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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Adriatic CAMHS Low Secure

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

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunities have arisen to recruit passionate, dedicated and highly motivated mental health nurses that are excited to be part of our CAMHS Female Low Secure unit situated on the Ardenleigh site.

Do you want to make a different to young people's lives?

Do you want to be provided with additional training to support your development in work with young people?

Do you want to work in a team that is supportive and has a designated wellbeing team to ensure staff are supported?

If you answeredYesthen Adriatic is the ward you need to be working on!

You will be providing high quality and compassionate care, leadership and recovery focused care to female adolescents who are experiencing complex mental ill health and/or emerging personality disorders and who demonstrate challenging behaviour as well as can act as a positive role model for staff in a manner that positively reflects the philosophy of the unit and the values of the organisation. You will be working within an environment where the emphasis on care delivery will be therapy and solution focused.

Successful applicants must be able to work with young people and understand the developmental needs as well be able to manage the challenging and dynamic environment. You will need to demonstrate a range of skills including effective communication, empathy, self-awareness, and critical self-reflection skills.

Main duties of the job

What we'd like from you:
  • RMN / RNLD Qualified (or Student Nurse within 6 months of qualifying) willing to work in a busy challenging role
  • Excellent understanding of Safeguarding
  • Understanding of Multidisciplinary Services
  • NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council Registered)
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Patient centred & commitment to delivering high quality care
  • Excellent organisational capability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility in approach to work and a strong can do attitude

We currently have RMN and RNLD vacancies to work within our service- Are you committed and motivated to work as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team in providing professional and compassionate nursing care to patients within a low secure environment?

Ardenleigh provides specialist care for service users that often have complex mental health needs and offers support in people's recovery through holistic treatments; promoting social inclusion, self-management, personnel autonomy and independence. We pride ourselves on valuing and supporting our staff team, which in turn allows us to deliver compassionate, none judgmental and evidence based care. We see each individual we care for as having the skills and ability for recovery

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.

PLEASE ONLY APPLY FOR THIS POST IF YOU ARE RMN/RNLD or Student Nurse within 6 months of qualifying and have UK NMC REGISTRATION

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • RMN/RNLD or Student within 6 months of qualifying
  • UK NMC Registration
  • Demonstrates a passion for working in CAMHS

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