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NHS AfC: Band 8c
37.5 hours per week
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Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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£59,090 - £71,243 per annum
22/02/2019 23:59
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Head of Nursing

NHS AfC: Band 8c

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, inspirational nurse leader within the Surgical Division. This is time to join the division on its journey to becoming outstanding with the portfolio of work being very exciting and providing great potential for the correct candidate to enhance our quality of care we offer to an even higher level.

The division compromises of Surgical and orthopaedic wards and outpatients, and specialist areas including  ophthalmology , head and neck services, urology, audiology, breast care, pre-assessment and day surgery, theatre , critical care and Endoscopy services .

This is a high profile role working closely within the triumvirate management team (Divisional Director and Divisional General Manager) to provide professional leadership to the nursing and professional teams and to ensure the delivery of safe, effective, well led, responsive, quality patient care.

The role requires a highly visible, professional lead that is able to influence within the division, across the wider organisation, and externally with stakeholders, leading on divisional and corporate responsibilities.

The role requires a nurse leader who will enhance and challenge traditional models of care and deliver new transformational ways of working, striving to improve patient experience, quality and outcomes for patients.

The post holder, working closely with the Divisional Director, is responsible for the quality governance agenda within the division, ensuring there is a robust quality governance system in place, focusing on the safety of patient care and learning from complaints, incidents and root cause analysis.

The role has accountability for the operational performance of the division, working closely with other divisional leads and professional groups, ensuring safe and effective systems are in place to maintain patient flow through the urgent care pathway. The post holder is accountable to the Divisional Director and professionally accountable to the Director of Nursing and Patient Care.

Interview Date: 8 March 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lynn Andrews, Director of Nursing & Patient Care on (01246) 512426

Adam Littler, Divisional General Manager on 01246 512303

Kevin Sargen, Divisional Director on 01246 512303

If you have problems applying, contact

01246 512342