Lead Nurse

Band 8C
22 Feb 2019
22 Mar 2019
Nursing, Lead Nurse
Job Type

The Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust believe that clinically led, management supported services will enable us to become a; learning, improving, always developing Mental Health Trust. The strengthening of Nurse Leadership and the absolute commitment to providing the best possible care to those we serve has allowed us to create this special Nursing position.

As a Lead Nurse, you will be part of a team leading care for a specific locality / community. You will be influential in shaping, developing and delivering care designs to meet the needs of the local population, in partnership with all other stakeholders. You will have responsibility for managing the inpatient services within the locality and in some areas some community provision.

We are looking for someone who is clinically credible. You will have experience of leading and developing people services, be; creative, innovative, and have an absolute commitment to quality improvement.

 “The Trust is looking for people who see challenges as opportunities and will have the ability to influence, inspire and energise others, as well as work with people’s strengths to make and all round better working environment.” Diane Hull – Director of Nursing.

The Lead Nurse role is an influential role in the wider system ensuring the Mental Health Agenda is equal to all others and thinking in partnership with others how collectively we improve the care for the communities we serve. You will work in partnership with the Nursing Directorate on a number of local and Trust wide initiatives such as; participation, recruitment and retention, developing workforce and the sharing of innovation.

To support you we will provide each Care Group with a bespoke package of development and support.  We are embedding a new way of working so you will receive a comprehensive induction you will also receive a personal development plan which will include protected time for your professional development with support from an external coach.

 “There is an exciting future at The Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust and we know the time is right for positive change …..”

To book for informal chat on the role please email: Diane.hull@nsft.nhs.uk

 For more information on our trust, The Role specifics and our Relocation package, please click 'Apply'

Our Application process is Fair and Open, all Applicants must apply via our website, we will be unable to take C.V’s.


**Interviews will be taking place between 8th and 19th April 2019