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Hospital/Community Manager -Isle of Scilly

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
St Mary's, Isle of Scilly
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Per annum
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

This is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring Nurse who is already in a Band 6 role or above. Our community are passionate about the care they receive locally and therefore we are looking for an individual who will continue to develop responsive, safe, caring and committed community and hospital services whilst leading an integrated team from the front.

St Mary's Hospital is a site set on an island, which provides community hospital services for the local population. The community hospital service has a total of 10 inpatient beds. It also has a Minor Injuries Department, an X-Ray facility, Outpatient treatment facilities, a Dental Department, a Therapy Department and is supported by a busy Primary Care Service and Nursing Home on the island.

Working in partnership and sharing responsibility for the day-to-day management of the patients, visitors, site and staff, you will be responsible for ensuring good standards of infection prevention and control, privacy and dignity, cleanliness and health and safety to meet the standards required by the Care Quality Commission and NICE Guidelines. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate developing leadership skills, people management skills, communication skills and a commitment to improving the quality of services for patients and carers.

Main duties of the job

An Island Living Allowance of 5% of the salary will be paid to any successful applicant resident on the island. Relocation expenses will also be considered. This post is needed to provide strong leadership to support a diverse integrated workforce as the plan, which is in place for the future of the Health Services on the island, will see roles integrating with community and Adult Social Care (ASC) services.

To continue to develop a responsive, safe, caring and committed community and Hospital Health service provision whilst leading an integrated team from the front

To provide managerial and clinical leadership to the nursing, therapy, community and support staff.

To manage the daily running of the Minor Injury Unit (MIU), Hospital Ward and Community ensuring effective staff rostering and skill mix.

To ensure the delivery of high quality evidence based patient care within the guidelines of Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CFT) policies and procedures.

To promote effective communication and partnership working with all members of the multi-disciplinary and inter-agency teams including medical staff, patients, ASC, carers and the wider community, Commissioners and Voluntary Sector.

To ensure effective management of MIU, Ward and Community resources as budget holder for the hospital.

To support and deputise for the Modern Matron.

To work flexibly with peers and managers in the Locality, prioritising resources as required.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education


  • NMC registration in Adult Nursing
  • Mentorship Qualification or equivalent
  • Education - Degree in relevant subject or appropriate experience
  • Recognised senior management training/Masters qualification
  • Minor Injury Nurse Qualification or similar



  • Substantial experience working at a senior level
  • Experience of managing a multi-disciplinary staff team
  • Experience of managing budgets and challenging financial targets
  • Experience of engaging patients and users



  • Good level of verbal and written communication skills.
  • IT literate including ability to use Work; Excel; Databases competently
  • Ability to approach problems from a business perspective, identifying service opportunities and improvements
  • Ability to build and develop teams of people to provide strong leadership to support a diverse integrated workforce

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