Divisional Nurse Director

Location
Derby, Derbyshire
Salary
£75,914 - £87,754 pa
Posted
13 Apr 2021
Closes
22 Apr 2021
Ref
320-SURG-0314
Sector
Acute Trust
Job Type
Permanent

Contact Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Division of Surgery to join us as the Divisional Nursing Director. 

With around 3,000 staff and £200m turnover per annum, the Surgery Division of UHDB is one of the largest in the country undertaking more than 50,000 daycase and elective procedures per annum with 55 operating theatres across four sites. 

As Divisional Nursing Director you will be the operational clinical lead for the nursing and AHP workforce in the Division. You lead the Division's clinical governance functions, championing quality and safety and working closely with the Divisional Medical Director and Divisional Director in the leadership of Divisional Strategy. 

In this role you will also be part of the corporate nursing leadership for the Trust taking on key Trustwide responsibilities on behalf of the Executive Chief Nurse.

Working closely with the Executive Chief Nurse, Directors of Nursing for Operations and Professional Standards, Divisional Medical Director and the Divisional Director the post holder is accountable for providing a high level of professional, operational and transformational leadership across the Division and wider Trust. The post holder will have operational accountability for the Divisions nursing workforce.

As a highly experienced and credible senior nurse, the post holder will be responsible for driving excellent professional standards and leading improvements to deliver true “Compassion and Dignity” in care.

They will provide professional nursing expertise and advice on operational and strategic management issues regarding quality and governance for the Business units, Division and across the Trust.

The Divisional Nurse Director will form part of the corporate nursing resource holding a portfolio of responsibility to be managed Trustwide reporting to the Executive Chief Nurse.

Working for your organisation

  • We are a large maternity service based over 3 sites and also provide midwifery care across Derbyshire  and Staffordshire
  • Our maternity services support over 8500 births per year Every day our hospitals see more than 4000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs

Job description and main responsibilities

Working closely with the Executive Chief Nurse, Directors of Nursing for Operations and Professional Standards, Divisional Medical Director and the Divisional Director the post holder is accountable for providing a high level of professional, operational and transformational leadership across the Division and wider Trust. The post holder will have operational accountability for the Divisions nursing workforce.

As a highly experienced and credible senior nurse, the post holder will be responsible for driving excellent professional standards and leading improvements to deliver true “Compassion and Dignity” in care.

They will provide professional nursing expertise and advice on operational and strategic management issues regarding quality and governance for the Business units, Division and across the Trust.

The Divisional Nurse Director will form part of the corporate nursing resource holding a portfolio of responsibility to be managed Trustwide reporting to the Executive Chief Nurse.

Closing Date:  22 April 2021

Interview Date:  6 May 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Andrew Hall, Divisional Director for Surgery

Email: andrew.hall14@nhs.net

Telephone number: 01332 789031