Executive Director of Nursing and Quality

21 Feb 2019
21 Mar 2019
Finegreen Consultant
Executive, Nursing
Job Type
A large NHS organisation is currently seeking a very senior individual to join their Executive Team on an interim/FTC basis for a period of 9 months. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Provide progressive leadership across Nursing and Midwifery, also Executive level direction/implementation of the organisations Quality and Patient Experience Strategy;
  • Act as an ambassador for Nursing and Midwifery, taking full ownership of the workforce agenda, and providing continual assurance around quality and safety to evidence the excellence of patient care;
  • Possess an innovative approach to the development of a competency based workforce, maximising professional role development also supporting roles;
  • Hold an uncompromising focus around fundamental standards of care, empowering staff to work at the top of their capability, deliver effective high quality services, ensuring regulatory compliance;
  • Engage clinical teams and front-line staff in quality improvement and enable all areas within the organisation to keep quality and patient experience central to their priorities;
  • Work closely with universities and other education providers to develop an appropriate and available professional and caring workforce;
  • As an Executive Director, you will contribute to the organisations overall strategy and daily running, working effectively with other Exec Directors and the CEO to ensure the organisation is well governed;
  • Providing advice to the Board of Directors, Council of Governors, Managers and Clinicians (as required) on Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional issues, in accordance with national policy and guidance;
A successful candidate will have:
  • Registered general nurse / general midwife;
  • Significant nursing / midwifery leadership with at least 3 years at executive level or equivalent, ideally within an NHS Trust or policy /professional body;
  • Demonstrable understanding of the national strategic context and governance agenda as set by the regulatory and compliance requirements;
  • Extensive experience of dealing with regulatory issues (e.g. CQC);
  • Track record of achieving continuous quality, and patient experience improvements.

A full Job Description and further details are available on request, for more information on this role please contact Donna Larder, Head of Healthcare on 0161 241 9674. Alternatively you can email donna.larder@finegreen.co.uk to arrange a discussion about the role.