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Lead for Nursing and Maternity Safe Staffing and Workforce

Employer
North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stockton-on-Tees
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 Pro rata per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
The post holder reports directly to the Associate Director of Nursing and Professional Workforce

The post holder will have a key role in the Organisation in developing and maintaining a sustainable Nursing workforce for the future.

Working alongside the senior nursing team to support the development and growth of our nursing workforce, supporting the operational teams with workforce planning and delivery.

Will support the development and lead the delivery of Trust wide projects, plans and policies that support the nursing workforce planning and development.

To provide advice and professional leadership to senior leaders within the Organisation in relation to issues of professional practice, safe staffing and workforce development.

Key role in shaping, planning and delivering high quality, innovative, patient and staff focused projects and work streams to support the delivery of safe and effective care.

To ensure that safe staffing systems and processes are in place to enable the delivery of high quality and safe care to service users and subsequently the delivery of the overarching Trust strategy.

Supporting the delivery of the recruitment, retention and growth of the Nursing workforce to meet the needs of the local population.

Main duties of the job

Using sound professional judgement to interpret and support the implementation of national, regional and local policy.

Support the strategic objectives relating to nursing and midwifery safe staffing, workforce development and delivery. Use professional judgement, experience and knowledge to interpret and address a range of issues

Work with workforce, recruitment, education and professional colleagues to ensure there is a robust recruitment and retention strategy for nursing and midwifery posts.

Work in collaboration with nursing, maternity, AHP and medical colleagues to support the development and the delivery of sustainable nursing and midwifery workforce model, fit for the future.

To support regular analysis and interpretation of complex data relating to workforce and patient and staff outcomes and safety.

Provide monthly safe staffing assurance reports

Undertake Bi-annual nursing establishment reviews using the Safer Nursing Care Tools (SNCT) and Community Nurse Safe Staffing Tools (CNSST), identify key recommendations leading to measurable improvements to patient care.

Alongside the Associate Director of Nursing and Professional Workforce, provide assurance of Trust compliance with the Developing Workforce Safeguards in relation to safe staffing.

With support from the Associate Director of Nursing, contribute to the development and review of the Trusts and CNO Workforce Strategy, becoming a member of the CNO Safe Staffing Faculty.

About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition - a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We support the Making Every Contact Count approach to behaviour change in the promotion of health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

We recruit for values and Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder reports directly to the Associate Director of Nursing and Professional Workforce

The post holder will have a key role in the Organisation in developing and maintaining a sustainable Nursing workforce for the future.

Working alongside the senior nursing team to support the development and growth of our nursing workforce, supporting the operational teams with workforce planning and delivery.

Will support the development and lead the delivery of Trust wide projects, plans and policies that support the nursing workforce planning and development.

To provide advice and professional leadership to senior leaders within the Organisation in relation to issues of professional practice, safe staffing and workforce development.

Key role in shaping, planning and delivering high quality, innovative, patient and staff focused projects and work streams to support the delivery of safe and effective care.

To ensure that safe staffing systems and processes are in place to enable the delivery of high quality and safe care to service users and subsequently the delivery of the overarching Trust strategy.

Supporting the delivery of the recruitment, retention and growth of the Nursing workforce to meet the needs of the local population.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional Nursing or Midwifery qualification at Level 6


Desirable

  • Masters level qualification or evidence working towards/evidence of equivalent knowledge and experience to masters level


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of leading a team


Desirable

  • Leadership qualification


Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience of using nursing and/or midwifery safe staffing processes/tool


Desirable

  • Understanding of nursing and midwifery safe staffing tools


Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Address

North Tees - Cross site

Hardwick Road

Stockton-on-Tees

TS198PE

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