Band 7 Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Duty lead – Lyndon/Newington CMHT
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Advanced Nurse Practitioners/duty Lead - Community Mental Health Team.
The service offers support and treatment to service users experiencing moderate to severe mental illness.
Main duties of the job
The post holders will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering care to service users in a range of community settings. Other members of the team include Consultant Psychiatrists, Team Manager, Clinical Psychologists, Assistant Psychologist, Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapist and support workers. The ability to work flexibly in multidisciplinary teams and in a range of settings is therefore essential.
The post holders will be the lead clinician for the duty team based at Maple Leaf centre. The duty team covers the entire Solihull borough (Newington and Lyndon CMHT's). Along with providing strong clinical leadership and expertise for the duty team, the ANP will be a link between Solihull Home Treatment and CMHT's.
The Advanced Nurse Practitioners will hold a very small caseload and will manage regular follow up and assessment clinics. They will work closely with the medical team to ensure effective patient flow and discharge management is maintained.
Applicants must be highly motivated, have a genuine interest in mental health and have experience in mental health care. .
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.
For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).