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Band 5/6 CPN Preceptorship Role - Solihull HUB OA CMHT

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
29 Jan 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
OA Solihull Hub CMHTs, is offering a Preceptorship programme to help newly qualified nurses get the very best start, not only within nursing but within community nursing/community care.Our preceptorship programme is designed specifically for you as a newly qualified nurse, to support you in that transition and to build the confidence of working independently within a community setting.

The programme is a 'hands' on practical approach by where you will be allocated a mentor to work under the supervision of, whilst working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. As part of the preceptorship you will meet with service users, parents and carers to gain insight of what the expectations are from a recipient's perspective.

Main duties of the job

As well as discussing with members of the team around the challenges and achievements of not only the team but individuals, whilst carrying a slightly reduced caseload to work with under the supervision of the mentor and team.

The aim is to equip the practitioner with the right skills to become a brilliant nurse and care coordinator. We will help, support and nurture you to become the best you can be. We will help you to develop in confidence as a nursing professional, enhance your skills and continue your journey of life-long learning.

Upon successful completion of the 18 month preceptorship programme if you are starting with the team straight from training or 12 months if currently working as a band 5 you will progress into a band 6 role and take on the responsibilities associated with that grade.

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 Substantive post qualification experience 2 Essential
  • Substantive post qualification experience
  • Working in the community
Experience Desirable
  • Interest/experience in working with older adults

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