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Lead Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
7 May 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual, with proven managerial experience, to join the Division of Network Services as the Lead Nurse for ARTU & Major Trauma within the Trauma Directorate. You will be registered practitioner with an active NMC registration who has a drive and passion for quality, safety, service improvement and transformation of services.

Main duties of the job

The Lead Nurse for ARTU & Major Trauma will incorporate the dimensions of expert clinical practice, education, leadership, management and research. They will support the Senior Directorate Team in providing expert opinion on the strategic direction for nurses and Allied Health Care Professions caring for patients with Major Trauma.

The Post holder will, in collaboration with Operational Managers, Matrons, Consultants, and Allied Health Professionals, co-ordinate service developments and implement across the patient pathways to enhance care delivery and minimise delays within the patients care pathway.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • NMC registration - Level 1
  • Degree level qualification in Health realted studies
  • evidence of continuous mangement development
  • Allied Health Professional with an active professional registration


  • Masters level study



  • Experience in leading a service
  • able to demonstarte acquisition of professional knowledge in clinical practice equivalent of masters level)
  • experience of implementation of a service
  • evidenceof working in partnership with internal & external stakeholders
  • evidence of managing others

Skills/knowledge of leadership


  • Evidence of leading and delivering change through others
  • Evidence of effective team working to deliver & improve services
  • Evisence of the ability to critically analyse and evaluate complex information
  • ablilty to adapt personal style in order to influence others

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent


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