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Staff Nurse - Reservoir Court

Band 5

Main area
Reservoir court inpatients unit
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
436-913755-A
Site
Highcroft
Town
Birmingham
Salary
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum pro rata
Closing
27/05/2018 23:59

Please note that this post may close earlier than the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. If you have not heard from us within a month of the closing date you should presume that you have not been shortlisted. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, however all cases of criminal record history are dealt with on a case by case basis.

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is committed to equality of opportunity, and welcomes applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

All successful applicants will be required to complete the Trust’s induction programme. The Fundamental (Statutory and Mandatory) training will be in an e-learning format. You will be required to complete training modules online (approx. 9-14 hours depending on post) in your own time prior to any unconditional offer being made.

We are looking for an experienced, driven and passionate registered mental health nurse to join our inpatient area as a staff nurse, to work on a 24 bedded older adults mixed gender ward.  The applicant will show a keen interest in this area of nursing.

Our ward supports and cares for vulnerable service users and offers a highly challenging environment within a fast paced and diverse work setting. RCIPU is an exciting service to be part of we work within a specialist multi-disciplinary team, delivering high quality care to patients experiencing  mental illness  that may also be affected by their physical health. We want our nurses to learn and develop their skills, including working with and supporting clients with acute mental illness.

Clients in crisis are admitted to the ward and are supported by a large staff team of nurses, doctors, health care assistants and psychiatrists, Physiotherapist and Occupational therapist

There is a high level of opportunity to develop as a band 5 nurse on the ward, there is both training on mental health as well as physical health needs that will enhance your knowledge and skills

It’s important that you have an understanding of multidisciplinary services and the challenges that face people with mental health problems. We want to hire staff that are passionate about mental health, who believe in our recovery model and who will act as advocates for the patients that we look after. You must have an excellent understanding of safeguarding and how to work within professional boundaries.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rochelle Daley (Acting ward manager) 0121 301 7333

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0121 301 1242