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Senior Nurse Learning Disability Directorate

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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Senior Manager
Learning Disability
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated registered nurse with extensive experience of working in learning disabilities services and providing leadership to clinical teams.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who wants to contribute to and shape the strategic direction for all Learning Disability Services There will be opportunities to lead on quality improvement initiatives, develop Trust policy which reflects national standards, deliver training and represent the Trust at senior stakeholder meetings.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Lead Nurse and Clinical Director. Regular supervision will be provided and opportunities for CPD actively promoted.

Main duties of the job

Be a visible and professional clinical leader with responsibility for day to day professional and operational responsibility for a number of community and inpatient areas across the ABUHB area.

Support the Lead Nurse, Clinical Director & Directorate Manager to assure high quality, effective and efficient patient services and will be line managed by the Lead Nurse Directorate Manager Learning Disabilities, with professional accountability to the Lead Nurse.

Play a pivotal role in developing and implementing key strategic, clinical and operational changes to services in line with service reviews.

Be responsible for the operational management of Learning Disability services within a defined area, developing the role of the team leaders and developing the roles within the multi-disciplinary teams.

Be responsible for ensuring that performance management is robust across their area of responsibility.

Assist with the strategic direction for all Learning Disability Services. With management team colleagues will lead in the development of strategic and operational frameworks for staff to practice within, in order to develop, maintain and evaluate systems and structures, which promote the rights responsibilities and diversities of people with a learning disability.

Lead on specific projects on behalf of the Directorate as agreed with the Clinical Director, Directorate Manager and Lead Nurse.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification Person specification Essential
  • Qualified RNLD/RNMH
  • Undertaken appropriate training in investigation methodology
  • Teaching qualification Leadership/ Management qualification
Experience Essential
  • Management and leadership experience in LD services in the NHS or equivalent.
  • Has experience of delivering clinical governance and performance management
  • Experience in the management of change
  • Experience of managing inpatient services and/or community teams.
Skills Desirable
  • Excellent presentation skills

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