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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2019.

ECT recovery/ Physical Health Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 285-2049-MH

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
285 OAP Nursing ECT
West Bromwich
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (BCPFT) is the major provider of mental health services to people of all ages in Sandwell and Wolverhampton, specialist health learning disability services in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. We also provide community healthcare services for children, young people and families in Dudley.

Our vision is to improve health and well-being for people of all ages across the Black Country. There are over 2000 staff working in our Trust. Our staff carry out a wide range of roles, working together to provide integrated care and support to all those using our services. Frontline staff working in the trust include mental health nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, healthcare support workers, health visitors, school nurses, allied health professionals (such as psychologists, occupational therapists, and speech and language therapists).

Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website.

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.

ECT Recovery/Physical Health Staff Nurse (RGN/RMN)

Edward Street Hospital

Band 5

£24,214 – £30,112 per annum


 This post is a full time post of 37.5 hours per week but will consider dividing the post into either, 18 hours per week as a recovery nurse for ECT or 19.5 hours per week as a physical health nurse.


Black Country Partnership Foundation NHS Trust provides a range of mental health, learning disabilities and community health services for the people of Sandwell and Wolverhampton.

Are you passionate about great care?

Do you want to be part of a great team and incorporating physical health skills in a mental health environment?

Do you want access to opportunities that will help you develop your full potential and get the best out of your career?

If this is you, we are looking to recruit a staff nurse (RGN/ RMN) with physical health experience, who will thrive on working in an inpatient environment within Mental Health Services for Older Persons and ECT at Edward Street Hospital.

We want to hear from motivated and caring professionals who feel as strongly as we do about our Trust values of Compassion, Respect, Trust and Integrity. Edward Street Hospital is looking to recruit staff to provide high quality care within ECT and. for persons aged 65 years and over on mixed wards. We recognize that many of our elderly patients have combined mental and physical health needs and welcome applicants with a physical health nursing background .You will bring a sound preparation in mental health and a willingness to grow and develop with the team.

It’s an exciting time to join (BCPFT) as an employer we can offer you a range of benefits.  We will support you with your personal development and training needs. You will be supporting the ECT department in treatment and recovery, in which extra training will be provided. This treatment is provided across the Trust for all ages. We also offer opportunities to rotate between the two wards at Edward Street in which you will be encouraged to take part in group and individual activities in collaboration with the Occupational Therapist and nursing colleagues. Your role will include working with carers and families to provide support both in ECT and the wards.

In return we ask that you are dedicated in providing quality patient-centered care and can demonstrate an understanding of clinical procedures including risk assessments. We ask that you demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to problem solve and negotiate. We believe all our staff can develop leadership qualities and if you can demonstrate yours there will be opportunities to nurture and develop them.

For Further details contact Tina hall on 0121 612 8245

** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position**

We reserve the right to bring the closing date forward for this vacancy at any time should we receive an overwhelming response of applications. We therefore encourage applicants to apply early if you wish to be considered for this post.

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Successful applicants for clinical posts up to and including Band 4 are expected to hold the national Care Certificate qualification and will be supported to attain this once in post.

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The Trust is committed to equal opportunities, providing opportunities for flexible working and is a non-smoking organisation.

Due to the nature of the work some posts may be subject to a Standard Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, through the Disclosure and Barring Service as stipulated under part V of the Police Act 1997.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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