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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

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

To apply for this post please go to NHS Jobs using the below reference number. Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

Please note, 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.

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

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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

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.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults who are our patients and as such uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to identify candidates who are unsuitable to work with our patients.

If you are applying for a post involving access to persons in receipt of health services, your offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is a Registered Body with DBS and will ask eligible candidates to apply for a Disclosure as one of our pre-employment checks. Candidates should be aware that failure to reveal information relating to any convictions could lead to withdrawal of an offer of employment. As such candidates applying for posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services are required to declare all convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings both in their application and subsequent declaration if invited to interview.

Criminal records will be taken into account for recruitment purposes only when the conviction is relevant. Having a conviction will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background of your offence. The Trust has a statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders which is available to all applicants.

As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff requiring an Standard or Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be registered with the DBS Update Service. All eligible staff recruited to the Trust after 1st January 2019 must maintain their annual subscription whilst employed with the Trust, the cost of which will be reimbursed by the Trust.

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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