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Band 5 Learning Disability Staff Nurse - Acute Services

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year pro annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Can you demonstrate our values of being inclusive, committed and compassionate? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team. We are an energetic and hardworking team working with adults. We have exciting opportunities across our Acute, PICU, Secure, Older Adults, Specialities and Rehabilitation ward.

We are a fully integrated multi-disciplinary team comprising Clinical Psychologists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychiatrists, Nurse Associates, Health Care Assistants. The team also takes a range of students on practice placements.

If this interests you

Then take a step towards working in Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust.

Main duties of the job

  • To be part of the day to day delivery of clinical services provided by the core service which includes a variety of different skills
  • To complete specialist assessments, outcome measures and care plans for specific diagnoses associated with both learning disability and mental health
  • Work in collaboration with the senior team with regards to day to day issues that may arise through effective and proactive agreed communication.
  • To contribute to the clinical management of service users with complex needs, using CPA principles, evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.
  • To support care co-ordination within the team and attend relevant professionals meetings as required

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

So ask yourself:
  • Do you want to be part of providing good, quality, safe and effective care?
  • Are you skilled in working with adults with both learning disability and mental health?
  • Do you believe in a patient focussed approach to care pathway development?
  • Are you just embarking on your career as newly qualified?

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • PIN held or in training due to qualify
  • Experience gained in a range of settings including MH services
  • Experience and interest in working either with ASD or ADHD

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