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Band 7 Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Older Adults CMHT

Are you a Non-medical nurse prescriber with a passion and interest in specialist mental health nursing? Are you looking to make a difference in mental health nursing or a challenging new career pathway? Then the Community Services for Older people at BSMHFT has an exciting opportunity for you.

We are looking to recruit one RMN's who have completed the V300 Non-Medical Prescribing Course to join the West Hub OA CMHT in Birmingham.

As a Band 7 within the team, we are looking for someone with strong leadership and communication skills. You will have experience of working in the community, undertaking positive risk taking and working in a multidisciplinary way. The teams have a strong person-centred approach, working with clients and carers to achieve positive outcomes for both.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering care to service users in a range of community settings. Other members of the team include Consultant Psychiatrists, Hub Manager, Clinical Psychologists, Clinical Development Lead, Assistant Psychologist, Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapist, Nursing Associates and Physical Health workers. The ability to work flexibly in multidisciplinary teams and in a range of settings is therefore essential.

The post holder will, in conjunction with the management team, provide strong clinical leadership and expertise to the multidisciplinary team, ensuring that high standards are maintained.

The Advanced Nurse Practitioner will hold a caseload and will manage regular follow up and assessment clinics. They will work closely with the medical team to ensure effective patient flow and discharge management is maintained.

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

Nurse Qualification


  • Qualified Nurse, Degree or diploma qualified.
  • Non Medical Nurse Prescriber


  • First Degree level
  • Independent Prescriber



  • Experience of managing a complex caseload
  • History of holding responsibility and accountability for nursing decisions
  • oExperience of supporting, managing and empowering nurses to make difficult clinical decisions and


  • Experience of leading on audit and/or research activity related to clinical practice



  • Experience of Mental Health Services


  • Significant experience of community mental health
  • Experience of Older Adult Mental Health Services

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Ashcroft West OA CMHT

The moorings , Hockley


B18 5SD

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