Divisional Head of Nursing for Acute MH Services – Band 8d

Location
London
Salary
NHS Band 8d
Posted
24 Sep 2020
Closes
22 Oct 2020
Ref
DL20494
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type
Contract
A large healthcare organisation is looking to appoint an experienced senior nursing professional, must hold extensive managerial expertise with Mental Health services. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Provide expert advice and effective leadership of nursing care standards and nurse practice in order to facilitate the delivery of excellent standards of care, treatment and support across the Division;
  • Provide visible nursing leadership in partnership with all senior nurses in the Division driving up the voice of nursing as part of collective clinical leadership;
  • Ensure that the Trust has effective early warning and other mechanisms for identifying and preventing shortfalls or deficits in quality of service and the subsequent implementation of remedial action plans;
  • Create a culture of learning, review and quality improvement and ensure that trends and lessons are learnt;
  • Lead and contribute to local service improvement projects and/or participate in service line or Trust-wide development of programmes that contribute to modernisation of services providing both professional and clinical advice as necessary;
  • Work collaboratively with external partners in the development of pathways and services in relation to the services provided by the Trust.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Extensive successful experience in a demanding Senior Nurse role (Band 8c or above) or equivalent managerial role at a senior level within the NHS (Band 8c or above);
  • Significant experience of working within inpatient mental health settings, community settings and crisis pathways;
  • Confident and professional leadership approach, influencing and negotiating skills to enthuse, motivate and involve others;
  • Demonstrate the ability to think and act strategically and be able to inspire teams through your excellent communication.

For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email donna.larder@finegreen.co.uk


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