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Band 5 Staff Nurse - The Barberry, Jasmine Ward

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

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Ever wanted to learn another Language?

Do you have the leadership and teamworking skills, to join our dedicated team?

Can you empower and support Deaf service users and promote their recovery?

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated Registered Mental Health Nurse to join Jasmine Suite.

We have a passionate and dedicated mixture of highly experienced Deaf , Deafened and Hearing staff within our team.

Main duties of the job

You will require excellent leadership skills and the ability to adapt to the Deaf environment within a specialist mental health inpatient ward.

Communication skills and a willingness and motivation to embrace sign language as the service users first language is essential.

The successful candidatewill be required to attend Level 1 & 2 BSL training . This is completed in house by all of our permanent staff.

Deaf awareness and experience of Deaf culture is desirable on application, along with any level of British Sign Language (BSL) certification

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



  • Evidence of good documentation skills/written english



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse


  • Mentorship qualification/evidence of mentoring student nurses
  • BSL qualifications at level 1 or 2



  • Demonstrates Deaf awareness


  • Has worked with a Deaf environment



  • Evidence of experience of leading a nursing team

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Barberry Centre for Mental health

25 Vincent Drive


B15 2SJ

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