An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 7 Advanced Nurse Practitioners(Mental Health) to join our locality based Primary Care Mental Health Teams, working within Primary Care Networks (PCN) in Solihull.
Within BSMHFT our community mental health services are well-established and as partof the Birmingham and Solihull community transformation programme, we are looking to expand our primary care teams and primary care practitioner roles. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of national change and development in the delivery of community mental health care, in line with the NHS Long Term Plan.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic individuals who are able to work within a multi- disciplinary team, working alongside GP's and other primary care professionals who strive to achieve the best outcomes for individuals within the local community.
You will provide mental health triage, assessment and outcome based intervention to meet service users' needs within the Primary care mental health team. You will provide medication management, information, advice and monitoring whilst liaising with medical and pharmacist colleagues.
You will provide advanced clinical advice, leadership, and supervision, and will ensure safe, high quality clinical care and excellent patient/service user experience.
Crucial to this role will be your ability toensure robust communication across mental health providers, VCSE organisations and primary care by providing support and advice to all colleagues with the PCN as required, including participation within the local neighbourhood multi-agency team forums.
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.
Please note we are a non-smoking organisation.
Job description Job responsibilities
For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.
Person Specification Nurse Qualification Essential
- Qualified Nurse, Degree or diploma qualified, prescribing qualification
- First Degree level, Independent prescriber
- History of holding responsibility and accountability for nursing decisions and empowering nurses to make difficult clinical decisions
- Experience of leading on audit and/or research activity related to clinical practice
- Experience of working in mental health
- experience of working in primary care services mental health & experience of working with all age in particular older adults
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