Band 5 Staff Nurse - Oleaster - Japonica Suite

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking for a hardworking, dedicated staff nurse who is passionate about providing excellent and comprehensive nursing care in a challenging and rewarding environment. Japonica is the Assertive Outreach (AOT) inpatient ward providing enhanced care and support for female patients being cared for under the Assertive Outreach model across Birmingham. You will be working within an established and talented team who have a wealth of experience to learn from and existing established working relationships with the corresponding community AO Teams. The successful candidate will be provided with opportunity to work closely with a dedicated band 6 supervisor, to identify unique development needs, reflect on and enhance their skills and knowledge as well as receive ongoing support on a regular basis. They will be encouraged to develop themselves in line with their individual strengths and career ambitions and will be supported to assist us to continue to develop the ward and the service and to attend additional training opportunities as desired.

Must be able to work a pattern of shifts that include night shifts to support a 24/7 safe service

Main duties of the job

Some of the key duties, not exclusive to:

- Being a named nurse and having special responsibility for identified group patients, including co ordinating their inpatient care, liaising with relevant community teams, being an advocate, building supportive relationships, shaping and creating person centred and recovery focused care plans and comprehensive risk assessments

- Medication management and administration

- Providing high quality care in line with individual care plans and helping create a therapeutic and safe environment

- Working within best practice guidelines, principles, and policies

- Leading shifts and allocating tasks

- Providing support to wider team

- Responding to clinical incidents and emergencies and learning from events in practice

- Leading and contributing to ward reviews and discharge meetings

- Ensuring required paperwork reflecting physical health assessments, risk, assessment summaries, care plans and so on are comprehensive, complete, and up to date

- Complying with requirements stipulated by Mental Health Act and ensuring its application is safe and lawful

- Supporting students from nursing and other disciplines and enhancing their learning and development, assessing their skills and overall progress

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 Experience Desirable
  • Interested/Awareness of the Enhanced Personality Pathway
Interview Essential
  • NMC Registrant holding Valid PIN for RMN/RLD
  • Experience of Acute In-patient environment

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