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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/05/2022.

Nursing & Therapies Team Lead (Nursing)

Job Reference: 470-21-759-TS

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
District Nursing
Sandown, Isle of Wight
Band 7

We’re thrilled that you are thinking of joining us.

Why wouldn’t you choose the Isle of Wight NHS Trust?

We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users. Every day brings a fresh challenge to our staff and being part of our island gives you the opportunity to work as one cohesive team.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities The island offers our visitors and residents an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award-winning attractions..

Our top priority in the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is to protect our patients, our staff and our community.

Where possible, interviews are currently being conducted remotely via Microsoft Teams.

Until further notice, all patients and visitors to Isle of Wight Trust sites will be required to wear a face covering.

At the IOW NHS Trust we are committed to putting the safety and care of our patients first, as well as helping us to protect you and your colleague and therefore we would recommend that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you understand that we are treating COVID-19 positive patients within our services.

Community Division – South Wight Locality

Nursing and Therapies Team Leader

Band 7

Full time – 37.5 hours per week - Contract Permanent or Secondment

This post is being advertised simultaneously to HCPC Registrants and NMC Registrants, as a candidate you only need to apply to one advert, not both.

Ever thought of working somewhere different, progressive, dynamic that values people and where you can enjoy a good lifestyle and explore our unique and beautiful Island, when you are not at work? The Island has been cited as being the UK’s Paradise Island, with contrasting landscapes and award winning beaches, and was designated in 2019 as UNESCO Biosphere reserve, for its outstanding beauty and commitment to eco–tourism, environmental education as well as promoting a healthier lifestyle.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed, enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our forward-thinking Community Division Team in a new post as the Team Leader for Nursing and Therapies in the South Locality on the Island.

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is an advancing Integrated Trust providing Acute, Mental Health, Ambulance and Community Services.

You would be joining our Community Division at an exciting time as we progress on our journey to outstanding, having achieved a CQC rating of good overall in 2019 including Outstanding for Care in 2021. Our transformational achievements include the extensive use of technology enabled care and the development of integrated multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams, in conjunction with a wide range of partners across the Island and mainland.

This new opportunity will be pivotal to the development and implementation of the next step in integrated working. The post of leading and managing an Integrated Nursing and Therapy team is supported by an integrated administrative team as well as professional leads for Nursing and Allied Health Professionals from across the division.

The division is keen to hear from individuals who have:

  • the experience, skills, drive and passion to lead a new integrated team in a dynamic environment of partnerships and collaboration
  • the courage to do what is right and believes in person-centred care
  • behaviours aligned with the Division – resilient, open & honest, kind, inclusive and trusting
  • an enquiring analytical mind

The post will be based at the Barracks in Sandown on the Isle of Wight.

If you are at all curious about this exciting new opportunity, please contact either Dr Mark Rawlinson ( – Operations Lead and Locality Manager or Jennifer Edgington ( Director of Nursing & AHPs - Community & MHLD, for further information about the role or for an informal discussion

Important information

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1) Confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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Equality Statement We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all our employees as well as maintaining a workforce that reflects our local communities we serve.

In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can be made as required.

The NHS and primary care define flexible working as "an arrangement which supports an individual to have greater choice in when... where and how they work" - flexible working arrangements are supported and can be discussed in relation to any advertised role.

UK Registration

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

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