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Cardiovascular Care Group Nurse Director

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting new opportunity has been created for a Cardiovascular Care Group Nurse Director.

This is a senior registered nursing role in our new organisation taking forward the Cardiovascular agenda. You will have responsibility for our nursing approach to Cardiovascular care and oversee the leadership and development of all our Cardiovascular nurses. The Group has a budget of c�41 million and a whole time equivalent of staff of c511.

As a member of the triumvirate team leading the Care Group, the Care Group Nurse Director will work collaboratively and productively with the Chief of Service and Care Group Operations Director to provide assurance to the Group Executive Team that robust systems of governance and excellence in nursing care are in place to enable the delivery of high quality patient and family led services.

Main duties of the job

The Care Group Nurse Director will drive and influence change, collaboration and efficiencies throughout the Care Group ensuring we take the best aspects of each organisation within the Group.

You will be required to act as a role model, providing positive, professional accountable leadership across the Group, nursing/clinical staff, liaising with the Site Chief Nurse to whom the post holder will be professionally accountable.

The post holder will work in partnership with other organisations in the provision and planning of universal health services, taking forward national policies, with drive, passion and enthusiasm to develop a long term strategic vision that enables high quality and sustainable services.

Ensure achievement of key objectives relating to professional practice and the emerging service improvement agenda.

The Care Group Nurse Director will take a lead role in supporting compliance with key quality assurance systems, particularly national, regional, and local nursing and service standards and maintain clinical credibility.

Provide strategic strong nursing leadership and professional advice within the Care Group within a climate of change that enables high quality services to be delivered to patients and families consistently. Be responsible for the development and provision of transformational leadership across all clinical services to ensure and consistently develop a safe, high quality, cost effective service for patients, families and carers.

About us

There couldn't be a more exciting time to join us.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLaG) comprise a highly ambitious, newly formed NHS Group, the 12th largest acute and community provider in the NHS.

With an NHS budget of over �1.3 billion, HUTH & NLaG are united by the purpose to ensure better care is provided to a population of over 1.5 million people. Our two Trusts have been working in collaboration to review our services and to identify how we can better provide those services across our complex geography for the benefit of our patients. Our focus is on ensuring we improve clinical outcomes, reduce inequalities of access and address the workforce challenges that we face.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Care Group Nurse Director is accountable for the safe, effective delivery of nursing,across the Care Group and for setting high standards and meeting the regulatory and commissioner requirements. Enabling nursing staff to feel actively engaged and be supported professionally to deliver the best possible care to patients and their families.

The Care Group Nurse Director will provide outstanding professional leadership to nurses and midwives, with the Care Group. The role is a highly visible one to ensure that nursing makes the fullest contribution to the development in delivering a high quality clinical, education and research service within the Division.

For detailed information, please read the job description linked below.We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education & Qualification


  • Registered Nurse currently validated on the NMC register
  • Masters degree of equivalent related to health, leadership or management
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge acquired through significant demonstrable experience in midwifery, nursing leadership and management

Occupational experience


  • Extensive demonstrable experience at a senior level in relevant specialty
  • Significant recent experience at senior managerial level in an acute Trust including practical bed management and discharge planning and proactively improving the patient's journey
  • Evidence of problem solving, decision making, implementing and sustaining a change in clinical practice across a complex division or organization
  • Understanding of the Principles of Health Command - Strategic Health Commander
  • Demonstrable experience of successful operational management in a multi-professional environment
  • Experience and the ability to manage clinical risk and healthcare governance
  • Sound understanding of current national health policy agenda
  • Managing and advising on Safeguarding Adult & Child protection procedures
  • Develop strong relationships within the Trust and with key partners and establish credibility with clinical and managerial colleagues
  • Experience in managing a large budget
  • Experience of working successfully under pressure of time and resources

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Hull Royal Infirmary

Anlaby Road



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