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School Nursing Team Leader

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
Rowley Regis
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
To encourage, support and promote integrated working with all agencies within Sandwell to meet the needs of the Children, Young People and Families (CYPF) within the Borough. Develop positive partnerships at all levels. To promote excellence in practice and act as a role model in Clinical Leadership for the integrated CYPF service, and ensure roles are clearly integrated to the Clinical Governance agenda within the Trust. Empower staff to be creative and innovative in practice with organisational support.To work cohesively with staff to address and prioritise the operational objectives and ensure response is aligned to expectations outlined.

To work alongside the Clinical Lead to redesign and develop community health services for CYPF in accordance with national and local public health agenda. To have responsibility for the operational line management of the School Nursing team.

Responsibility for School Nursing caseloads Leadership and operational management of the School Nursing Team.Cover for other Team Leaders in their absence and represent the Clinical Lead on Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Hospitals Trust wide steering groupsDay to day operational management of the School Nursing Team.

Main duties of the job

To support an innovative and driven team of public health nurses to make a difference in the lives of the children young people and families of Sandwell.

To manage and support staff across all roles in delivering the healthy child programme and developing innovate ways in partnership in reaching the population of Sandwell using compassion and community based approaches.

To play a key role in supporting staff health and wellbeing as well as developing staff in their ambitions and career development.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated care organisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens next year and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises. The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve lives

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of what this role entails

    Person Specification



    • NMC Registered nurse
    • SCPHN (School Nursing)
    • Relevant teaching qualification (998/SLAIP)

    Community working


    • Has a full driving licence
    • Has access to a vehicle that can be utilised during the working day



    • Management and Leadership
    • Experience in School Nursing at SCPHN level
    • Working with CYP and Families

    Managment and Supervision


    • Managing own work load
    • Supporting / Supervising
    • Role modelling / Leading by example

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust

    Rowley Regis

    B65 0EA

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