Band 5/6 Mental Health Practitioner Preceptorship Role -North HUB CMHT

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £40,588 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are a newly qualified nurse you will have an opportunity to participate in the preceptorship programme in duration of 12 months. During that time you will be supported by senior clinicians and other team colleagues to gain experience and knowledge to confidently at the end of the programme take responsibilities of a Band 6 clinician.

If you are already an experienced Band 5 or 6 please note you will start the post as a Band 6 clinician.

They must be able to work independently and have the ability to prioritise and effectively manage their workload. The role requires close working with other members of our team, outside teams/agencies, and with our service users and families. The applicant will therefore need to be able to communicate effectively, and have skill with those who may be more difficult to engage.

The post holder will also be expected at times to cover other roles for periods of leave/absence, and will be expected to contribute to Trust/team initiatives as required.

The applicant must have a flexible and 'can do' approach, with the ability to work under pressure and adapt to changes,often at short notice. A positive attitude is essentialforeffective team work and management of the challenges and complexities within our work.

Main duties of the job

The post holder:

Will act as an independent practitioner within a defined community setting, while liaising with other professionals as necessary

Will manage a defined caseload and provide supervision to others as appropriate.

Will be responsible for the assessment planning implementation and evaluation of nursing care within agreed parameters, and have a working knowledge of local, national policies and legislation, which govern current service provision and audit.

Will be responsible for ensuring effective communication pathways exist.

Will be responsible for ensuring the promotion of equality diversity and rights in accordance with good practice and legislation.

Will be responsible for identifying and contributing to the training needs necessary in providing quality evidence based care as appropriate.

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 NMC Registration Essential
  • Mental Health Experience
  • Substantive post qualification experience

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