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Deputy Director of Nursing and Quality

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£83,571 to £96,376 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8D
Contract Type
Full Time
Pennine Network - Deputy Director of Nursing & Quality

Band 8d

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Director of Nursing & Quality post within the Pennine Network to support the delivery of high quality care and professional practice within the Pennine Network.

Working with the Director of Nursing & Quality, the role focusses on supporting the delivery of the Nursing and Quality objectives within key areas including Clinical and Professional Practice, Clinical Governance, Risk, Performance and Improvement. The successful candidate will have drive and enthusiasm to continue to take this forward at pace in conjunction with the Director of Nursing and Quality and the Professional Practice leads and the wider SLT.

Main duties of the job

The role will include the operational leadership of a number of key aspects of the Director of Nursing & Quality portfolio and provide visible professional and clinical leadership within the Specialist Network. This is a fast paced role which will require extensive clinical and leadership experience. If you have the passion to drive the delivery of high quality care and continually improve clinical practice then this could be the role for you!

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Mental Health or Learning Disabilities (for C& W Network only this may also be an Adult RN)
  • First Degree (Health subject)
  • Educated to relevant masters degree or prepared to study towards masters with demonstrable equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development



  • Extensive knowledge and expertise across a number of areas e.g. clinical, personnel, finance
  • Political awareness of and sensitiveness to the interactions and interdependencies between the NHS and non-NHS organisations



  • Extensive clinical managerial experience at a senior level in the NHS
  • Experience of effective redesign and improvement methodologies
  • Significant experience of engaging clinicians in service redesign and quality improvement
  • Significant professional leadership, especially professional development, clinical governance and supervision

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


TBC within Pennine Locality



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