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Do you want to help make a difference to the mental health and well-being of our West Midlands communities? Would you like to be part of a patient focused, value based, ambitious and inclusive team? If this sounds like you then come and join us!

Posted by: filippa on: Tuesday 8th November 2016 at 10:16


We have a number of full and part time opportunities for registered RMN nursing, bank nurses, and apprentices. To find out more, learn about the roles available and register your interest come along to our Recruitment event on:

Saturday, 12 November 2016 from 11:00am until 4:00pm
at first floor meeting rooms,
Birmingham Library, Centenary Square, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2ND.

Who are we? We are part of MERIT, the only group of mental health trusts working together, leading the way in looking at how we can jointly develop our services and improve the way mental health services are provided, for the future. Our Mental Health Trusts are Coventry and Warwickshire, Dudley and Walsall, Black Country and Birmingham and Solihull.

What do we want to do? We want to focus on proactive early intervention and care. There are three priority areas we want to look at, by working together and sharing ideas we believe we can make big improvements quickly. These are: Promoting a recovery culture, Crisis care and the reduction of risk, and Everyday working in acute services.

What’s the role?

Our four Trusts have exciting opportunities located across the West Midlands.

We are looking for Mental Health nurses, bank nurses who want to work in acute treatment with psychiatric physical complexities, rehabilitation and specialist services, including PICU and eating disorders.

All four Trusts offer entry level apprenticeships where no experience is required and successful candidates can earn a wage, gain a qualification and receive valuable work experience.

Between the Merit Trust’s they offer apprenticeships in business administration, healthcare, customer services, finance and pharmacy. The Trusts want to recruit people who are eager to learn, reliable and ready to commit to starting their career through an apprenticeship route.


  • Opportunities to grow your experience to work across award winning Mental Health Trusts
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working

Other benefits include:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

Alternatively, send in your CV quoting reference MERIT by email to
To find out more about MERIT visit our website: #youcanmakethechange

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