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Continence Team Lead

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Brierley Hill
£43,742 to £50,056 Pro rota, Per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Continence Nurse Team Leader.

Permanent-37.5 Hours

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse to join our continence Team with Dudley Community Services.

We are looking for dynamic team leader to lead the service and who is committed to delivering high standards of care and to support the continence team. You will be responsible for promoting continence and management of incontinence for patients on your own caseload and for assessing, planning and evaluating treatment programmes for patients in clinics and home settings. You will also be expected to take part in education events, e.g. other health professionals, social care providers and voluntary agencies.

Main duties of the job

The role will involve line management responsibility to junior members of the team the provision of clinical advice, assessment and support for patients with continence issues.

We are seeking someone who is committed and caring, with the experience to facilitate and deliver the provision of high quality nursing care to patients with Continence issues, The successful candidate will have a dynamic and positive attitude towards the continued development of the continence service and will work as part of an established multi-disciplinary team, including allied healthcare professionals, community nurses, specialist nurses, GP's and Urology Consultants.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job descriptions for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifiications


  • First level Registered Nurse / AHP. HCPC registered.
  • Possess a degree or equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of formal Leadership / Managerial Training and Development
  • Evidence of continued professional development with courses relevant to area of work (continence).
  • Member of professional body

Skills and Experience


  • Ability to communicate highly complex information where there may be barriers to understanding
  • Communicate effectively across all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement
  • Evidence of leadership / management qualities
  • Evidence of teaching / supervision skills
  • Knowledge of relevant clinical guidelines and NHS guidelines.
  • Demonstrates up to date evidence based clinical trends in relation to continence.
  • Computer literate - ability to use software programmes designed to maximise the contribution to the post
  • Advanced clinical reasoning skills in deciding appropriate interventions.


  • Ability to analyse data and present information to various audiences
  • Experience at working as a Band 6 in a continence team.
  • Ability to carry out complex continence assessments/procedures in order to make a clinical diagnosis, provide treatment and to put a management plan in place.
  • Ability to implement programmes or work leading service changes
  • Knowledge of budget management
  • Evidence of collaborative working with multi-professional colleagues

Personal Qualities


  • Can work on own initiative
  • Can work as part of a team
  • Flexible approach to work

Interests & Motication to the Job


  • Motivated - able to motivate self and others to deliver a quality service
  • Forward thinking - to identify opportunities for improvement in service development
  • Flexible - to meet the demands of the service

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre

Venture Way

Brierley Hill


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