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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/02/2021.

Nurse Lead (EPMA Project)

Job Reference: 839-2844599-CC-B

Employer:
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Department:
EPMA Lead Nurse
Location:
Woodlands House, Norwich
Salary:
Salary of applicant will not be affected.

NCH&C is proud to be the first standalone NHS community trust in the UK to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our focus is on continually improving the quality of care we offer to local people and on improving access to that care, helping people to move seamlessly from one service to another. Praising NCH&C’s “compassionate, inclusive and effective leadership at all levels”, the CQC observed that our staff are well supported to make positive changes and innovations.

We welcome applications from people who share our values and can help us deliver outstanding care in our local community.


We have a new and exciting vacancy for an experienced Nurse Lead to join our Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA) project team to progress the Trust on its digital journey.

The implementation of the EPMA project is a key enabler of our Trust’s strategic objectives and is an essential part of the vision of a paperless NHS. The replacement of paper drug charts with an EPMA system will introduce a wide range of benefits including: clear and legible prescriptions, clear audit trails, and administration alerts (e.g. allergies).

You will act as the Nursing Lead for the EPMA project and will play a leading role in designing, developing, testing and implementing an EPMA system within the Trust.

You will provide leadership and line management support to nursing team and will lead in the design of the administration processes that will be adhered to by NCH&C nursing staff.

You will need to be an experienced senior nurse who is excited by clinical transformation and the role that IT systems can play in improving clinical safety and health outcomes for patients. The post will suit a nurse with a proven track record of project delivery and the successful implementation of complex change processes.

You will have substantial experience of multidisciplinary working with both clinical and non-clinical staff, effective team leadership and excellent communication skills. You will be an influential communicator with the ability to positively influence behaviors in order to implement sustainable change. Previous experience with EPMA systems would be advantageous.

The post will be support the delivery across the trust and you will be required to work across all trust sites.

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNeil ClareJob titleEPMA Project ManagerEmail addressNeil.Clare@nchc.nhs.ukTelephone number07823775508




Equal Opportunities - We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Disability Confident Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). The Trust operates flexible working practices. All sites are Smoke Free.

Immigration Status - Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is a diverse employer and welcomes all job applications. However, potential applicants should note that although the Trust is registered with the Home Office as a sponsor organisation for migrant workers, this is only against Tier 2 (General) visas. If you are a migrant worker from outside of the European Economic Area and do not already hold a self-gained right to work, we recommend you check the Home Office eligibility requirements before making an application.

Redeployment - Please note that in the first instance priority for this vacancy will be given to NCH&C staff who are on the Trusts Redeployment Register.

DBS - If this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and you are not a current employee of Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust or being recruited as an Apprentice then the cost of the DBS check will be automatically removed from your first month’s salary. However if you are registered with the update service this may not be required.

Closing and Interview Dates -This vacancy may close early if sufficient applicants are received.

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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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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