Band 5 Staff Nurse - Eden PICU

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

View more

Perinatal Care
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for driven and passionate registered mental health nurse's to join our inpatient area as a Staff Nurse to work within our Acute Female PICU.

The applicant will show a keen interest in this challenging field of Psychiatry.

Adults in crisis are admitted to through this pathway and are supported by a large staff team of nurses, health care assistants, occupational therapists and psychiatrists. There is a wide remit for a nursing role within the Acute Female pathway which requires networking and collaborating with numerous internal and external stakeholders.

It's important that you have an understanding of multidisciplinary services and the challenges that face people with mental health problems. We want to hire staff that are passionate about female mental health, who believe in our recovery model and who will act as advocates for the reduction of stigma in our community. You must have an excellent understanding of safeguarding and how to work within professional boundaries.

This role is challenging, stimulating, diverse and we believe that we can offer you something different for applicants who are looking to work within this exciting area.

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 nursingprocedures and treatment including the custody storage and administration of 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 healthdifficulties 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.Every member of staff has a responsibility to be aware of and follow at alltimes, the relevant national and local policy in relation to safeguardingchildren, safeguarding adults and the prevention and control of infection.

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 Shortlisting Essential
  • Qualification
  • Experience
  • Acute Care Experience

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert