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Head of Nursing ED & Same Day Emergency Care

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
£64,408 to £73,961 a year pa inc HCAS
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Nursing Emergency Department and Same Day Emergency Care

Croydon Health services are looking for an experienced nurse to lead the nursing teams within the Emergency Department (adult and paediatrics) and the Same Day Emergency Care unit.

Interviews: tbc

Main duties of the job

Forming part of the senior leadership team for the Integrated Adult Care Directorate the post holder will report into the Deputy Director of Nursing for Integrated Adult Care, working in a triumvirate with the General Manager and Clinical Business Unit Lead. As a team you will be responsible for monitoring and improving the quality of care, safe staffing and CQC compliance.

As an individual you will have well developed leadership and management skills, excellent clinical skills and credibility as well as the ability to motivate, influence and encourage the team.

The post holder will lead and support an open culture, ensuring learning from incidents and patient feedback to provide a cycle of continuous improvement so that the care delivered to our patients is safe, effective and compassionate.

The ED is recently built and provides a modern environment with 28 cubicles, a separate Paediatric ED, a resuscitation room and an urgent treatment centre to provide emergency care for patients who live in London's largest borough.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon.Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff.If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document (Job Description) which contains more information about the role

Person Specification

Essential and desirable


  • Degree level qualifiaction
  • Significant ED and acute trust experience
  • Evidence of Professional Development
  • Senior management experience


  • Leadership development

Change management


  • Evidence of having led and evaluated change

Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust


Croydon Health Services

London Road



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