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Band 5 Nurse Nurse Team Leader - The Barberry

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Edgbaston, Birmingham
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
29 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Chamomile Suite is a 10 bedded psychiatric inpatient unit that cares for mothers who are affected by mental illness during the Perinatal Period.

We offer a conjoined admission with mom and baby so that they can continue with building their relationship and bond whilst psychiatric treatment is delivered to support with moms recovery.

We are looking to recruit a Band 5 Nursery Nurse Team Leader to lead the provision of quality, evidence based Nursery Nurse advice, support and care under the guidance of the Ward Manager for service users and their infants within a multi-disciplinary team.

As the Nursery Nurse Team Leader you will be expected to deliver high quality specialised interventions to enhance the mother-infant bond or be prepared to undertake training to become competent.

Experience in managing a team including monitoring performance, encouraging and facilitating personal development and supporting the wellbeing of our Nursery Nurse Team.

The Nursery Nurse Team Leader will have a comprehensive knowledge of safeguarding and will be able to guide the nursery nurse team in assessing the additional support needs of our mom's and babies.

Our inpatient service is a 24 hours 7 days a week and we require a nursery nurse team leader that is innovative and manifests our Trust values of being compassionate, inclusive and committed.

Main duties of the job

Please see Job description and person specification for details on the job requirements and the candidates education and employment experience that are needed for the post.

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

The post holder will be responsible for leading the Nursery Nurse team in supporting our patients and their babies whilst they are on the Chamomile Suite.

The Nursery Nurse Team Leader will manage the our creche facility, being able to demonstrate innovation and develop a stimulating and exciting activity plan.

The post holder will have line manager responsibility for the Nursery Nurse Team and monitor their progress through Annual Development Appraisal and Regular Management Supervision.

The post holder will have a excellent communication and be able to adapt their leadership style when needed.

The post holder will have a high standard of practice and personal integrity, and will be able to role model this to the wider Team.

To ensure that the Nursery Nurse Team are up to date with their fundamental training , as well as arranging specialist training that enhances the mother and infant bond.

Person Specification



  • NNEB/CACHE or Equivalent
  • Experience of working with mother with mental illness
  • Experience in working in a supervisory role within a creche or Nursery Setting


  • Insight into Mental health difficulties in the Perinatal Period
  • Able to set up and run groups
  • Has completed or is willing to complete additional training in the delivering specialist interventions that enhance the mother and infant bond

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Chamomile Suite, The Barberry

25 Vincent Drive

Edgbaston, Birmingham

B15 2FG

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