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Band 7 Clinical Team Leader - HMP Birmingham

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen in HMP Birmingham Healthcare for the post of Band 7 Clinical Team Leader for Birmingham Recovery Team.

The post holder will provide leadership within the HMP Birmingham's Substance Misuse Services and report to the Service Manager.

Your portfolio will include drug and alcohol service provision across the prison. This is a clinical service including general and mental health nurses specialist physicians healthcare workers and working in partnership with other providers.

If you are looking to work within a challenging environment and can demonstrate a commitment to the development of high standards of care and service provision, then this post will be of interest to you. In return you will become part of a committed team working within HMP Birmingham and will be supported in the development of your role.

The role will include significant joint working with the Prison Mental health & Primary Care team and Birmingham Recovery Psychosocial team, supervising staff and supporting the Service Manager in the development of the service.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has experience as a team leader/deputy manager and who is keen to enhance and develop this area of service provision within a prison environment.

You will receive an environmental allowance for working in a secure environment.

Main duties of the job

It will be important to have excellent communication skills and a genuine passion for working within offender healthcare and substance misuse services. You will need to be able to show clear and effective leadership to enable the team to continue to work to high standards meeting the needs of the population within HMP Birmingham.

The role will require you to be present and available to team and to be responsive and reliable. It will also be essential to understand the pathway and have the confidence and ability to ensure that care is being delivered to a high standard.

You will be confident in the operational management of the team, KPI requirements i.e. RTWs, Sickness and Absence, RMS/ADR. You will also oversee and manage the recruitment process for the team.

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 further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (RMN/ RNLD/ RGN)
  • Extensive leaderhip/ management experience


  • Experience of working within secure/ offender healthcare
  • Experience of working in substance misuse services
  • Leadership qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


HMP Birmingham

Winson Green Road


B18 4AS

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