Nursing - Divisional Director of Nursing - Emergency and Acute Medicine

  • Department Unscheduled Care Management Team
  • Salary £67,064.00 – £77,274 per annum
  • Closing Date 02/12/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 8c
  • Job ref 223-DDN-715-B
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

An opportunity has become available for a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated individual who wishes to be considered for the role of Divisional Director of Nursing in Emergency and Acute Medicine.  

The post holder will need to be passionate about improvement, driven with a track record of managing a team, delivering change, motivating teams, raising and maintaining high quality standards and be able to demonstrate how they have used their clinical and management expertise to analyse patient pathways, identify opportunities to optimise these and develop new pathways and models of care to improve patient experience.

Please note this role may close earlier should we recevie a high volume of applications.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide professional leadership to the nursing workforce for the Emergency Centre within the Division supporting the achievement of the strategic and operational objectives of the Medicine and Emergency Care Division and the Trust. The post holder will provide an expert level of professional and operational support across the Centre, Division and the wider Trust.

The post holder will take responsibility for nursing services across the Emergency Centre within the Division across all hospital sites ensuring that effective nursing care is delivered by appropriately trained and competent nurses and non-registered support staff developing a culture that encourages nurses to be, compassionate, innovative and challenging in the interest of patient care and professional practice.

Working for your organisation

The post holder will work closely with and alongside the Divisional Director of Nursing in Medicine, Divisional Director of Operations and the Clinical Director for the Emergency and Acute Medicine Division as well as the Chief Nurse and other professionals in the management team. The Head of Nursing for the Emergency and Acute Medicine Division will be a highly visible and credible presence across the Care Group, contributing to strategy, working to ensure the highest standards of care, setting and maintaining standards of clinical excellence and continuously striving to improve the experience for patients, families and carers.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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