPU Erdington

Closing date:  1st September 2023
Interview date:  To be confirmed
Location: Erdington
Hours:  34.5 per week (0.92 FTE)
Salary: Clinical Band 5, £27,055 to £32,394 per annum

 “Happy to talk flexible working.”

Birmingham Hospice, formed of Birmingham St Mary’s and John Taylor Hospices, is looking for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join its Inpatient Unit.

We are seeking a 1st level registered nurse to join the friendly multidisciplinary team in our Inpatient Unit, to assist in the provision of and delivery of the highest possible standard of care to our patient and their loved ones.

You will have responsibility for assessing care needs and developing, implementing and reviewing programmes of care for our patients, ensuring that the care provided is patient centred.  You will contribute to MDT meetings and administer drugs in line with Birmingham Hospice and NMC guidelines.  Additionally, you will be be expected to supervise, mentor and support Band 2/3 staff and contribute to providing training to junior colleagues.

You will possess excellent standard of nursing care and clinical knowledge, be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and have excellent interpersonal skills.

If this sounds like the role for you then we’d love to receive your application.

For further information or an informal chat, please email Katie Roberts, Ward Manager: 

This post will be predominately based at our Erdington site.  However, there may be times where work across both hospice sites is expected.

You can download the Job Description/Person Specification, an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form by clicking on the links below.  CV’s will be accepted.  Please return completed forms/CV to

Staff Nurse – Band 5 – Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form 

Employee Benefits 

Birmingham Hospice supports vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.  Clinical staff will be required to be immunised against Hep B.

If high volumes of applications are received, we may bring the closing date forward.

No recruitment agencies please. 

Individuals joining the charity from the NHS or another hospice, the employee’s continuous previous service with any NHS employer is recognised in respect of pension provision and annual leave.

This is a fantastic opportunity with training opportunities available. We consider staff / team development as a priority.

Candidates can be put off applying for a job when they have caring responsibilities and may not think they can achieve the flexibility they need. We are keen to hear from you, and whilst we can’t accommodate every flexible working request, we’ll try to find a practical solution.

About us

Birmingham Hospice provides expert palliative and end of life care for people and their families living with life-limiting illnesses.

We believe that all people in Birmingham should have access to the best specialist care and support – when, where and how they need it. Our vision is a future where everyone with a life-limiting illness will live and die with dignity and in comfort. Our mission is to enable more people from all communities to access the care of their choice at the end of life.

During a recent CQC inspection our Erdington site was rated ‘outstanding’, with independent health care regulators highlighting that colleagues and services are caring, responsive and well-led.

Our outstanding teams are passionate about providing the very best care, and patients and their loved ones are at the heart of everything we do.

Our values of kindness, respect, innovation, togetherness, positivity and openness are at the centre of who we are, what we do and how we behave. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive, welcoming, caring and supportive team. We’re offering a competitive salary, with generous holiday allowance, a contribution pension scheme, and a commitment to investing in our people through employee benefits and ongoing professional development.

Diversity and Inclusion

The hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.

 We value each person as an individual – whether they are colleagues, patients, family members, carers or supporters, every person matters. We embrace diversity of culture, background and environment knowing it enriches our workplace and our relationships with our local communities. We are committed to building a culture of inclusion and belonging. We would love to hear from you, about what makes you uniquely you and how this opportunity will support you to succeed.

Our Values

Our values are at the heart of everything we do as we continue in our mission to enable more people from all communities to access the care of their choice at the end of life.