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Staff Nurse Band 5

Employer
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
West Bromwich
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year 0
Closing date
30 Sep 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Old Age
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Do you have a passion for older adults and want to be part of a highly motivated team. An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Older Adult Mental Health directorate, based in Sandwell. The ward is supported by a dedicated multi-disciplinary team. We have activities both on and off the ward with the use of a therapeutic assessment kitchen, gym, social room, lovely garden and outdoor space. Great links to the local transport and tram.

Applications are invited from both newly qualified Staff Nurses and those with relevant experience, to support our core values: caring, enabling, working together and integrity.

You should be motivated and forward thinking in your approach and possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills. A degree of flexibility in approach is required along with a willingness to learn whilst working in a potentially challenging environment.

The post holder will be part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care afforded to service users under appropriate supervision. Monitor both physical and mental health.

We have a strong commitment to the personal and professional development of our staff, through support, individual appraisal, comprehensive preceptorship program, mentorship and clinical supervision.

Main duties of the job

  • You will need to provide leadership and support for support staff
  • Act as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice
  • To take charge on a regular basis, and, in the absence of the management team, accepting responsibility for the smooth and effective running of the unit
  • Medication Rounds/ordering and receiving
  • Ward Reviews
  • MHA tribunals /reports
  • Care planning and risk assessments
  • referrals
  • Ability to contribute to, monitor and implement changes that improvement service delivery and outcomes
  • Enjoy working with service users with various mental health needs
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Be caring and compassionate
  • Enjoy team work


About us

  • You will need to provide leadership and support for support staff
  • Act as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice
  • To take charge on a regular basis, and, in the absence of the management team, accepting responsibility for the smooth and effective running of the unit
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to contribute to, monitor and implement changes that improvement service delivery and outcomes
  • Enjoy working with service users with various mental health needs
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Be caring and compassionate
  • Enjoy team work


Job description Job responsibilities

  • You will need to provide leadership and support for support staff
  • Act as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice
  • To take charge on a regular basis, and, in the absence of the management team, accepting responsibility for the smooth and effective running of the unit
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to contribute to, monitor and implement changes that improvement service delivery and outcomes
  • Enjoy working with service users with various mental health needs
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Be caring and compassionate
  • Enjoy team work


Person Specification Pin Number Essential
  • Band 5


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285-1800A-MH
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