A 6 month fixed term/secondment has become available within the Sparkhill Home Treatment Team. This post is full time as a Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse.
The role will entail co-ordinating and providing specialist acute crisis psychiatric intervention and expertise to service users in crisis 24 hours per day, 7 days per week within their own homes/residence.
This secondment will be suitable for anyone wanting Home Treatment experience.
Main duties of the job
In addition, the team provides a gate-keeping service to inpatient wards; facilitating early discharge and providing an effective and viable alternative to hospital admission for clients in crisis.
This post includes working within a multi-disciplinary team, co-ordinating shifts, managing referrals to the service and signposting to other services.
You will be working within a team but also following procedures and policy for lone working.
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 RMN Essential
- Good communication skills
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