Band 5 Staff Nurse - Tamarind Centre

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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You will be required to work rotational shifts including days, nights, weekends and bank holidays to cover the 24 hour/7 days a week period. Please ensure you can meet this requirement before applying. Unfortunately we cannot offer set days/nights or permanent day or night contracts.

Medium Secure Mental Health Services provide care and treatment for people who suffer with severe mental illness or personality disorder who also present risks to other people which can safely be managed within this level of security.

We are looking to appoint highly motivated, compassionate nurses to join our team within the Tamarind Centre in Bordesley Green, Birmingham.

Main duties of the job

To provide nursing assessments.

To act as the prime provider of care for allocated patients by planning, assessing and evaluating patient programmes of care.

To frequently prepare for, participate in and attend clinical team and other multi professional meetings.

To ensure a high standard of nursing in the application of clinical nursing procedures and treatment including the custody storage and administration if drugs.

To maintain a high standard of nursing care during procedures and treatments through supervision and instruction.

To provide crisis intervention to service users experiencing mental health difficulties and self -harm suicidal behaviours.

To assess mental and physical fitness of service users.

To attend and respond to emergencies occurring in the service during their span of duty.

To ensure that user involvement in service provision is adhered to at all times.

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 NMC RMN registration Essential
  • PIN held or in training due to qualify
Experience Essential
  • Experience gained in a range of settings including acute MH services
Core qualities Essential
  • demonstrates 6cs in application

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