Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse - The Barberry

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Cilantro Suite is a 10 bedded, mixed gender inpatient unit for people with eating disorders aged 18 and above.

If you want to work as part of our specialised multi-professional team, we want to hear from you.

Experience of working in Eating Disorders is desirable; however, consideration will be given to Registered Mental Health Nurses who have a genuine interest in working within this area.

Please note: Due to the nature of duties within this role, only Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMN's) can be considered for the position.

The successful candidates will be highly motivated, have a genuine interest in the development of services and possess excellent communication skills.

You will support the Ward Manager and fellow professionals in leading the provision of evidence-based quality care for our service users and offer advice and support to their family and carers.

Care is provided over a 24-hour period and all team members work rotational shift patterns.

We can offer a rewarding job with training and the ability to contribute to a growing and developing service.

Main duties of the job

Registered Mental Health Nurse required due to use of and required understanding of Mental Health Act

Responsible for the promotion of carer and service user involvement within the service and for its provision.

Responsible for establishing therapeutic relationships with service users, and the implementation of evidence based therapeutic interventions with appropriate boundaries in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Councils professional code of conduct.

To work within the NICE Guidelines specific to the service user group. To participate in enteral feeding when directed by a RMO.

Participate in therapeutic meal planning, preparation and meal time role modelling of healthy eating.

Participate in, facilitate and co-facilitate the group programme provided for the service users.

Every member of staff has a responsibility to be aware of and follow at all times, the relevant national and local policy in relation to the safeguarding of children, the safeguarding of vulnerable adults and the prevention of infection control.

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 Essential and Desirable Essential
  • Registered Nurse (RMN)
  • Delivers care and treatment upon evidence based research
  • Has experience working with mental health and eating disorders
  • Experience working in an inpatient setting

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