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Emergency Lead Nurse Manager

Employer
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Gillingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Emergency Practitioner / Lead Nurse Manager:

Directorate: Acute & Emergency Medicine

Band: 7

Salary: �43,742 - �50,056 Per annum

Medway Foundation Trust Emergency Department
  • Do you want to be part of an innovative and award-winning team?
  • Do you want to have a clear plan of continuing professional development and career opportunities?
  • Are you committed to delivering evidence-based care?
  • Would you like to have a varied rota including Practitioner, Lead Nurse Manager and STREAMing roles?

If you have answered yes:

To meet this challenge we are increasing our workforce, investing in their professional development and introducing new and innovative roles.

Acute & Emergency Medicine provides an exciting and rewarding career at Medway we offer a support and development package that has received national acknowledgement and won the Nursing Times Workforce 2020, Health Service Journal 2021 and Nursing Times Awards 2021 awards.

Working in Acute & Emergency care can be stressful and challenging you will need to be resilient and hard working.

Working for us opens a world of opportunity, if you would like to discuss a career with us, please contact Cliff Evans Consultant Nurse cliffevans@nhs.net for further information or to arrange an informal visit.

Main duties of the job

Provide strong and visible leadership throughout the Care Group's clinical areas ensuring that the team understand the strategic direction within the Care Group and the overarching Trust objectives.

Demonstrate effective leadership by promoting and modelling leadership behaviours.

Supporting the Nurse Consultant, Head of Nursing and Lead Practitioner to take forward and implement the Trust nursing and midwifery vision and strategic plan across the Care Group and to deliver a clinically and financially viable service model maintaining a focus on the delivery of high quality patient care standards.

Working in partnership with the Care Group Leads, actively support and empower the nursing workforce to develop and utilise clinical leadership skills, ensuring they are invested in appropriate levels of authority to undertake their role effectively in an accountable manner.

Maintain an insight into the patient's journey by utilising regular clinical experience.

As a key member of the senior team, contribute to and promote a culture that values all staff recognising and acknowledging achievement/innovation and success whilst positively addressing poor performance, succession planning and talent management.

Lead the use of and monitor compliance against all nursing metrics such as Quality Care Rounds and the implementation of changes, through a culture of continuous improvement.

About us

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement which will not mean sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We aim to support you to work flexibly in a way that will suit you and us.

All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Service Development & Leadership

Provide strong and visible leadership throughout the Care Groups clinical areas ensuring that the team understand the strategic direction within the Care Group and the overarching Trust objectives.

Demonstrate effective leadership by promoting and modelling leadership behaviours.

Supporting the Nurse Consultant, Head of Nursing and Lead Practitioner to take forward and implement the Trust nursing and midwifery vision and strategic plan across the Care Group and to deliver a clinically and financially viable service model maintaining a focus on the delivery of high quality patient care standards.

Working in partnership with the Care Group Leads, actively support and empower the nursing workforce to develop and utilise clinical leadership skills, ensuring they are invested in appropriate levels of authority to undertake their role effectively in an accountable manner.

Maintain an insight into the patients journey by utilising regular clinical experience.

As a key member of the senior team, contribute to and promote a culture that values all staff recognising and acknowledging achievement/innovation and success whilst positively addressing poor performance, succession planning and talent management.

Lead the use of and monitor compliance against all nursing metrics such as Quality Care Rounds and the implementation of changes, through a culture of continuous improvement.

Enable a culture where all individuals are able to contribute equally by ensuring effective written and verbal communication systems, and the use of Information Technology is embedded within the Care Group.

Look for ways to incorporate nationally recognised best practice for patients you treat autonomously or where possible those attending the service.

Promote equality and diversity in line with legislation and policy both for client groups and employees.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Emergency Nursing qualification (199, BSC or MSc) or equivalent from other speciality
  • Autonomous practice qualification (Level 6/7)
  • Mentorship / Coaching qualification (or equivalent experience of supervising students)
  • Level 1/2 RCN Emergency Nursing Competencies


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge and experience of standard setting, benchmarking & audit.
  • Extensive knowledge of speciality and key priorities
  • Proficient to expert knowledge of speciality


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience within speciality or other critical care experience
  • Extensive knowledge of speciality and key priorities
  • Proficient to expert knowledge of speciality


Skills

Essential

  • Organisation and management skills
  • Teaching & facilitating others
  • Articulate advanced written & oral communication skills


Employer details

Employer name

Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Medway Hospital

Windmill Road

Gillingham

ME7 5NY

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