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Band 6 Early Intervention Nurse-South Secondment

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Band 6
Full Time

Job Details

**This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.**

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Early Intervention Community Team within Birmingham Community Health Care NHS Foundation Trust, the largest community trust in the country.

Part of a wider Early Intervention programme, which has delivered in the last 12 months: 77000 fewer acute bed days used, 19000 fewer non-acute bed days and people spend 11.5 fewer days in the system. Overall having an impact of �25.8million saved for Birmingham to reinvest in Health and Social Care developments.

Six health and social care organisations joined forces in the region to deliver this truly integrated service. Alongside BCHC, other partners include Birmingham City Council, University Hospitals Birmingham, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust, Birmingham and Solihull CCG and Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG

Main duties of the job

You will be joining a community team in the midst of one of the largest Health and Social Care transformations in the country, with exciting changes and developments, preventing avoidable hospital admissions, premature admission to long-term residential care and facilitating early hospital discharge, plus the added bonus of Birmingham being a fantastic place to work and live.

A real opportunity to work within the self-motivated and aspirational MDT daily, we are currently looking for someone to dynamically lead and promote a culture of home first rehabilitation, so the people of Birmingham are treated in the right place at the right time, evidenced by clinical and performance outcomes. Working multi-professionally, completing assessments and interventions, whilst ensuring the delivery of high quality intervention to patients within their own homes and other community settings.

About us

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Job description

Job responsibilities

A person who is an excellent communicator with a flexible approach, and has existing, or an eagerness to establish, links with Health and Social care partners and a passion for 'trusted assessor' principles, will be at an advantage when working in this team. You will have opportunities to support junior staff and students, as well as drive and lead in service development projects and quality patient care.

We run an excellent Inspire leadership training programme for all staff with line management responsibility, alongside other opportunities to develop your career.

HCPC/NMC registrations are a requirement for registered staff roles.

The post holder will be expected to work shifts as required over 7 days per week in line with service delivery

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Level 1 (Adult)
  • Evidence of up to date post registration education relevant to the role.


  • Mentoring or teaching qualification.
  • Degree in relevant subject
  • Nurse prescriber



  • Significant experience as a registered nurse including working in a rehabilitation setting or care of the older adult.
  • Experience working as a registered nurse in the community.
  • Significant experience of a multidisciplinary approach to care


  • Competent in IV drug administration and cannulation



  • Skills to organise team workload and prioritise
  • Awareness of legislation affecting the role including equal opportunities law.
  • Ability to evidence application of utilising evidence-based practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Comprehensive assessment skills and knowledge of the needs of the older person including risk management.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Knowledge of current legislation, particularly those affecting community services
  • Knowledge and application of the NMC code of Conduct and Scope of Professional Practice.
  • Understanding of the principles and application of Clinical Governance.
  • Knowledge and understanding of clinical audit.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of the complex needs of a socially and culturally diverse population.
  • Understanding of legislation related to Safeguarding Vulnerable adults and children.

Personal Qualities


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Other job requirements


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Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


Kenrick Centre

Mill farm Road


B17 0QX

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