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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/10/2020.

Deputy Director of Nursing and Quality Governance

Job Reference: 383-COR-936-20

Employer:
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Nursing and Quality Governance
Location:
Kingsway, Derbyshire
Salary:
£63,751 - £73,664 pa, pro rata

Want to make a real difference and have a truly rewarding career? Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of ‘making a positive difference in people's lives’.

We’ve been rated ‘good’ overall by the CQC, with some outstanding services. The CQC commented at our most recent inspection on how our colleagues “treated patients with compassion and kindness” and “felt positive and proud about working for the trust.”

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of Derbyshire Healthcare and our Chief Executive, Ifti Majid, is a national advocate on these issues. We are actively seeking to increase diversity in our workforce through our recruitment activities. Selection will be on the basis of merit and we are committed to the principles of positive action, to address any imbalances of opportunity.

We are committed to ensuring that all Trust colleagues can work safely during the current Coronavirus crisis. As part of this, the Trust is reviewing job roles in relation to COVID-19 national guidance, in terms of home working, flexibility and safe practice, to ensure positive working environments for staff and the best quality services for patients. Please note that this post may be subject to adjustments in line with COVID-19 national guidance.


Operationally Accountable to: Director of Nursing and Patient Experience and the Medical Director as leading the shared Quality Governance portfolio

Professionally Accountable to: Director of Nursing and Patient Experience

Base: Working from Kingsway site (and home)

 

Summary

We are recruiting, following the promotion of the post holder.

The Deputy Director of Nursing will provide strong, visible professional clinical leadership within the organisation. Focused on ensuring the improvement of patient outcomes and experiences, leading Nurses and practitioners in this role:

This role will provide strategic and Directorate operational leadership to Nursing, and professions allied to Nursing.

Lead the Trusts CQC governance and regulatory focus, it will provide wide ranging professional leadership and governance including direct support to Nursing, Occupational Therapists, AHPS, Associate Clinical Directors, Clinical Operational Managers, named supervisees within the Trust and will work with the Managers and Senior Clinicians in the Trust.

This is a great post and the future leader will inherit a strong and committed team.

You will lead and coach a strong team your focus will be Quality governance, leading the quality account design and development ,lead quality requirements and standards governance associated with our Trust contracts, activities, including patient experience safety and risk and clinical practice improvement.

You will contribute to Quality improvement.

We are a great Trust, with a real positive and “can do” attitude.

Small enough that you can have a connection with all teams and this role is highly visible.

Good rated with two outstanding services, and a real sense of connectivity in our teams, in our vision to do the very best we can for our community of Derbyshire.

Please give anyone a call at our Trust to have a chat about working with us and call our Director of Nursing for specifics about the role.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Carolyn Green

Executive Director of Nursing and Patient Experience

c.green4@nhs.net

01332 623700 x 31206

 

 




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