Clinical Nurse Manager

NHS Lothian
40833.00 GBP Annual
27 Sep 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Responsible for the management of the nursing team within the South East Scotland Healthcare & Forensic Medical Services for People in Police Care hosted and managed by NHS Lothian. Supporting the Chief Nurse and General Manager REAS to build and sustain Police Custody Healthcare nursing services fit for the 21st century through service redesign and by promoting safe effective and person-centred evidence-based practice.
Provide leadership to promote high professional standards and lead improvement and redesign projects across these services and in partnership with other agencies. Ensure that patients' needs are met and measured by clinical outcomes that offer both professional and care assurance.

Support the development of the nursing workforce including workforce planning professional development and advancing practice.

Fulfil the role of expert practitioner providing professional leadership support and advice to Police Scotland and Police Custody Healthcare nurses working throughout the South East Regional Service (Lothian Borders Fife and Forth Valley) and advise and contribute strategically to the National Coordinating Network for Healthcare and Forensic Medical Services for People in Police Care the Crown Office and the Procurator Fiscal Service

The Clinical Nurse Manager also provides a 24 hour on call service in conjunction with Senior Charge Nurses and senior Forensic Physicians to support guide and advise junior staff and provide operational management escalation for Police Scotland in disputes/issues of service delivery.