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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/10/2021.

Senior Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 284-21-MHSCM-651

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
ADHD Team- Forward Thinking Birmingham
Oaklands Centre
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.

ADHD Band 6 Senior Mental Health Nurse

Are you ready to work in a Mental Health Trust that is leading the way in Young People’s mental health care in Birmingham? Now is not a better time to be part of their journey!

Birmingham – the youngest city in Europe with almost 40 per cent of its population being under the age of 25 - is a city rich in history and diversity that is looking to the future.

The post holders will be employed by Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and working within the Division of Mental Health Services which incorporates Forward Thinking Birmingham and Inpatient CAMHS services.

Established in 2016, Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) is a ground-breaking partnership which revolutionises mental health services for 0-25 year olds.

Our ambitious mission is to exceed all expectations of what mental health services can achieve for children, young people and young adults; resetting the bar for generations to come.

Could you be part of this? Young people have told us that the people we recruit are key to their experience, just as important as the actual care they receive.

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Senior Mental Health Nurse with a working knowledge of ADHD and neurodevelopmental disorders, or an interest in working with this condition.

The team works with young adults from 18-25 who have a diagnosis of ADHD or require assessment for ADHD. The team consists of Consultant Psychiatrists, Associate Specialists, Lead Nurse, Non-Medical Prescribers, Senior Mental Health Nurses and Intensive Recovery Support Workers. We hold patient care and innovation at the heart of all we do and want to hear from candidates who share our passion and drive.

The team works across the city to offer the young adults of Birmingham specialist assessment, diagnosis and intervention.

We currently have 1 / 2 fulltime posts (37.5 hrs), predominately located in South of the city but would also offer support across the service if required. The post will be a blended approach of home working and on-site working.

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BWC is committed to inclusion and diversity. Please ensure that you review the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against. If you believe your experience means you meet the criteria, please draw this out in your application.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children and/or adults.

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