Band 5 Staff Nurse - Ardenleigh

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 Staff Nurse - Ardenleigh - Larimar Acute Ward

Larimar Ward is a 15 Bedded Female Acute Ward based at Ardenleigh Hospital in Erdington ** Please note we are not a part of the Secure & Complex Care Service** We are looking to recruit two passionate, committed and highly motivated Registered Mental Health Nurses/Learning Disability Nurses.

The successful candidates will be joining an established and hard working team who have a wealth of experience to learn from as well as gaining a comprehensive understanding of the Acute and Urgent Care Pathway.

Furthermore, successful candidates will have direct supervision from a nominated Deputy Ward Manager who will help to identify development needs that can help enhance skills and knowledge whilst receiving on-going support/supervision on a regular basis. Encouragement to develop is promoted within the Larimar Team so by recognising individuals strengths and career aspirations, we can offer training opportunities' to meet these needs.

Main duties of the job

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.

Successful applicant must be able to work a full range of shifts, Early, Late, Nights, Weekends and Public Holidays.

Applicants must hold a Mental Health Nursing or Learning Disability nursing qualification

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registrant holding a valid PIN for RMN/RLD


  • Experience of acute In-patient environment
  • Interested/Awareness of the Enhanced Personality Pathway

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Larimar Acute Ward Ardenleigh

385 Kingsbury Road Erdington


B24 9SA

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