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Date Added: Fri 16/10/2020


Birmingham, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Beverley House is a 24-bedded rehabilitation hospital for women over the age of 18, situated in the heart of the community in Birmingham.

Patients admitted to Beverley House may be informal or detained under the Mental Health Act with a primary diagnosis of mental illness and personality disorder with complex needs.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Beverley House, for an enthusiatic individual to join our team.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes.

Clinical awareness to influence change and develop a vision.

The ability to develop a spirit of cooperation in working towards shared goals.

A willingness to encourage and promote innovation and imaginative problem solving.

The ability to proactively work toweards team decision making.

To be successful they will need to

Work alongside the ward manager to ensure compliance with audit requirements and lead implementation of recommendations.

Ensure compliance with legislative and professional standards.

Acts as clinical supervisor and ensures that all staff participate in clinical supervision.

Monitor, evaluate, and ensure effective use of resources within set budgets.

Operate effectively as a team member.

Promote effective decision making.

Act as mentor/preceptor and ensure the development of student nurses and other team members

Assess staff nurses within the competency development programme

Key Competencies

Evaluate situations through information obtained from patients, their families and other relevant sources; and also the patients strengths, disabilities, risks and vulnerabilities.

Work closely with the service user to explore all of the above issues in such a way that they can increase understanding, insight and motivation and view self-management of risk as an essential part of the recovery process.

Work collaboratively with the service user to identify early signs of deterioration in mental state and behaviour; plus any potential triggers factors which may lead to risk behaviours recurring.

Supporting service users to develop skills to self-manage their medication through graduated self-medication programmes.

Support users to engage/re-engage with family and friends

Identifying service needs and using high level communication, negotiation and liaison with other stakeholders, including senior managers, commissioners, primary care, general adult, forensic and substance use services, prisons and probation services and other independent providers as appropriate to develop flexible, integrated and comprehensive services


A relevant nursing qualification and registration

Excellent team working skills, a high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach - our units operate 24 hours 7 days a week, and our nursing staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights

A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice

The drive to continually push your own personal learning and development

Be recovery focused.

Be conversant with CPA (Care Programme Approach).

Being able to effectively manage the ward resources of a shift/daily basis


Free meals

Free parking

Investment in CPD

Clinical supervision

Monthly staff appreciation days and much more.

About us
As one of the UK's leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development.

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.
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