Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
If you want to find the best career development opportunity, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) is the right place for you! This Trust is looking to recruit Registered Nurses with experience in Mental Health nursing or Learning Disability Care to join their oustanding team.
BCHC exists to provide the Best Care possible to support the people who use their services, many of whom are among the most vulnerable in the society, to live well in Healthy Communities.
They have also worked with their colleagues to establish their shared values – those values that will guide all their actions and underpin their behaviours as they seek to deliver their vision.
BCHC team is focused on delivering safe, high quality care, working across a range of locations including people’s own homes, community clinics and hospital settings. This Trust delivers more than 100 different NHS services for people of all ages – from birth through childhood and adult life to older years.
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust offers:
- Salary Band 5 pay scale from £28,407 gross per annum. (Pre OSCE salary: £24,336) Click here to download Staff Nurse Job Description – Band 5 (pdf),
- Enhancements for “unsocial” working hours, nights and Saturdays +30%, Sundays and Public (Bank) Holidays +60%,
- Permanent, full time positions + overtime and additional shifts available,
- NMC Evaluation Fee
- Computer Based Test CBT exam fee (£83)
- NMC Registration Fee (£153)
- Flight to UK
- Transport to Accommodation from UK arrival airport
- Accommodation for 6 weeks. (NB: This commences from the planned date of arrival. In the event of any delay in arrival to the UK, resulting in the loss of accommodation days/weeks, be aware that BCHC will not extend the departure date).
- Travel Card 8 weeks
- OSCE Fees
- Travel to/from OSCE
- Possible overnight accommodation
- Possible OSCE Partial Resit
- Travel to/from OSCE average for partial resit
- Possible overnight accommodation for partial resit
Candidates will be provided with a comprehensive 6 week OSCE training course and sit the exam on week 7. Following the successful completion of the NMC registration the candidates will then attend the standard NHS induction and will be further supported and mentored within their ward or area of specialty.
- Nursing degree at post-secondary level leading to registration as a general nurse.
- Proof of English language proficiency in line with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s requirements.*
- 6 to 12 months of working experience as a Registered Nurse in Mental Health hospital setting or as a Registered Nurse in acute hospital or community setting. (academic internships not considered).
* For other information about NMC English language requirements and exemptions please click here.