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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse - East HuB Older People

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Little Bromwich Centre
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
05/07/2020 23:59
Interview date

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.

BAND 6 CPN Posts   Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust

Specialty Mental Health Services for Older People have opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated registered nurses with a genuine interest in caring for older people utilising recovery based and person centered models of care.

The vacancies exists within the East  Community Mental Health Teams.

 Full time hours; our working hours are between 9.00-5.00pm Monday to Friday.

If you want to work in a Nationally Accredited service (Quality Network for Older Peoples’ Mental Health) that values and promotes the individuality of the patients, that can be challenging but is always rewarding, that gives you the opportunity to develop your skills and that welcomes your innovative ideas and supports new initiatives and enjoy working within a clinical team to deliver high standards of care then you are just the Nurse we are looking for!

As part of our team you will be working with an experienced and passionate multi-disciplinary team which provides an excellent environment of care for older people providing high quality and compassionate care. You will have the opportunity to work with patients presenting with functional and organic mental health difficulties where there may also be comorbidities and provide specialist assessments and interventions to meet their needs. You will be clinically responsible, as named nurse, for the co-ordination under supervision and implementation of evidence based nursing care for an identified group of patients working towards their effective and timely discharge.

What are we looking for?

  • a genuine interest in achieving positive outcomes for older people
  • a real commitment to providing high quality and compassionate care to our patients and their families.
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to work in a busy challenging role
  • Knowledge of person centred care
  • Understanding of Safeguarding
  • Understanding of Multidisciplinary working
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health and Mental capacity Acts
  • An understanding of the Recovery model
  • Time management skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • A flexible and resourceful team member

What can we offer you?

  • Bespoke training in the care of Older People
  • An opportunity to develop skills and competencies to enable you to care for older people with mental health needs
  • Preceptorship
  • Mentorship training
  • A buddy system on commencement
  • Clinical supervision
  • Ongoing training opportunities – internal and external
  • Support to develop your leadership and clinical skills
  • A welcoming and supportive working environment

RMN NMC registration is essential

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

Juliet chin-kay  Team manager  0121 301 0900