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Job summary

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
12 month Secondment/Fixed Term
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
436-1901928
Employer
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Maple Leaf Centre
Town
Solihull
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum, pro rata
Closing
28/08/2019 23:59

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Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust logo

Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse - Solihull Home Treatment Team

Band 6

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

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, however all cases of criminal record history are dealt with on a case by case basis.

Please note, if applicable for your role you will be required to cover the cost of your DBS certificate. This will be deducted from your salary over 3 months. You will also be required to sign up to the DBS Update Service before commencement with the Trust.


All successful applicants will be required to complete the Trust’s induction programme. The Fundamental (Statutory and Mandatory) training will be in an e-learning format. You will be required to complete training modules online (approx. 9-14 hours depending on post) in your own time prior to any unconditional offer being made.

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.

An exciting 12 month secondment/fixed term opportunity to cover maternity leave has arisen in Solihull Home Treatment Team. This role is for a Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse.

The role will entail co-ordinating and providing specialist acute crisis psychiatric intervention and expertise to service users in crisis 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 52 weeks per year within their own homes/residence.

In addition, the team provide a gate-keeping service to inpatient wards; facilitating early discharge and providing an effective and viable alternative to hospital admission for clients in crisis.

Please consider joining Solihull Home Treatment Team; all staff are extremely friendly and professional. There is no doubt you will enjoy the experience.

We are a Living Wage EmployerPositive 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 (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Dalbir Masana

Solihull Home Treatment Team Manager

Tel: 0121 301 4820