Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist - MBU Outreach

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
23 Aug 2022

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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MBU Perinatal Outreach Service

Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist

The MBU Outreach Team works collaboratively with HTTs, Crisis teams, AMPHs, Psychiatric Liaison services and the Specialist Perinatal Community Teams to enhance the urgent care pathway for women who become acutely unwell in the perinatal period.

We are looking for a highly motivated nurse with significant experience in perinatal mental health care and urgent care services. The post would ideally suit a clinician who enjoys dynamic risk management and managing complex and challenging cases. The post holder will work closely with Home Treatment Teams and the MBU.

The applicant will have a passion for delivering emergency mental health care, building strong positive working relationships with colleagues across the mental health pathway as well as supporting allied professionals and women in the perinatal period to navigate the urgent care pathway.

Main duties of the job

Please see job description attached for full duties of this role

Please note the service operates Mon-Fri 9-5, with on-call provision provided on a rota basis by clinicians within the team from 5pm and 9pm Monday to Fri and 9am to 9pm weekends and bank holidays. Willingness to cover a share of this rota is essential.

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 Qualifications and experience Essential
  • NMC
  • Significant experience in senior clinical post
Specialist experience Essential
  • Clinical experience in womens / acute mental health care
  • Experience in perinatal mental health
  • Experience in acute and urgent care

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