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Corporate Lead Nurse/Midwife/AHP

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Great Yarmouth
£70,417 to £81,138 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
The James Paget Hospital is located directly alongside the beautiful Norfolk coastline and provides care to a population of 230,000 residents of Great Yarmouth and Waveney.

The Trust has an excellent reputation for care delivery, led by influential and successful clinical leaders. The Chief Nurse has recently restructured his immediate leadership team which has created an opportunity for a second Lead Nurse/Midwife/AHP to join us. This is an amazing opportunity for either an established senior nurse/midwife/AHP wanting to change direction or someone who feels now is the right time to take the next step in their career pathway.

Main duties of the job

The Corporate Lead Nurse/Midwife/AHP position is pivotal to leading and influencing excellence in patient care and professional practice, and covers a wide range of service responsibilities. It is integral to delivery of the strategic vision for the Trust and how we shape and grow services that are responsive to the changing needs of the local population, the current healthcare arena and other exciting expansions and developments in clinical practice.

About us

We are very proud of the JPUH and its people, and are continually seeking improvements to ensure that patients and staff have the most positive experience possible when they are here.

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality services delivered with courtesy and respect.

The east coast is a great place to live:
  • Our Trust is located 5 minutes from Gorleston Beach, with its 3 miles of golden sands rated by Tripadvisor as the 8thbest beach in the UK and given a Travellers' Choice Award after being ranked in the top 10% of attractions worldwide.
  • The Trust is located near the Broads National Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) consisting of over 200km of waterways which also provide access to activities including boating, kayaking and paddleboarding.
  • Affordable properties to buy and rent with prices below the regional average.

Transport links to the city of Norwich, named by the Sunday Times as one of the UK's best places to live.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for working collaboratively with internal and external partners as we progress ourjourney to achieve our strategic ambitions as an acute care provider.

If you have a passion for making a difference to patient care, are a compassionate leader and can see your talent and potential as a positive contribution to the Corporate Nursing team, or would just like to know a bit more about the role, please contact Jacky Copping, Deputy Chief Nurse at or 01493 453107 to discuss further.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for a full and comprehensive overview for this position.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (RN1)/Midwife/AHP with current registration with the NMC or HCPC



  • Relevant degree in health care related subject



  • Extensive experience in a senior nurse/midwife/AHP (8a or above) leadership role



  • Professional management qualification (NVQ level 4) / working towards postgraduate level or equivalent recent senior management experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


James Paget University Hospital

Great Yarmouth

NR31 6LA

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