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Shift Coordinator

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Working as part of multi-disciplinary team, the Shift Manager role will provide clinical leadership, clinical input and day to day operational support to the Crisis resolution home treatmentteam.

The post holder will be responsible for triangulating the quality of the service standards, patient experience and compassionate care, patient safety, risk and reporting quality assurance.

Main duties of the job

The Forward Thinking Birmingham partnership multi - disciplinary Service is offered across Birmingham. The age range is 0-25 years for individuals referred to the service with emotional, behavioural and mental health problems.

The post holder will be a member of the Multi-disciplinary Team and will work alongside colleagues in handling, triaging and accepting referrals from a wide range of professionals and agencies. They will support in helping to manage crisis calls and supporting young people when they are in an acute crisis. Where appropriate, they will be required to liaise with the Psychiatric Liaison Team, Criminal Justice Recovery Service and other specialist services across a range of providers.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Current professional qualification (RMN, Mental health Nursing)
  • Post registration training in a treatment modality to diploma/degree standard as a minimum such as CBT.
  • Willingness to undertake further training as required.


  • Management Training
  • CPN Diploma
  • Degree in relevant subject
  • Training in Research

Previous Experience


  • Qualified for a minimum of 5 years
  • Previous experience in mental health
  • Experience of inpatient work with adolescents or young adults
  • Experience of Mental Health work in the community with adults or adolescents


  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Previous experience with urgent / crisis care
  • Experience of research
  • Experience of working in a home treatment team, day hospital or outreach service
  • Experience of leading and managing a team

Skills and Knowledge


  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Advanced knowledge of treatment techniques and interventions in FTB
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, innovative, and self-confident


  • Able to work with minimal supervision

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Parkview Clinic

60 Queensbridge Road


B13 8QE

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