Head of Nursing - Acute and Community Services

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 May 2021
Closes
02 Jun 2021
Ref
DL21071
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type
Contract
A large healthcare organisation is looking to appoint an experienced senior nurse, who has worked within an acute setting at senior management level. This post reports directly to the Deputy Chief Nurse. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • A key position within the Senior Management Team, with a prime focus on the day-to-day delivery of high standards of patient care across integrated care pathways and services, delivered across the Trust including the community;
  • Supports the day to day delivery of the clinical service, and assumes delegated functions of corporate nursing or midwifery development programmes, nursing recruitment and retention, measuring and improving standards of care and the patient experience, in accordance with agreed objectives, targets, quality standards, controls and resource constraints;
  • Demonstrate a highly visible, authoritative and democratic leadership style, which is underpinned by the values of the Trust;
  • Maintain a highly visible leadership profile, undertaking quality rounds and being proactive about engaging with service areas where required;
  • Support Matrons to supervise clinical areas requiring special management measures or additional support to ensure that patient safety is maintained, and improvement objectives are met;
  • Ensure that patient care is delivered with care and compassion to a high standard, to ensure a positive patient experience and achievement of clinical quality standards as measured through the collection and use of relevant clinical indicators and High Impact Intervention audits;
  • Lead the Clinical and non-clinical teams within the post holder’s portfolio, gaining others’ confidence and inspiring engagement with the agenda.
  • Ensure all staff are fairly and effectively managed so that clinical services have appropriate staffing levels, well managed leave, and up to date mandatory training and appraisals.
A successful candidate will have:
  • A current NMC registration on the Adults (RN) register;
  • Minimum 3 years operational management in an acute NHS Trust, including senior level experience & management of specialist services;
  • Minimum 3 years staff management, including senior level experience.

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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