Nursing - Lead Nurse - Recruitment and Resourcing Governance

  • Department Lead Nurse - Resourcing
  • Salary £40,057.00 – £45,839 per annum
  • Closing Date 07/07/2022
  • Location Shrewsbury Business Park
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-RRG-604
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Part time - 24 hours per week

The opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and passionate Registered Nurse, who would like to play a major role in shaping the Temporary Nursing Workforce currently working across both The Royal Shrewsbury and The Princess Royal Hospitals. 

As Lead Nurse for Recruitment and Resourcing Governance, you will be responsible for supporting the Deputy Director of People Operations and Senior Nursing Teams, within the Trust, to ensure governance and quality standards are met in relation to recruiting Registered Nurses and Support Staff to the Nurse Bank, as well as the use of Bank and Agency nurses and support staff within the clinical areas.  


Main duties of the job

As an RN with a Degree or equivalent and proven clinical expertise and credibility, you will work closely with the Corporate Nursing Team, Heads of Nursing and Senior Nurses to ensure that effective systems and process for the use of temporary (Bank) and Agency Registered Nurses and nursing support staff are embedded into practice throughout the Trust.

With a proven track record and experience of leading and managing a clinical team, the successful candidate will  take overall responsibility for clinical quality and governance issues relating to the provision of temporary (Bank) and Agency Registered Nurses and nursing support staff working via the Trust’s Temporary Staffing Department (TSD).


Working for our organisation

This exciting and challenging role would appeal to anyone who has the ability to work with unpredictable situations, and to tight deadlines, with the ability to respond to frequent unpredictable interruptions whilst remaining focused on key priorities.  We would be keen to hear from anyone who is positive about new ways of dealing with situations and role modelling this to others, as well as a responsiveness and positive approach to change.

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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