Cordant Care
26 Sep 2016
Colchester, Essex, England
Nurse practitioner
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 55000 - 60000 Per year
Closing date:
26 Oct 2016

Location: Essex

Job Role: Regional Nurse Consultant

Job Type: Full Time, Perm

Salary: £55,000 to £60,000 PA + Travel Allowance and Relocation Package Avaliable

The post holder will be required to provide professional Nursing leadership and take responsibility for

the tasks of quality improvement, patient safety and clinical governance of the clienta services within the

region. The post holder is required to demonstrate expert knowledge in practice.

The post holder will use their expert knowledge to develop and sustain high quality nursing practice.

They will be responsible for working closely with key stakeholders at a national, regional and unit level

to drive improvements in care delivery.


Nursing Leadership

Ensure the evidence base and standards of best practice inform the training, development, delivery

and improvement of nursing. Create a culture of change and innovation with regards to the nursing

workforce with the aim of improving the quality of care.

Provide regional leadership to the implementation of relevant national and corporate initiatives

related to nursing and patient care.

Support the services within the region to ensure effective systems are in place to support robust

preceptorship of newly qualified nurses and the appraisal and clinical supervision of nurses and

support workers.

Lead the development and monitoring of nursing linking with internal and external stakeholders in

particular local Higher Education Institutes, and national and regional nursing networks.

Establish and facilitate regional Communities of Practice for the nursing workforce to support the

sharing of good practice, dissemination of national and regional information and the

implementation of organisational initiatives to support improved patient care.

Post title: Consultant Nurse

Accountable to: Director of Operations

Quality Improvement

Ensure the evidence base and standards of best practice inform the training, development, delivery

and improvement of nursing. Identify and initiate relevant research and audit programmes to

inform improvements in nursing practice.

Ensure service user and family carer involvement in the development of nursing care plans and their

implementation is effective.

To contribute to the ongoing assessment of needs in relation to the nursing workforce within the

region and nationally in terms of numbers, skills and training requirements.

Encourage and support the nursing workforce to share good practice within the organisation and

outwith, regularly contributing to professional journals and conferences and to in-house training


Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Secure and sustain high quality, safe, person centred nursing care which delivers positive outcomes

and promotes health and wellbeing.

Ensuring nursing policies and procedures meet relevant legislative requirements, professional

standards, policy guidance, and workforce and regulatory requirements.

Support good governance across the region by working collaboratively with the Regional

Governance Group and ensuring opportunities for dissemination of the lessons and learning from


Promote high quality and evidence based standards of service

About Cordant Care

Cordant Care is a specialist care provider and recruiter.

Our extensive knowledge and experience enables us to satisfy recruitment needs across a variety of sectors:

• Residential homes

• Public sector

• Private hospitals

• Mental health

• Elderly care

• Childrens services

• Learning disabilities

• Physical disabilities

• Supported living schemes

• Day centres

We work in partnership with our clients to implement a talent acquisition process reflective of their current and future requirements.

We blend our recruitment expertise with distinct medical device market experience, allowing us to make the right connections between skills, culture

and roles.

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