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Band 5 Staff Nurse - CAMHs MSU

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
11 Aug 2024

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Nurse, Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunities have arisen to recruit passionate, dedicated and highly motivated mental health nurses that are excited to be part of the Forensic CAMHS service at Ardenleigh. You will be providing high quality and compassionate care, leadership and recovery focused care to young people who are experiencing complex mental ill health and/or Autistic disorders and who demonstrate challenging behaviour as well as can act as a positive role model for staff in a manner that positively reflects the philosophy of the service and the values of the organisation. You will be working within the named nursing team and with the wider MDT. Successful applicants must be able to work with young people and understand the developmental needs as well be able to manage the challenging and dynamic environment. You will need to demonstrate a range of skills including effective communication, empathy, self-awareness, and critical self-reflection skills. As a service we promote the use of Positive Behavioural Support Plans with these assisting the workforce to design more supportive environments and to better support individuals in developing skills that will improve their quality of life.

Main duties of the job

We currently have full time vacancies and are seeking to employ Registered Mental Health Nurses to work within our service that are committed and motivated to working as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team in providing professional and compassionate nursing care to patients within a secure forensic environment.

Forensic CAMHS is a fun and energetic place to work, we thrive on staff engagement in the service and always looking to change and adapt to new ways of practicing to ensure that we are delivering the best care possible. We as an ASD accredited service expect staff to have knowledge and understand of Autistic disorders. We offer a wide range of in-house training covering ASD, child development, working with families, risk assessment and therapeutic working.

What we'd like from you:
  • RMN/RLDN Qualified willing to work in a busy challenging role
  • Excellent understanding of Safeguarding
  • Understanding of Multidisciplinary Services
  • NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council Registered)
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Patient centric & commitment to delivering high quality care
  • Excellent organisational capability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility in approach to work and a strong can do attitude What we'd like to give you:
  • Comprehensive Induction and commitment to on-going training care and support.

We can consider flexible working to suit your personal circumstances (Full time/Part time)

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



  • MH or LD nurse

Leadership skills


  • displayed within statement that has ability to lead

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust




B24 9SA

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