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Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse - Older Adults CMHT

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Band 6 nurse to join our Older Adult CMHT.

Working alongside the wider MDT you will be responsible as the Care Coordinator of a caseload. This will include completing initial assessments and coordination of care needs, planning and implementation of evidence based care to a defined group of older adult service users and their carers within a defined catchment area/locality, and via a job plan.

You will be responsible to provide professional advice and support to other agencies and members of the multidisciplinary team, and act up for the Hub Manager in their absence as appropriate.

You will act as a role model and resource for junior/less experienced staff.

You will also undertake duty work as allocated.

Main duties of the job

The post holder:
  • Will act as an independent practioner within a defined community setting, while liaising with other professionals as necessary.
  • Will manage a defined caseload and provide supervision to others as appropriate.
  • Will be responsible for the assessment planning implementation and evaluation of nursing care within agreed parameters, and have a working knowledge of local, national policies and legislation, which govern current service provision and audit.
  • Will be responsible for ensuring effective communication pathways exist.
  • Will be responsible for ensuring the promotion of equality diversity and rights in accordance with good practice and legislation.
  • Will be responsible for identifying and contributing to the training needs necessary in providing quality evidence based care as appropriate.
  • Participate as an active member of the duty system including the undertaking of emergency assessments


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

Rigistration

Essential

  • Registered RMN


Desirable

  • Post registration training


Experience

Essential

  • Mental Health Nursing experience


Desirable

  • Experience working with Community Mental Health experience
  • Experience working with older adult mental Health
  • Experience working with older Adult


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Solihull Hub Older Adult CMHT - Maple Leaf Centre

4 Maple Leaf Drive, Marston Green

Birmingham

B37 7JB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

436-6183332

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