Job Type






Older Adults Nurse Walsall

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Walsall United Kingdom

3 weeks ago

Multiple roles - so choose your own shift patterns - unsociable hours pay enhancements - FT/PT/Bank you choose

Job overview

An exciting opportunity for Registered Mental Health Nurses with an interest in providing high quality care to Older Adults with mental health needs, including Dementia, in a specialist inpatient setting at Bloxwich Hospital. We are particularly excited about the work commenced to build a new state of the art inpatient facility for Older People in Walsall, completion in 2024 and you would be part of the team helping us to transition from our more traditional environment.

We are keen to welcome people from a range of different settings, who may not have previously considered the NHS and would love to help you progress in your career and further your aspirations as a nurse.

We a high value on continuing professional development, including funded programmes, and within the dedicated older adults division have a number of available career pathways.

We are a... dynamic and responsive team at Bloxwich Hospital, and we have a passion for high quality person-centred care thus ensuring that the needs of our patients are at the heart of all that we do. If you share these values then why not apply and be a part of our vibrant team!

Main duties of the job

To work as nurse in charge of shifts dependant upon your experience.

To develop effective person-centred care plans and evaluate care planning in collaboration with patients and carers following assessments.

To work within the multi-disciplinary team in order to provide the best care and optimum recovery for patients.

To liaise closely and support carers and significant others involved in the patient's care using effective communication skills.

To be able to effectively risk assess and mitigate risk where necessary.

To participate in clinical supervision and receive support in your career development.

Working for our organisation

You will participate in the development of and transition to our new state of the art in-patient facility for older adults in Walsall. This is a fantastic opportunity to be a part of a team within a modern high-tech environment which will maximise patient experience.

The Trust recently maintained its CQC rating of "Good" and continues to be committed to improving and developing our services with our service users at the heart of everything we do.

The Trust encourages all staff to participate in clinical and managerial supervision.

You will be supported to work through a Preceptorship package dependant upon experience.

We live our values and ensure that we are inclusive; we value all staff and the skills and knowledge that they bring. We have recently updated our appraisal process to support this.

The Trust promotes equality and diversity.

The Trust is also committed to supporting the new build for our older population in Walsall.

You will also be supported with all training needs and the Trust promotes Leadership training and further development of staff.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
• To be a team player and act as Nurse in charge dependant upon your level of experience.
• To work closely with the multi-disciplinary team.
• To be flexible in your approach.
• To be able to work under pressure.
• To be person-centred in your approach to patients and carers.
• To be willing to participate in further training and development opportunities.

Person specification

Essential criteria
• UK Registered Nurse

Desirable criteria
• Experience of Older Adult Mental Health

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 7-37.5 per week

Salary: £27,055.00-£43,049.08 per year

• Additional leave
• Childcare
• Company events
• Company pension
• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounted or free food
• Employee discount
• Flexitime
• Free or subsidised travel
• Gym membership
• On-site parking
• Referral programme
• Store discount
• Wellness programme
• Work from home

• 10 hour shift
• 12 hour shift
• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Holidays
• Monday to Friday
• Night shift
• No weekends
• Overtime
• Weekend availability
• Weekends only

COVID-19 considerations:
all covid precautions taken

Ability to commute/relocate:
• Walsall, West Midlands: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

• older adults: 1 year (preferred)

• NMC (preferred)

Work authorisation:
• United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: 285-5317-MH
Walsall UK

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