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Main area
Matron - Variable
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
050-NMR603-0522
Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Glan Clwyd Hospital
Town
Bodelwyddan
Salary
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/05/2022 23:59

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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board logo

Matron

Band 8a

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

Job overview

The post holder will act as the professional nurse lead providing clinical advice, leadership development, monitoring and management of all nursing resources for general adult services within the designated clinical area, to facilitate excellent nursing practice ensuring the delivery of a high quality, patient centred service.

The post holder will be a clinical nurse leader, working with the Management Team to identify opportunities for service change and improvement to encourage and enable advancement and development of associated evidence based services.  

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be instrumental in developing and implementing the Clinical Governance frameworks and in giving professional advice in relation to the development of services, within the area/division. They will be responsible for the planning of care coordination and services within the service and with all stakeholders.

To develop the nursing workforce/services that contribute to the delivery of the local  service plans, Health and Well Being Strategies, and other national strategies that are:

  • Are based on patient and public involvement
  • Liberate the potential of staff

The Nurse Lead is jointly responsible, along with other nurse leads for the leadership and development of the nursing team and monitoring and improving quality standards and patient experience, ensuring professional challenge occurring as necessary.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  1. A prime focus of the role is:-
  • Providing a clean environment for care
  • Ensuring best practice in infection prevention
  • Improving clinical care standards
  • Treating patients with dignity and respect
  1. The post holder is required to provide leadership, nursing service development and management to the designated speciality.
  2. The post holder will work in partnership with external agencies including charitable and independent sectors, across a variety of settings e.g. acute hospitals, primary care, community and care homes.
  3. The post holder is required to be a clinical leader and expert in the designated specialty, providing both expert clinical support and intervention directly to patients in a variety of settings; and supervision, guidance and support for the nursing teams and the wider multidisciplinary teams who care for patients, families and carers.
  4. The post holder will be responsible for monitoring and ensuring that the service meets local, regional and national quality standards including nursing/service metrics The post holder will support the Head of Nursing to develop and deliver the nursing/service metrics and lead operational change to ensure there is a sound academic and evidence base.

Person specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Registered nurse Masters Degree or equivalent experience in Nursing or health related subject or working towards with completion in three years Significant relevant experience in a managerial post Teaching/assessing qualification or experience Track record of significant continuous professional and management development Leadership training or equivalent experience Demonstrates enthusiasm towards teaching and sharing knowledge Up to date in all current issues related to professional nursing practice and health service management Assertive and confident in approach
Desirable criteria
  • Post-graduate management qualification

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Multi-professional problem solving in teams Strategy and policy development Supervision, teaching and coaching of staff Ability to think and plan tactically and creatively Ability to develop and maintain constructive relationships with all professional disciplines Ability to analyse complex clinical issues/problems, identify necessary action and make recommendations and follow these through Experience of managing and leading a broad range of staff Budget management experience Experience of improving quality for patients, staff and service

Values

Essential criteria
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills with good listening skills; High level of work organisation, self-motivation, drive for performance and improvement, and flexibility in approach and attitude; Strong sense of commitment to openness, honesty and integrity in undertaking the role.

Other

Essential criteria
  • Proven ability to analyse complex problems and to develop and successfully implement practical and workable solutions to address them; Ability to think and plan tactically and creatively, and to prioritise work programs in the face of competing demands; A strong sense of personal and team accountability coupled to a clear understanding of the boundaries around delegated authority; Ability to collaborate constructively with internal and external partners to create the conditions for successful partnership working; A good understanding of the changing NHS environment. Financial Management.
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to be intellectually flexible and to look beyond existing structures, ways of working, boundaries and organisations to produce more effective and innovative service delivery and partnerships;

Aptitude and Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of staff management processes Strong sense of commitment to openness, honesty and integrity in undertaking the role Ability to prioritise Advanced decision making skills Sound political judgement and thorough understanding of working with complex policy and diverse interest groups;
Desirable criteria
  • Successful project management Workforce planning / role redesign

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jane Woollard
Job title
Director of Nursing
Email address
jane.woollard@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01745 448785
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