Divisional Director of Nursing - NHS
- Are you an experienced Divisional Director of Nursing/AHP Director with a surgical background?
- Have you managed the nursing strategy across an entire division within the NHS?
- Are you experienced in driving operational performance forward and planning within a Nursing division?
- Are you a registered nurse and/or registered midwife with a HCPC registration?
I would love to speak with if so, as our Healthcare client are currently hiring for a Divisional Director of Nursing/AHP Director to join their team.
Divisional Director of Nursing/AHP Director
Reporting to the Divisional Director of Operations the post holder will be an integral member of the Divisional Senior Management Team and will be responsible for the delivery of the Divisionâ€™s nursing strategy in conjunction with the Trustâ€™s overall strategy.
The Divisional Nursing/AHP Director Divisional Director of Nursing (DivDoN) will work with Divisional Medical Director and Divisional Director of Operations to drive operational performance and planning within the Division. The post holder will work closely with other Divisions, Executive / Corporate Directors and external partners in order to achieve Trust objectives and make a positive contribution to the provision of health services across the local economy.
Temporary: Expected to last 3 - 4 months with a possible extension
Location: Multiple Sites across liverpool
Pay Rate:£36 - £43.70 per hour paye plus holiday or £41 to £50 per hour umbrella
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
- The Divisional Nursing/AHP Director is expected to lead and manage the operational nursing function of the Division to the highest professional standards.
- The Divisional Nursing/AHP Director will ensure that self and others work in the best interest of patients, carers, families and the wider organisation and practice in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Councilâ€™s "The Code -Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, midwives and nursing associates 2018" (or any successor arrangements).
- Work in accordance with the strategic direction, objectives and policies, protocols, procedures and guidelines of the Trust.
- As an ambassador of the Trust, ensure that self and others represent and practice to the highest professional standards at all times.
- Take every reasonable step to maintain and develop own knowledge, skills and competence and make the Deputy Chief Nurse aware of any professional limitations or concerns.
- As a Divisional Nursing/AHP DirectorDivDoN provide active and transformational leadership and deliver personal, service and corporate objectives.
- Support the profession of nursing to ensure that staff work to the full requirements and potential of their roles and grades and develop accordingly.
- Work closely with other Divisional Nursing/AHP Director and Divisional teams to ensure that nursing resources are utilised efficiently and effectively in order to meet both clinical and non-clinical priorities.
- To work in partnership with the Divisional Medical Director to take specific leadership responsibilities across the Division for infection prevention and control. Ensure robust systems and processes are in place at ward and department level to meet the required compliance in key performance indicators, clinical practices, procedures and policy to provide assurance to the Division and Director of Infection, Prevention and Control. Work in collaboration with the Infection, Prevention and Control team to identify areas for delivering and monitoring continuous improvements.
- Work in partnership with the Divisional Medical Director and take specific leadership responsibilities across the Division for all aspects of safeguarding (vulnerable adults, young people and children). Ensure robust systems and processes are in place at ward and department level to meet the required compliance in staff training to ensure appropriate actions are taken and assurance is provided to the Chief Nurse. Work collaboratively with the Safeguarding team to identify areas for delivering and monitoring continuous improvements.
- Develop positive working relationships with other clinicians and managers to ensure that the organisation is at the forefront of best professional practice and service delivery.
- Support the delivery of the Nursing and Quality Strategy for the Division and any other appropriate care standards audits or successor arrangements. Work in partnership with the Divisional Medical Director and the corporate nursing team on all matters relating to clinical governance and the compliance agenda linked to Care Quality Commission.
- Be actively involved with service lines to ensure that the needs of patients and service users are met reasonably and their views and opinions are sought and used appropriately, particularly to inform improvements in practice and care.