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Clinical Nurse Manager

Employer
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Exeter
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The Nightingale Ophthalmology Unit is a system collaboration bringing together the most innovative clinical pathways from across the UK to create a Centre of Excellence for Eyes. The centre delivers efficient high volume, low complexity cataract surgery and high volume diagnostic ophthalmic imaging at a single architect designated facility contributing to the development plan for future of elective Ophthalmology within Devon. The Nightingale Ophthalmology Unit is a system collaboration bringing together the most innovative clinical pathways from across the UK to create a Centre of Excellence for Eyes. The centre delivers efficient high volume, low complexity cataract surgery and high volume diagnostic ophthalmic imaging at a single architect designated facility contributing to the development plan for future of elective Ophthalmology within Devon.

Main duties of the job

For more detail about the main duties of this role, please see the job description section below. As a key member of the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, you will be joining an exceptional team working together to help our patients to stay healthy, when they need it most.

About us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford).

Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within peoples own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Its never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as youll help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role:

We are seeking to recruit a Clinical Nurse Manager to the Centre of Excellence for Eyes at the Nightingale Hospital on a substantive basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Clinical Nurse Manager to apply and be part of the Clinical Team, leading the Ophthalmology team across the theatre, day case unit and outpatients at NHE.

The Clinical Nurse Manager will create, lead, and be responsible for maintaining a Nursing culture which is open to change, new ideas, concepts and innovation. They will provide inspirational and motivational clinical leadership to their teams of Nurses to ensure the highest standards of nursing care. They are a role model for all staff and will excel at collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team.

Relevant clinical and management experience for this post would include experience of ophthalmology pathways management from pre-assessment to discharge, rostering and leading the clinical team over a 6 day operating week, working alongside our multi-disciplinary team to ensure best patient outcomes. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the Ophthalmology team are able to work at pace, efficiently and safely.

This is a unique position, offering excellent patient care and experience at the Nightingale Hospital Exeter. If you are interested in being part of this exciting opportunity, please make any enquiries to Carly Slade Clinical Matron via carly.slade@nhs.net

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours over 4 days 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday (Occasional Weekends)

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact: Carly Slade, Clinical Matron on carly.slade@nhs.net

As an inclusive employer, the Royal Devon values diversity and is committed to creating a culture of inclusivity where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a sense of belonging and actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. We recognise the advantages of having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Preference will be given to staff with Priority and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

Benefits

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we'll help you get there.

Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you're starting out in the NHS, you'll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You'll benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You'll have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers.

You will also have access to other benefits including:

National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.

Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter

Car lease schemes.

The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).

Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available if the role is something you are interested in, we'd love to hear from you.

Person Specification

General Requirements

Essential

  • See job description text above, and (where applicable) you can download a copy of the full job description


Desirable

  • See job description text above, and (where applicable) you can download a copy of the full job description


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Nightingale Hospital

Osprey Road, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter

Devon

EX2 7JG

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185-784-6416

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