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Band 8a Specialities Lead Nurse - MBU and Outreach Team

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Specialities Lead Nurse in the Mother and Baby Unit and Outreach Team working within our Specialties team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who is highly motivated with a proven track record in providing clinical leadership, clinical expertise and professional development.

Main duties of the job

Contributing to the implementation of strategic plans within the service.

Providing specialist perinatal clinical leadership and oversight of clinical processes within the service.

Ensure effective and skilled clinical interventions are provided to service users to meet their specific needs.

Lead on development and implementation of competent and purposeful outcome focussed interventions.

Evidence of understanding and developing nursing policy and practice, education and research within the context of a multi-disciplinary setting

Developing implementing and monitoring Standards for Inpatient Perinatal Mental Health Services and strengthening professional clinical leadership at team and service area level.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For details of the the main duties of the role, please refer to job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Education, Training & Qualifications


  • Registered Mental Health Practitioner
  • Evidence of significant post registration education and development at degree level or equivalent


  • Significant management or leadership training

Knowledge and Experience


  • Significant professional leadership, especially professional development, clinical governance and supervision and appraisal

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


The Barberry

25 Vincent Drive


B15 2FG

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