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Band 6 Neuropsychiatry Nurse

Employer
Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
The department of Neuropsychiatry is a regional, multi disciplinary team who come together to support patients who have a range of diagnoses. We work with patients who have epilepsy, NEAD, functional disorders, Tourette's, sleep disorders, Huntington's Disease and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

The post holder will:
  • Act as an independent practitioner managing a defined caseload of service users within the specialist neuropsychiatric setting
  • To work alongside other members of the Neuropsychiatry team to provide a service for Non Epileptic Attack Disorder, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Epilepsy patients.
  • To enhance service users recovery and enable self management of symptoms.


Main duties of the job

  • To support the multidisciplinary team in managing patients with Non Epileptic Attack Disorder, Chronic Fatigue and Epilepsy. Liaising with Community Mental Health Teams and co-working patients (where appropriate).
  • To monitor and evaluate treatment plans for people with Non Epileptic Attack Disorder, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Epilepsy and liaising with multidisciplinary agencies, to ensure an effective care package is delivered.
  • Responsible for providing time-limited interventions for people who have non-epileptic attack disorder, Chronic Fatigue and Epilepsy.
  • Responsible for the promotion of carer and service user involvement within the service and for its provision.
  • Responsible for the setting of quality standards, including the monitoring and reviewing in line with current clinical guidance practice and policy.
  • Responsible for establishing therapeutic relationships with service users, and the implementation of evidence based therapeutic interventions with appropriate boundaries in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Councils professional code of conduct.


  • 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.

    We highly recommend you submit your application as soon as possible, this post may close earlier than the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.

    Person Specification

    Mental Health Nurse (RMN) with PIN

    Essential

    • Qualified RMN with PIN
    • Band 5 RMN experience


    Desirable

    • Understanding of Neuropsychiatry


    Mental Health Nurse (RMN) with PIN

    Essential

    • Registered RMN
    • Ability to assess risk
    • Ability to provide one to one interventions
    • Ability to lead in our group programmes
    • Ability to work autonomously
    • ability to manage a caseload of service users


    Desirable

    • Experience of working with Neuropsychiatry service users
    • Willingness to learn about the Neuropsychiatry service through self study, attending conferences and other learning opportunities


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

    Address

    Department of Neuropsychiatry, The Barberry

    25 Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, B15 2FG

    Birmingham

    B15 2FG

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    436-6127783

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