We are welcoming Band 5 staff nurses to come and join our older adults mental health inpatient team. We support the older adult population of Walsall at Bloxwich Hospital.
This is an exciting time to join our team as we will be moving into a purpose built, dementia -friendly new building within the next 2 years and you will have an opportunity to be part of this project.
We are a friendly, supportive and inclusive team providing individualised nursing care to people with dementia and other mental health needs.
We promote clinical supervision and group supervision.
We also understand the strength of multi-disciplinary working with other health professionals to meet the needs of our patient population.
Main duties of the job
You will need to be caring, compassionate and committed to delivering a quality service with good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to maintain professional effective working relationships.
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.
Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.
We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds.
The Trust has fully embedded a Staff Well-being service which has been nationally recognised as good practice.
We live our values throughout the organisation and support our staff with training & develop needs using coaching styles, clinical supervision and meaningful appraisals.
The Trust supports the NHS Leadership training for all staff.
Job description Job responsibilities
As a staff nurse the role incorporates opportunities to lead small shift teams, supervise unregistered support workers and engage with multi-discipline teams. Responsibilities include supporting senior staff in the day-to-day running of the ward, with development and coordination of person-centred care planning, care reviews and care evaluations.
Person Specification Experience Essential
- Experience of inpatient settings
- Good communication skills
- Further training & development
- Knowledge of current policies/guidance e.g NHS Long Term Plan
- Knowledge of older adult specific guidance/policies
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