A new opportunity has arisen to work for a large NHS organisation in the South West of England who are seeking to appoint a Deputy Chief Nurse.
This is an interim post for initially 3-6 months with a competitive rate.
The post holder must have extensive experience working within the NHS at a senior level and have expertise within Clinical Governance, covering Quality and Risk Management.
Supporting the Chief Nurse to ensure professional leadership and oversight to the quality governance agenda and the relevant teams which support it;
To lead on the delivery of high-quality patient care across all nursing and midwifery teams and services within the Trust;
Leading on strategic projects as required;
Work in partnership with Heads of Nursing and Director of Midwifery to ensure a safe and appropriate nursing skill mix across wards and departments;
Responsible for issues outside immediate sphere of responsibility as required by the Chief Nurse;
Provide good governance and implement standards to achieve CQC ratings, devising Quality improvement action plans;
Deputise for the Chief Nurse in all areas of the role as and when required.
A successful candidate will have:
Current NMC registration with active pin;
Experience at working at a senior management level within the NHS;
An understanding of management of change/quality improvement within a large complex organisation;
Significant experience of producing strategy documents and board reports;
Experienced within and leading on the Clinical Governance agenda;
Experience of working within an Acute setting.
For further information on this role please contact Elecia Heywood on (phone number removed) or you can email me on (url removed)