An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Medicine Division at both The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford for a Divisional Deputy Director of Nursing for Medicine.? This post is part of the Division’s leadership team and is to support and deputise for the Divisional Director of Nursing for Medicine. Providing and delivering professional and operational leadership for Nursing within the Division, including devising, implementing and reviewing strategies for the development of clinical practice, education, and management and quality issues.
The post holder will participate in the Trust’s On Call Manager rota
If there is a high volume of applicants this vacancy may close early.
Main duties of the job
The post requires someone with the ability to think and act strategically, set direction in a complex environment and manage relationships with a wide range of senior colleagues. You will have high level analytical, problem-solving and communication skills, and a strong understanding of clinical speciality management across several specialities at once. You will have experience of delivering programmes of work and leading teams.?
With excellent communication skills you will need to be able to establish your credibility at all levels internally and externally, and be able to quickly build relationships within your own team and the wider organisation. Engaging the team on our Journey to Outstanding with a flexible can do attitude using Pathway to Excellence principles and methodology in order for our teams to have a voice, feel valued and invested.?
Working for our organisation
The post holder will be pivotal to the delivery of high quality, safe, effective, person-centered care consistent with the Trust values, using available resources effectively and efficiently, and supporting achievement of the Trust’s vision and strategic objectives.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
Qualifications and training
Recent NHS Experience
Current practising Registered practitioner with appropriate professional body
Evidence of Master’s level study or equivalent professional qualification
Evidence of continuous professional and management development
Previous or relevant experienc
Senior leadership experience
Evidence of working in partnership with internal and external stakeholders
Experience of leading the implementation of service improvement, complex change management programmes at a management level
Evidence of effective resource management
Able to demonstrate the use of evidence when decision making
Experience of measuring and evaluating outcomes in order to secure improvement
Aptitudes and Skills
People management skills
Ability to develop relationships and influence a range of stakeholders
Clear commitment to quality and attention to detail
Ability to sustain performance under pressure
Demonstrates an understanding of relevant research and its application to practice including current NHS Policies, National Service Frameworks, NICE guidelines and the service improvement agenda.
Ability to support development of positive team culture.
Ability to develop concise written reports which convey highly complex messages simply