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​​Band 7 Senior District Nurse / Team Lead

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
26 Sep 2023
Do you have a passion for Community Nursing?

We are able to offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced and innovative nurse to join the District Nursing Teams within Solihull Community Nursing as a Specialist District Nurse /District Nurse Team lead. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to provide Clinical and Professional Leadership to the District Nursing and Out of Hours Teams within Solihull based, in Shirley, Chelmsley Wood and Central Solihull.

Applicants need to be self-motivated, dynamic and innovative with strong organizational and leadership skills. Previous experience of working within the community setting is desirable but not essential as a robust induction will be provided.

You must have the ability to manage change you will work autonomously and effectively and will be responsible for the Line Management of a Community Nursing Team. You will be expected to work in partnership with the existing service leads across Solihull to ensure effective service delivery and promoting excellence in accordance with organisational standards.

You would need a commitment to undertake professional development. In return we can offer you a supportive, friendly working environment and an opportunity for personal professional development. For an informal chat or site visit please contact Kim Drummond on 007773 199609

We want you to feel a sense of belonging, community, commitment and support.

Main duties of the job

To provide Clinical and Professional Leadership to the Community Nursing Team and working closely with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure, effective integrated working,

To be responsible for the co-ordination and deployment of Community Nursing Staff to meet patient care needs over a 24 hour period.

To be responsible for the Line Management of Community Nursing Teams across Solihull an identified geographical area, ensuring effective service delivery, promoting excellence in accordance with organisational standards.

To provide expert clinical knowledge and advice to the teams.

To oversee clinical caseloads, including those patients with complex, clinical and social needs requiring a high level of expertise and experience in partnership with the Multi disciplinary team.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence of continuing professional
  • development
  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English or
  • equivalent


  • Teaching and assessing qualification
  • Minimum 4 years post registration experience
  • Evidence of working within the Community
  • environment
  • Degree Qualification



  • High Level of Nursing Skills/Practical
  • knowledge of a range of clinical/nursing
  • procedures needed to care for people in
  • their own home/community setting e.g.
  • wound care, intravenous therapy, end of
  • life care, continence care
  • At least 2 years experience of managing a
  • patient cohort
  • Experience of working autonomously and
  • delegating care appropriately under the
  • framework of NMC accountability
  • standards
  • Experience of supervising and managing
  • staff
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Knowledge of safeguarding
  • issues/procedures and their application
  • Knowledge of health and safety policy and
  • practice for staff and patients
  • Knowledge and Understanding of national
  • and local context in relation to caring for
  • people in the Community


  • Experience of service development e.g. policy,
  • procedures, guidelines, clinical pathways

Additional Criteria


  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to self motivate and work
  • autonomously
  • Ability to deal with frequent exposure to
  • distressing circumstances
  • Excellent time management
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills,
  • which facilitates relationships with
  • patients, carers, the public, and other
  • professional groups
  • Adaptable, creative, flexible person who is
  • able to work independently
  • Car driver/ owner

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Solihull Community Nursing

Friars Gate, 1011 Stratford Road


West Midlands

B90 4BN

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