Lead Nurse RMN/RNMH - £50,000 PER ANNUM

Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
£ 50000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
6 Nov 2019
6 Dec 2019

Job Description

( RMN / RNMH ) - Lead Nurse / Deputy Hospital Manager

Job Title: Lead Nurse / Deputy Hospital Manager

Service Type: Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Hospital

Location: Cheadle, Staffordshire

Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience

Hours: 37.5 hours

Contract Type: Permanent

Further Details:

Experience Required

- Registered Nurse RNLD RMN/RMNH

- 7 years post qualification experience

- Budgetary and financial management

- Project management

- 2 years operational management at senior level

We are recruiting for an experienced RMN ideally with DMS management qualification or equivalent + 7 years nursing experience post qualification, for a Mental Health and learning disabilities hospital in Cheadle, Staffordshire. Reporting to the Hospital Director, your duties and responsibilities will include:

- Liaison with Regional Lead Nurse re strategic planning of service developments in context of Complex Care division.

- Monitoring performance of site Clinical Nurse Manager and Charge Nurses.

- Development and delivery of Nursing Service Level agreements against key performance indicators

- Development of co-ordinated nursing services that are responsive to the needs of patients, carers and all stakeholders in line with Service Agreements

- Nursing Workforce forecasting and planning

- Development and delivery of clinical and corporate governance targets within the Nursing Services

- Contributing to the Complex Care's strategic planning and advising the Hospital Director on nursing issues.

- Quality And Clinical Governance

- Development of internal/external customer service initiatives

- Contributing to the Achievement and retention of Investors in People benchmark standards

- Achievement and retention of external, professional and educational networks

- Development and maintenance of hospital operational reporting statistics for both internal and external analysis of the nursing department

- Monitoring the impact of the Quality Improvement Strategy on the hospital's business plan

- Actively contribute to the development and implementation of Elysium Healthcare quality initiatives

- Actively support the implementation of Clinical Audit Programmes

- Actively support and monitor CPD for all nursing staff

- Legislation/Policies and Procedures

- Ensure the nursing department complies with the requirements of the National Care Standards Act 2000 at all times

- Ensure that nursing services meet the requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 and to act as a source of advice to other departments

- Monitoring nursing services policies and procedures, ensuring adherence with the Health, Safety and Welfare at Work Act 1974

- Contribute effectively to the lead nurse forum of diversity in Service Provision

- Human Resources

- Assist in the development of effective recruitment and retention strategies to meet the hospitals staffing needs and to minimise turnover

- Lead in the Nurse Education and Professional Development Strategy, through links with local Universities and in line with the Continuing Professional Development Strategy

- Financial/Business

- Monitor and control delegated budgets

- Positively promote the organisation through involvement in external professional groups

- Keep abreast of current DoH/NHS Guidance for provision of services

- Operation Responsibilities - Clinical

- To actively promote multi-disciplinary working.

- Participate in the Senior Nurse on call arrangement

- Provide the Hospital Director with relevant, accurate and timely information required for effective decision making

- Leadership of Nursing Services ensuring highest possible professional standards

- Management of resources within budget allocation

- Supervision of senior nurses

- Contributing to the Development and maintenance of a culture of continuous professional development

- Operational Responsibilities - Business

- Direct involvement in the pre-admission assessment process

- Direct customer and contract liaison in conjunction with the unit manager

- Deputising for the Hospital Director

- To comply with individual responsibilities of relevant legislation

For more information or to apply for the role please call Amy Parker on Apply and email Apply


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