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Deputy Director of Nursing for Workforce and Strategy

Employer
North Bristol NHS Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8B
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Chief Nursing Officer team for a part time Deputy Director of Nursing for Workforce and Strategy on a 12-month secondment/fixed term basis. We are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious, knowledgeable senior nurse who will support the Director of Nursing to help us achieve our ambitions as set out through the North Bristol NHS Long Term People Plan. Your inclusive leadership style will influence key workforce portfolios such as developing the pathway to nursing, lead on safer staffing and lead on Trustwide projects, plans and policies that support nursing and midwifery planning and delivery. The post holder will have a key role in the organisation in developing and maintaining a sustainable nursing and midwifery workforce for the future.

Main duties of the job

Support the strategic delivery of the nursing and midwifery workforce programme and strategy across the Trust. Using sound professional judgement to interpret national, regional and local policy.

Work with the workforce, talent acquisition, apprenticeship team and professional colleagues to ensure there is a robust pathway to nursing and midwifery plan which is aligned to the Trust's Long Term Workforce Plan. Be a credible voice in this field and engage in an open and supportive way with key stakeholders, such as the Divisional leads to drive improvements in the workforce metrics and safer staffing.

Support regular analysis and interpretation of workforce data and ensure compliance with safer staffing national guidance through close monitoring of key metrics and policy. The role is crucial for creating and maintaining focus, enthusiasm and momentum for the safe staffing improvement programmes across the Trust and will contribute to Board reporting on such matters.

Undertake bi-annual nursing establishment reviews using Safer Nursing Care Tools (SNCT), identify key recommendations leading to measurable improvements to patient care.

The post holder will be responsible to the CNO Director of Nursing for Workforce, Education & Strategy and will be expected to demonstrate strong professional clinical leadership and role model NBT values. Working closely with the CNO Director of Nursing contribute to the development and review of the Trusts and CNO Workforce Strategy.

About us

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised center of excellence in a range of services and major specialties. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.

North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The purpose of this role is to support the Chief Nursing Office in the delivery of its objectives through the application / demonstration of Nursing and Midwifery workforce, governance and operational management knowledge on the key workforce priorities, aligned to the North Bristol NHS Long Term Workforce Plan and national strategy.

The Deputy Director of Nursing for Workforce and Strategy will be responsible for the strategic delivery of the nursing and midwifery workforce programme and strategy across the Trust. The role will support the delivery of key projects through engagement and senior leadership. The post holder will be a credible voice in its field and engage in an open and supportive way with key stakeholders, such as the Divisional leads to drive improvements in the workforce metrics and safer staffing. They will provide credible challenge for improvement, share meaningful best practice with internal teams and support the future strategy.

A key objective of the post is to ensure compliance with safer staffing national guidance through close monitoring of key metrics and policy. The role is crucial for creating and maintaining focus, enthusiasm and momentum for the safe staffing improvement programmes across the Trust and will contribute to Board reporting on such matters.

The post holder will be responsible to the CNO Director of Nursing for Workforce, Education & Strategy and will be expected to demonstrate strong professional clinical leadership and role model NBT values.

The post holder will support the Director of Nursing and the Associate Director Nursing Workforce Recovery, to continually improve our safer staffing processes by ensuring policy management, development of Board reports and assist with the implementation of Trust and national initiatives. As such, the post holder must have a comprehensive knowledge of both existing and new clinical staffing models across nursing and midwifery, such as the Safer Nursing Care Tool (SNCT) or the BirthRate Plus tool and be confident presenting both within the Trust and to external stakeholders.

The post holder is responsible for the integrity and coherence of their defined projects and will develop and maintain action plans to support each individual project in conjunction with the Director of Nursing. The post holder will also be expected to lead daily staffing meetings.

Person Specification

Education/Training/Qualifications

Essential

  • Education/Training/Qualifications


Desirable

  • Education/Training/Qualifications


Work Experience

Essential

  • Work Experience


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Essential

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


Personal Qualities/Special Circumstances

Essential

  • Personal Qualities/Special Circumstances


Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust

Address

Southmead Hospital

Bristol

BS10 5NB

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