Integrated Health Community Director of Nursing
North-West based client – £500 - £600 per day Inside IR35
Woodrow Mercer has been approached by an NHS Organization based in the North-West to support them with a vacant role for a Band 9 Interim Integrated Health Community Director of Nursing
This role is a full-time position which will include days on site with strong managerial responsibilities. This position will be for an initial 6 month period with the strong chance of extension.
Reporting into the Health Community Director, the postholder will; be responsible for being accountable for all aspects of the groups nursing services including the workforces delivery of quality, activity and financial performance through culture, strategy people development and resource management.
They will be responsible for the provision of strategic leadership to ensure the safe, high quality and efficient management of all services within the responsibility and accountability of the specified Health Community, including the population’s health and the delivery of care services, in partnership with the Health Community Doctor and Therapy lead.
Other responsibilities include:
- Delivering clinical and strategic nursing leadership Effectively translate and implement strategic nursing policy into practice, ensuring that intended benefits to patients and community are realised. Take a lead role in the development of short and long term strategic planning for redesign and modernisation of nursing within the service
- Responsibility and accountability for all quality and safety governance issues and shared responsibility for the overall discharge of clinical governance in the Health Community.
- Monitor the quality of patient care against national and local indicators. Ensure area contribution to the safer patient groups and sufficient “spread” of learnt lessons from concerns, complaints, Safety Incident reporting (DATIX), Serious Incident Reviews, Root Cause Analysis and Coroners cases.
- Ensure that effective systems are in place to investigate concerns and complaints, independent reviews and serious incident reviews monitor the timeliness and appropriateness of their resolution and develop action plans to avoid recurrence and spread of lessons learned
- Lead and direct the investigation of serious incidents and ensure that lessons are learned throughout the organisation, taking further action if indicated.
Required Skills / Experience:
- Qualified NMC Registered Nurse/Midwife Team/Service Operational Management experience in community settings Significant experience in a nursing leadership role at a strategic level Extensive Expertise within Quality Experience of specialist management and training/development of staff
If you would like to apply and have a confidential conversation about this position, then please don’t hesitate to contact Jack Green at firstname.lastname@example.org and attach your CV, alternatively you can contact on 07946 749072.