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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Zinnia, Saffron

Band 5

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Staff Nurse
Band 5
Part time: 19.5 hours per week
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Zinnia centre
£24907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata
14/07/2020 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. 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.

Please note, if applicable for your role you will be required to cover the cost of your DBS certificate. This will be deducted from your salary over 3 months. You will also be required to sign up to the DBS Update Service before commencement with the Trust.

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.

Our Trust is committed to treating individuals fairly and ensuring they have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential, even if this means doing things differently for different people sometimes. We are working hard to ensure our workforce reflects the diversity within Birmingham and Solihull and that our services meet the needs of all diverse service users and carers.

PART TIME VACANCY. Want to work 19.5 hours per week rather than being full time.

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated and highly motivated Mental Health Nurse to work on Saffron Suite (Male Acute inpatients )based at the Zinnia centre. You will be providing high quality care that is based on a Bio-psycho-social model of care.

You will act as a positive role model for staff in a manner that positively reflects the philosophy of the unit and the values of the organisation. This is an exciting opportunity for any Registered Nurse interested and committed to delivering care within a safe, secure and therapeutic environment.

Successful applicants must be able to work in a challenging and dynamic environment. You will need to demonstrate a range of skills including effective communication, empathy, self-awareness, and critical self-reflection skills.

 What we’d like from you:
• RN - Mental Health Qualified willing to work in a busy challenging role
• Knowledge of Safeguarding
• Understanding of Multidisciplinary Services
• NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council Registered)
• Knowledge of the Mental Health Act
• Patient centred & commitment to delivering high quality care
• Excellent organisational capability
• Effective communication skills
• Flexibility in approach

What we’d like to give you:
• Comprehensive Induction and commitment to on-going training care and support.
• Development in your risk management and assessment skills.
• Development of leaderships skills 

Successful applicant must be able to work a full range of shifts, Early, Late, Night, Weekends.

We are a Living Wage EmployerArmed Forces CovenantPositive about disabled peopleStonewall Health ChampionsDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - BronzeDisability confident employer

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

Stacey Lewis (Ward Manager) 0121 301 5359 / 5358