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Mental Health/Learning Disability inpatient Nurse

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
West Bromwich
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Per Anum or Pro rata dependent on contract
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for two enthusiastic and committed RNLD or RMN to join our Teams within the Learning Disability Inpatient Service at BlackCountry Healthcare.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within fully integrated Multi-disciplinary team to improve the lives of those within the forensic or assessment and treatment pathway.

Main duties of the job

To act as a team leader in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised programme of careTo take charge of Unit or equivalent, as required

To ensure that the national and local policies are adhered to

To be committed to own development

To have awareness of current research

To participate in programmes of education for permanent staff and students.

To work in co-operation with the qualified staff and other team members in the daily provision of the service.

To act at all times in a manner that enhances the reputation of the service, particularly when dealing with relatives, visitors and the local community.

Report accidents/complaints/untoward incidents/telephone messages promptly to the person in charge.

To plan the nursing care by means of individualised contracts of care with the cooperation and involvement of patients and relatives, where appropriate, taking into account the medical diagnosis.

About us

At Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we're building a high-caliber, diverse and inclusive mental health workforce. One that will givetalented professionals like you the opportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliverhappier and healthier lives all across our communities.

The Trust is rated 'Good' from CQC (Care Quality Commission) and will become the lead provider for mental health services across The BlackCountry. We have recently invested in newly created clinical divisions and are currently developing new models of integrated primary andsecondary care for adults and older adults, as well launching a far-reaching inpatient strategy, working to eradicate dormitories and building newfacilities.

This ambitious model is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary, opening the door for you to work in a collaborative and flexible way with partners,service users, careers and their families, diverse and inclusive mental health workforce. One that will give talented professionals like you theopportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliver happier and healthier lives all across ourcommunities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and person spec for more information regarding this post including your main responsibilities

Person Specification



  • NMC Valid Pin or awaiting Pin
  • Knowledge/Experience of inpatients
  • Knowledge of Learning disability or mental health


  • Experience within secure care inpatient services with individuals with a learning disability who have offended or who have challenging behaviour.
  • Evidence of recent personal and professional development

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


The Larches Hallam Street Hospital

Hallam Street

West Bromwich

B71 4NH

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