09 Jun, 2022

Nursery Nurse - North Cumbria

  • Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cumbria, UK
Full or Part Time Qualified Practitioner Healthcare

Job Details

Nursery Nurse

CNTW NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 23 June 2022

Job summary


This is an exciting opportunity to join the Specialist Perinatal team within North Cumbria. This team offer specialist advice, assessment and intervention for mothers who are at risk of developing a mental health problem during or after the birth of their baby, and will work with these mothers and their families for up to a year to support and enable them to achieve recovery.

We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable Nursery Nurse (band 4 ) to be part of our developing team .




Main duties of the job


Your main responsibilities would be to:

  • Work as a team player.
  • Provide practical support to antenatal and post-natal women/birthing people in the community.
  • Support women/birthing people in enhancing the attachment and bonding process.
  • Provide high quality of care and emotional support at all times.
  • Provide families with best practice in baby care.
  • Provide advice and support on all aspects of baby care.
  • Participate in assessment of needs, planning, implementation and evaluation of care programmes for women/birthing people and their babies.
  • Maintain our service users' confidentiality and adhere the Trust's Policies and Procedures.
  • Help supporting families to understand baby's perspective.

You will have opportunity to work in a supportive and highly skilled Nursery nurse cohort within the wider perinatal multidisciplinary team. There will be opportunity to learn from peers as well as gain internal and external training opportunities within the specialism of perinatal mental health care.


About us


We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet the demands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career.


Job description

Job responsibilities


You will be expected to visit women/birthing people in their own homes or at other premises; therefore,car driver is essential for this role.You will need to be able to work autonomously in the community and use your own initiative.

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 9th June 2022

Closing date : 23rd June 2022

We welcome your application.


Person Specification

Education & Qualification


  • NNEB or equivalent or be committed to completing NVQ3 in Children's care, learning and development (course over 2 years on a part time basis)

Knowledge & Experience


  • Experience working with families
  • Experience working with infants
  • Experience working with women with mental health difficulties
  • Knowledge of the needs within a mother & baby relationship.
  • Knowledge of developmental milestones for children.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships using good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Child Protection issues.
  • Knowledge of Post Natal Mental Health problems and the impact on mother/baby relationships

Skills & Competencies


  • Good interpersonal and communication
  • Time Management
  • Leadership skills

Skills & Competencies


  • Literacy skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • PMVA
  • Record keeping skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

CNTW NHS Foundation Trust


Brookside Centre, Wigton

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Employer's website

https://www.cntw.nhs.uk/careers/ (Opens in a new tab)

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