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Divisional Nurse - Medicine

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Cwmbran
Salary
£84,825 to £97,822 per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 8D
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a highly motivated, professional nurse with drive and passion working at a senior level looking to progress your career, wishing to play a pivotal role in one of the largest Health Boards in Wales?

If you are, then we have an excellent opportunity for you to join our Medicine Divisional Leadership Team within Aneurin Bevan University Hospital of Wales.

The Divisional Nurse for Medicine holds the most Senior Nursing position within the Division, professionally accountable to the Executive Director of Nursing, is responsible for the development and delivery of clinical and professional standards and advancing leadership competence and capacity within nursing. . As the Divisional Nurse you will provide leadership and professional advice and support to the Medicine Divisional team, leading clinical governance and quality and patient safety. The Divisional Nurse will form part of the Medicine Senior Leadership team, working closely with the General Manager and Divisional Director to provide professional leadership through visible and engaging leadership, demonstrating the organisations values and behaviours.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will influence and contribute to Divisional and Corporate initiatives, particularly with respect to continuous improvement in patient care delivery and clinical quality. Providing assurance of proactive management of clinical improvement plans, ensuring appropriate actions are taken to mitigate or respond to identified risks.

They will be responsible for implementing national nursing policy and professional advice to the Divisional Director and General Manager on clinical nursing issues to ensure high quality and effective services within the Division of Medicine. The post holder will be expected to work proactively and collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the Health Board discharges its functions effectively and efficiently and professional standards are adhered to.

The post holder also plays a key role in working in partnership with local authorities the Older Persons Commissioner, NHS executive, Welsh Government and third sector parties to influence policy development.

The post holder will be required to participate in the Health Boards on call arrangements.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Divisional Nurse is an integral part of the Divisional Triumvirate, working in partnership with the Divisional Director and General Manager. The post holder will possess exceptional strategic and operational expertise to deliver and evaluate progress in achieving the Health Boards vision in achieving excellence in Healthcare.

Holding the most senior nursing position within Urgent Care the Divisional Nurse will provide strategic, visible, clinical and professional leadership, for nursing across the Division. Providing specialist expertise for patient safety, quality and experience, innovation, efficiency and performance that improves quality of care and patient outcomes driving transformation through agreed improvement models.

The post holder will influence and contribute to Divisional and Corporate initiatives, particularly with respect to continuous improvement in patient care delivery and clinical quality. Providing assurance of proactive management of clinical improvement plans, ensuring appropriate actions are taken to mitigate or respond to identified risks.

They will be responsible for implementing national nursing policy and professional advice to the Divisional Director and General Manager on clinical nursing issues to ensure high quality and effective services within the Urgent Care. The post holder will be expected to work proactively and collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the Health Board discharges its functions effectively and efficiently and professional standards are adhered to.

The post holder also plays a key role in working in partnership with local authorities the Older Persons Commissioner, Welsh Government and third sector parties to influence policy development for Urgent Care services.

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • First level degree in a nursing subject
  • Educated to Masters level in nursing/health care related subject
  • Comprehensive CPD portfolio
  • Appropriate management/leadership qualification


Professional Requirements

Essential

  • Current live registration on NMC register


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Have worked at a senior level within the NHS with extensive experience across a range of health settings
  • Have substantial nursing leadership experience within a large complex and multi-professional organisation
  • Significant experience of service improvement or successful management of organisational change in a complex environment
  • Experience of leading and managing conflicting priorities and demonstrating ability to provide stability to the team
  • Demonstrable success in building, leading, motivating, managing and developing teams, embracing a compassionate leadership approach


Skills & Ability

Essential

  • Ability to analyse often highly complex and sensitive information to ensure other understand the impact and outcome
  • Proven ability to achieve targets and objectives within a demanding and time pressured environment
  • Sound judgement, decision making and organisational skills
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills, displaying credibility, influence and political acumen


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Will be expected to travel across all ABUHB sites

LLanfrechfa

Cwmbran

NP44 8YN

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-NMR119-0224

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