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Staff Nurse
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Hertford House
Olton, Solihull , West Midlands
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata
Salary period
23/05/2021 23:59

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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Hertford House

Band 5

Please note that this post may close earlier than the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Our Trust is committed to treating individuals fairly and ensuring they have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential, even if this means doing things differently for different people sometimes. We are working hard to ensure our workforce reflects the diversity within Birmingham and Solihull and that our services meet the needs of all diverse service users and carers.

Job overview

We are looking for a highly motivated, skilled individuals with a passion for recovery to join our team within Steps 2 Recovery

This opportunity is at Hertford House which provides an intensive rehabilitation service for service users across Birmingham and Solihull. Hertford House is a 10 bedded male unit is based in Olton.

An experience and understanding of recovery principles within a rehabilitation setting would be desirable but not essential. Candidates  must also be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and motivation regarding care delivery  and be passionate about nursing.

This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your clinical skills in a specialised  and rewarding environment. Developing holistic care within a creative and recovery focused multi-disciplinary setting . Excellent communication and motivation skills are an essential part of your required roles and responsibilities.


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.

This opportunity is at Hertford House which provides a Community inpatient rehabilitation service for service users across Birmingham and Solihull. 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, none judgemental and evidence based care. We see each individual we care for as having the skills and ability to achieve their own personal recovery.

The successful candidate must have a thorough understanding of recovery principles within a non- acute inpatient setting. 

Working for our organisation

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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person specification

Clinical Qualification

Essential criteria
  • Has NMC registration
Desirable criteria
  • Has additional post grad qualifications/training
We are a Living Wage EmployerArmed Forces CovenantPositive about disabled peopleStonewall Health ChampionsDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - BronzeDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tracy Barrett
Job title
Ward Manager
Telephone number
0121 301 4860