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Integrated Community Staff Nurse

26 May 17

INTEGRATED COMMUNITY STAFF NURSE HOSPICE AT HOME
PERMANENT
30 HOURS PER WEEK (flexible, nights, including bank holidays and weekends)
HOSPICE BAND5 – 21,818 – 28, 368 per annum pro rata depending on experience
Are you a compassionate and experienced …


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Hospice at Home Sister/ChargeNurse

26 May 17

HOSPICE AT HOME SISTER/CHARGE NURSE
PERMANENT POST
30 HOURS PER WEEK flexible working essential to cover a 7 day a week a service
HOSPICE BAND 6 26,244 – 35,225 pro rata
Birmingham St Marys Hospice Hospice at Home service provides personal, social …


Rugby
Unite snaps up Selly Oak flats 

26 May 17

Student accommodation group expands its footprint in Birmingham with buyout of halls of residence on Battery Park site…


Business
Unite snaps up Selly Oak flats 

26 May 17

Student accommodation group expands its footprint in Birmingham with buyout of halls of residence on Battery Park site…


Blog feature
Knowle’s First Ever 5k and 10k Fun Run!

26 May 17

After rain all week the 34th Knowle Fun Run was run in fine ideal running conditions last Sunday, when runners from all over the country decided whether to run 5k or 10k.


Local news
GE2017 | 500 Words: Spoz Esposito – Green Party – Bromsgrove 

25 May 17

As part of our 2017 General Election coverage, we have contacted each candidate standing in Northfield, Bromsgrove, Edgbaston and Selly Oak constituencies asking them to contribute to this election’s  ’500 Words’ series.


Local news
Learning the lessons form Srebrenica 

25 May 17

A Bournville College manager has returned from a delegation to Bosnia-Herzegovina with a mission – to use the lessons from the worst atrocity on European soil since World War II to tackle the rise of hatred and intolerance in this country.


Rugby
Police discover 186 cannabis plants with street value of £148,000 following Selly Oak raid 

24 May 17

When they broke into the property they discovered 186 plants along with various cannabis making equipment…


FixMyStreet
Pedestrian crossing not fully working, 24th May 

24 May 17

The pedestrian crossing buttons on two of the three post are not working.


FixMyStreet
Deep potholes, 24th May 

24 May 17

A large, deep, pothole at the junction of chapel lane and Bristol Road.


Blog feature
Runners Set to Race Non-Stop Relay

24 May 17

On Saturday 22nd July, two of Birminghams oldest charities will team up to launch a brand new fundraising event to raise money for their causes.


Local news
Attractions team up to offer a true taste of chocolate box village 

23 May 17

Cadbury World and Selly Manor Museum have come together to offer a new joint ticket, giving visitors the chance to fully immerse themselves in Bournville’s unique heritage.


Blog feature
Challenge Events Project intern

23 May 17

Challenge Events Project Intern (voluntary)
Responsible to: Events Manager
Location: Based in our Selly Park office 3 days per week (Monday, Tuesday, Friday)
Hours / days: 3 days per week to suit successful candidate from September 2017 to June 2018


Local news
Bournville School pupils raise record amount through Big Sleuth project 

22 May 17

Pupils at Bournville School raised a ‘bear-rilliant’ amount of money for the Birmingham Children’s Hospital through The Big Sleuth project.


Rugby
Swanshurst Secondary School in Billesley is looking for new staff – here’s all the details 

22 May 17

Swanshurst Secondary School want staff who can help them to maintain their high standards…


Local news
Further Education Recruitment events coming to a city near you 

22 May 17

Following the enormous success of their Jobs Fairs last year, Protocol are pleased to confirm that they will be hitting the road once again with their 2017 Recruitment Roadshow.


FixMyStreet
Pot hole, 20th May 

20 May 17

Deep hole getting bigger by the day Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 31 Bentley Grove, Selly Oak Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
GE2017 | 500 Words: Dick Rodgers – Common Good Party / Europe Needs Us – Edgbaston 

20 May 17

As part of our 2017 General Election coverage, we have contacted each candidate standing in Northfield, Bromsgrove, Edgbaston and Selly Oak constituencies asking them to contribute to this election’s  ’500 Words’ series.


Local news
Fundraising ‘Selfie Scavenger Hunt’ & Community Fun Day for Selly Oak 

20 May 17

Neighbourhood officers from the Selly Oak police team are asking people to take join in their ‘Selfie Scavenger Hunt’ and Community Fun Day to help raise funds to improve community safety in the ward.


Local news
GE2017 | 500 Words: Preet Gill – Labour – Edgbaston 

20 May 17

As part of our 2017 General Election coverage, we have contacted each candidate standing in Northfield, Bromsgrove, Edgbaston and Selly Oak constituencies asking them to contribute to this election’s  ’500 Words’ series.


Blog politics
Justine Greening In Birmingham 

19 May 17

Fantastic campaigning from Justine Greening in Birmingham today – campaigning in Northfield, Selly Oak, Edgbaston and finishing with a door knocking session in Erdington.


Blog feature
Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders

19 May 17

Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders
Birmingham St Marys Hospice (the Hospice) is committed to the fair treatment of staff and potential staff, regardless of age, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender …


FixMyStreet
Bristol Road A38 – Various Graffiti., 19th May 

19 May 17

On Bristol Road at the bridge under Selly Oak railway line there is a lot of graffiti, on hoardings and on the bridge walls itself, there is also more graffiti further down heading towards Tesco / Aldi, the photo shows it’s location and some…


FixMyStreet
Bristol Road A38 – Damaged Direction Sign., 19th May 

19 May 17

On Bristol Road just after Selly Oak train station and just before the traffic light junction by the Vauxhall Dealership, there is a badly damaged road sign, I’ve reported this before and was told it was due to be replaced and was now competed…


Blog feature
Clinical Administration Lead

19 May 17

Clinical Administration Lead
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Hospice Band 6 26,244 to 35,225 (dependent on skills and experience)
Birmingham St Marys Hospice excels at providing end of life care.


Rugby
General election 2017: Who’s standing in Selly Oak? 

18 May 17

What can we expect in Birmingham Selly Oak in the general election…


FixMyStreet
Oak tree is enormous over hanging no. 83 and no.85 needs cutting back so not overhanging properties., 17th May 

17 May 17

Tree on council land needs severely cutting back Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 73 Marston Road, Selly Oak Report on FixMyStreet…


FixMyStreet
Council rubbish, 17th May 

17 May 17

Pieces of wood left by birmingham city council contractors left on grass outside 46 beckbury road when houses had the roofs retiled Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 1 Hopstone Road, Selly Oak…


FixMyStreet
Burnt out car, 17th May 

17 May 17

Car has been burnt out and left Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Bottetourt Road, Selly Oak Report on FixMyStreet…


Blog politics
WATCH: Steve McCabe’s 2017 General Election Pledges 

17 May 17

General Election, Pledges Jobs and Training Work with others to cut unemployment in the constituency which is still higher than the national average, secure investment, good jobs and high quality apprenticeships for our area.


Local news
Bricklaying Skills on Show at Bournville College 

17 May 17

Bournville College recently played host to the regional heats for this year’s Guild of Bricklayers Competition which included several Colleges and their students from the West Midlands region.


Event
Heritage Weekend @ Cadbury World, 20 May 2017 – 21 May 2017 

17 May 17

20 May 2017 – 21 May 2017 – Community at Cadbury World Discover the rich history behind the Cadbury legacy as Heritage Weekend returns to Cadbury World from Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st May.


Local news
Bournville’s First Record Label 

17 May 17

Bournville College’s music department have created a new way of delivering music courses with their very own record label.


Blog feature
Professional Development Nurse – Inpatient Unit

16 May 17

Professional Development Nurse- Inpatient Unit
Permanent Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Hospice Band 7 (31,383 – 41,374 per annum dependent on experience)
Are you an experienced Registered Nurse who is passionate about the delivery of excellent care?


Local news
Stirchley Social Enterprise receives cash boost 

15 May 17

Stirchley based Green Revolutions is celebrating after receiving social investment of £40,000 from one of the UK’s leading social finance providers Big Issue Invest.


FixMyStreet
Burnt out car, 15th May 

15 May 17

Burnt out car has been there at least two weeks now.


FixMyStreet
Clothing dumped, 15th May 

15 May 17

Large bags of coats and clothing dumped on the grass Brineton grove at jervoise road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 82 Jervoise Road, Selly Oak Report on FixMyStreet…


Blog feature
Lucy & Susan’s Grand Viking Tour!

15 May 17

Lucy’s Grand Viking Tour!
“Lucy and I are still on our target to raise 1 for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, in memory of Ann, for every mile cycled.


FixMyStreet
Fly tipping, 13th May 

13 May 17

Concrete block dumped by lamppost Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 2 Willoughby Grove, Selly Oak Report on FixMyStreet…


Local news
Health and well-being event at the heart of Longbridge 

12 May 17

Hearts will be racing in Longbridge town centre on Saturday 20 th  May, when visitors can take part in a free health and well-being event.


Blog feature
Wythall & Hollywood Fun Run

12 May 17

Sunday 25th June 2017
Now in its 8th year this event offers 3 races on one day.


Blog feature
My Grandfather-In-Law’s Story

12 May 17

Dr Christina, a Consultant here at Birmingham St Marys tells us about caring for Brian, her grandfather-in-law, before he died Brian had a special place in my heart as the first time I met him he was incredibly welcoming into the family.


Rugby
The bizarre things tourists have said about Birmingham attractions 

12 May 17

How would you sum up Cadbury World, Alton Towers and Cannon Hill Park? These are some of the real, yet rather strange comments about Birmingham attractions on TripAdvisor…


Blog feature
Chocolate 5k – Solihull

12 May 17

Sunday 3rd September 2017
If youre looking for a challenge with a difference then join our Hospice for Birminghams tastiest event The Chocolate 5k.


Local news
Bournville voted for Andy Street as Mayor 

11 May 17

Bournville voted for Andy Street in the recent West Midlands mayoral election.


Local news
Stirchley teen charged after police car theft 

11 May 17

A 19 year-old man is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court today in connection with the theft of a National Crime Agency vehicle The unmarked BMW which is fitted with sirens and blue lights was stolen from outside an address in Shirley …


Blog feature
Creating Memories With My Mom Whilst We Still Had Time

11 May 17

Maria is part of our Fundraising Team here at the Hospice and as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week, she is sharing her moms story to help anyone who may be experiencing something similar
I was around 14 when I found out my mom had multiple …


Blog feature
Insights into Death, Dying and Bereavement

11 May 17

As part of Dying Matters Awareness Week (8-14 May), were sharing our experiences of death, dying and bereavement…


Local news
Stirchley man charged after the theft of a National Crime Agency vehicle 

11 May 17

Detectives have charged a man in connection with the theft of a National Crime Agency vehicle stolen from outside a Solihull home.


Blog feature
A Confession From a Fundraiser

11 May 17

Pam is part of our Corporate Fundraising Team here at the Hospice and its her job to gather business supporters but shes taken some time out to share with us her story
We just feel so lucky that mom was able to spend her final weeks here, we all felt…


Event
Cadbury’s Fantastic Four return for Character Weekend!, 13 May 2017 – 14 May 2017 

9 May 17

13 May 2017 – 14 May 2017 – Community at Cadbury World (suitable for under 18s) Cadbury World’s colourful characters return to the attraction this weekend as Character Weekend takes over from 13th -14th May.


Blog feature
Sunset Squad Relay

9 May 17

Will your squad go the distance? Gather your friends, family and work makes together and join Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice and St Basils on Saturday 22nd July for a brand new and challenging 5k relay run.


Rugby
Beekeeper captures rare moment 10,000 bees take over tree in Birmingham 

8 May 17

Ian Baker, from Bournville Beekeepers, was tending to his apiary on Sunday afternoon when he spotted a huge swarm of bees forming a colony on the Bournville estate…


Blog feature
How To Help a Friend Who’s Dealing With Grief

8 May 17

Rich is our Digital Officer here at Birmingham St Marys and to follow up his story of what happened when his mum died, he has written some advice for Dying Matters Awareness Week of what to do when a friend is dealing with grief.


Local news
Car stolen from woman as she parks outside Selly Oak home 

7 May 17

Car thieves targeted a woman as she parked up outside her Selly Oak home on Friday afternoon (5th May), making off with her keys and car.


Local news
Abracadabra! Magical event back at Museum by popular demand 

5 May 17

Magic will be in the air at a Selly Manor Museum when it’s transformed into live scenes from classic stories and children’s fairy tales.


Rugby
The Magical Lands family festival is coming to Birmingham 

5 May 17

It’s the latest event from the people behind the Bournville Bookfest…


Event
Sooty’s Birthday Bake Off, 6 May 2017 – 7 May 2017 

4 May 17

6 May 2017 – 7 May 2017 – Community at Cadbury World (suitable for under 18s) Get ready for magic and mayhem at Cadbury World, as live entertainment show Sooty’s Birthday Bake Off, returns to the attraction this weekend on 6th and 7th May.


Event
Family Fun Day in support of Macmillan, 13 May 2017 

4 May 17

13 May 2017 – Community at Rowheath Pavilion FREE (suitable for under 18s) Make the most out of your Saturday with Family Fun Day in support of Macmillan Cancer in the heart of Bournville at Rowheath Pavillion.


Blog feature
Catering Team Leader

4 May 17

CATERING TEAM LEADER 35 HOURS PER WEEK Hospice Band 4 18,703 – 22459 pro rata
We are currently expanding our catering team at Birmingham St Marys Hospice and are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our friendly team.