Band 5 Staff Nurse - Meadowcroft PICU

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Winson Green
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Perinatal Care
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered Mental Health Nurse to join the team at Meadowcroft PICU at Mary Seacole House. We are a ten bed Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit based in the Winson Green area of Birmingham

Candidates should have experience within the field of Adult Mental Health and a patient centred, recovery focused approach to Nursing. Those who will soon be qualifying as Registered Mental Health Nurses are welcome to apply.

Please read the Job Description for a comprehensive guide to what the job entails, and the personal specification to see what requirements / skills are required to fulfil the post.

Main duties of the job

You will be working within a Multi-Disciplinary Team in providing recovery focused, patient centred care. Staff are required to demonstrate multidisciplinary and multiagency working by actively leading discharge planning, seeking funding and acquiring appropriate accommodation where necessary. Meadowcroft PICU provides individualised care for service users that often have complex mental health needs. This entails supporting recovery through: reintegration, providing holistic treatments; promoting social inclusion, self-management, personnel autonomy and independence. We pride ourselves on valuing and supporting our staff team, which in turn allows us to deliver compassionate, inclusive, non- judgmental and evidence based care. We see each individual we care for as having the skills and ability to achieve their own personal recovery.

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 Diploma/Degree in MH nusring Essential
  • Has NMC registration - diploma
  • Has NMC registration - degree
  • Has additional post grad qualifications/training
Job experience Essential
  • Has experience working in an inpatient setting
  • Have experience in discharge planning
Mentorship Essential
  • Mentor / Practice Supervisor
  • Signoff Mentor/ Practice Assessors

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