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Deputy Head of Nursing

Job Reference: 358-1915045-SR

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Medicine, Cross Site between Leicester Royal Infirmary & Leicester General Hospital
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£52,306 to £60,983 per annum (pro rata)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic motivated and experienced Nurse Leader to join the Senior Nursing team within the Emergency and Specialist Medicine Clinical Management Group (CMG). The applicant must be able to demonstrate good evidence of leadership, change management and be able to deliver transformational projects in line with the operational demands of the CMG.

The Deputy Head of Nursing will be assigned specific projects relating to the nursing workforce, quality and patient safety. They will be responsible for the performance management of key performance indicators related to the nursing contribution to service delivery within the CMG

Supported by the Head of Nursing you will be able to demonstrate professional ability, innovative thinking and be able to articulate a clear vision for future Patient care .

Key elements of the role relate to:

  • Providing clear and visible leadership to patients and staff.
  • To be responsible for agreeing, monitoring and implementing standards of clinical and non clinical care ensuring that the highest standards are continually met.
  • Lead and participate in developments that enhance the patient / carer experience.
  • Be responsible for specific projects which will include workforce planning, effective recruitment and retention processes.

Implicit within the post is the need to prioritise, and lead a diverse team. You will be expected to establish and maintain close liaison with other team members working within CMG for the overriding objective of maintaining and improving an efficient and a high quality progressive service.

Applications will be considered for a secondment role for applicants who may wish to see if they can expand their skills and knowledge in this area whilst being supported before a more permanent move"

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Burton - Head of Nursing 07950 855147




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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