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We need you to join our team

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England and we are at the front-line in the fight against COVID-19.

During this national pandemic we are looking for clinical and non-clinical staff to work all at our sites.

As well as our acute hospitals at Heartlands, Good Hope, Queen Elizabeth and Solihull, we are coordinating the staffing of the NHS Nightingale Hospital Birmingham based at the NEC.

NHS Nightingale Birmingham will provide an additional facility for patients with COVID-19, helping to ensure there is enough critical care capacity in acute settings to help the most seriously ill patients.

We are looking for:

All roles will involve working in challenging situations as we provide the best care possible to all our patients at this difficult time.

Can you help us?

To apply, visit the NHS Jobs website via the link below.

To find our roles, please:

You will then be able to choose from a variety of job roles at UHB.

If you have any queries, please contact:


What will I be paid?

Pay rates will be consistent with the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust bank rates for registered nurses, healthcare assistants, porters, administrative and facilities staff. Unsocial enhancements will also apply where shift patterns require it.

Is this a permanent job?

You will be a temporary worker working through University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Your bank contract will still remain in place after the COVID-19 pandemic.

How do I apply?

To apply, visit the NHS Jobs website via the link below.

To find our roles, please:

  • Click on "Refine search"
  • Type "Birmingham" into the "Location or Postcode" box and click "Search"

You will then be able to choose from a variety of job roles at UHB.

What technology do I need to apply for the role?

NHS jobs can be accessed through computer, tablet or phone. All interviews will be conducted through a video link that can be set up on all the above.

Will I be safe?

The nature of COVID-19, and the environment that staff will be working in, obviously does put individuals at a higher risk. In these roles you will always work under the supervision and guidance of senior qualified clinicians. Strict health and safety and infection protection will be in place and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided for all staff working at any of the sites at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, including NHS Nightingale Birmingham, when and where is appropriate As with any hospital that cares for patients with infectious diseases, we will be committed and adhere to the strictest infection control policies and appropriate training to best protect and mitigate risk in line with NHS Health Governance standards.

Individuals considering this role are recommended to carefully consider the nature of the environment prior to applying.

I am in one of the government’s "vulnerable groups", can I still apply? 

Given national guidelines in respect of isolation related to COVID-19 for vulnerable individuals, we will not be encouraging applications from these groups at this time.

Can I help out in a voluntary capacity?

If you are interested in unpaid non-clinical voluntary opportunities at our hospitals, please visit our "Volunteering opportunities" page.