George Ward provides care for people (Adult Males of Working Age ) who are experiencing a range of acute mental illness crisis/distress of such severity that it cannot be managed safely at home or in a respite facility.
George Ward aim is to provide the highest quality care service to our patients, relatives and carers to give them a positive experience.
We are looking to recruit someone who is a passionate, dedicated and highly motivated registered mental health nurse, who is excited to be part of our team working with the complex presentation of service users.
We are looking for inspirational, innovative and creative individuals who are dedicated to and passionate about caring for people with mental health needs. You will need to possess the highest qualities in clinical, interpersonal and interactive skills to contribute to the management and care of the service users to the point of discharge. You will also need to be compassionate and supporting of others.
Main duties of the job
You will be working within a Multi-Disciplinary Team in providing recovery focused, patient centred care. Staff are required to demonstrate multidisciplinary and multiagency working by actively leading discharge planning, seeking funding and acquiring appropriate accommodation where necessary. We provide individualised care for service users that often have complex mental health needs. This entails supporting recovery through: reintegration, providing 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, inclusive, non- judgmental and evidence based care. We see each individual we care for as having the skills and ability to achieve their own personal recovery.
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.
11 April 2023
Agenda for change
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum, pro rata
190 Reservoir Rd
For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.
Diploma/Degree in MH nusring
- Has NMC registration – diploma
- Has NMC registration – degree
- Has additional post grad qualifications/training
- Has experience working in an inpatient setting
- Have experience in discharge planning
- post grad experience
- Mentor / Practice Supervisor
- Signoff Mentor/ Practice Assessors
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
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