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Band 5 Health Facilitation Nurse

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Health Facilitation Nurse

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative and innovative person who possess excellent communication skills to join the city wide Health Facilitation Team, you will be based in the South part of a city -wide team that aims to improve access to mainstream primary and acute services. You will promote health enhancing activities to improve the outcomes for people with learning disabilities and will within the framework of level one and level two Health Facilitation.

You will work within the framework of a multi-disciplinary team to provide specialist guidance to actively promote the delivery of health facilitation.

Main duties of the job

Contribute to the facilitation of the planning, delivery and evaluation of care pathways for people with learning disabilities.

Maintain effective links with primary health care partners to support interventions to reduce health inequalities and supporting the implementation of health screening and health action plans.

To work in collaboration between primary and secondary services to adults with learning disabilities when accessing services.

To work within the framework of a multi-disciplinary team to provide support and guidance to adults with learning disabilities and their carers. To work within the framework of health facilitation (level one and two) and the framework of Transition. To support a caseload under the supervision of the Specialist Nurse - Health Facilitation

You will ensure effective communication between General Practitioners, Consultants and other members of the multi-disciplinary team and co-ordinate the assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of care interventions for individuals.

Liaising with all appropriate professionals, carers and Service User with regard to pre and post admission support to Primary Care and Acute services you will co-ordinate the assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of care interventions for individuals with learning disabilities requiring palliative care services.

About us

Be Part of Our Team...

BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address

Job description

Job responsibilities

If you want to Be Part of Our Team and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

There is a legal requirement that from 16th November anyone entering care homes must have had both Covid vaccinations, this post requires employees to undertake roles in care home settings therefore recruitment to this post is subject to the condition that appointed candidates are double vaccinated prior to commencing in post.

car driver essential requiring a full driving license and access to a vehicle

Person Specification

Qualifications / training


  • Post qualification training.
  • Mentoring or Assessing Qualification or equivalent



  • Post registration experience
  • Working within multidisciplinary teams



  • Assessment process
  • Awareness of legislation
  • Level 1 and level 2 Health facilitation

Personal qualities


  • Confident and effective communication skills

Other job requirements


  • Car driver essential with full licence and access to a vehicle
  • flexible working

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


The Greenfields


B30 3QY

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