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Head of Nursing - Emergency Village

Band 8b

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Band 8b
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Albert Edward Infirmary
£53,168 - £62,001 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
26/11/2020 23:59

Choose Well - Choose WWL


We are seeking a confident, dynamic, visionary nurse leader to lead our Emergency Village as Head of Nursing working 37.5 hours per week. 

Are you looking for a development opportunity with the ambition to progress your leadership career in WWL?

Our vision is to make a positive difference to people’s lives

Our values are safe, effective & caring

Our behaviours are to be collaborative, forward thinking, accountable, compassionate & respectful

Come and join us in the WWL way 4wards making a positive difference to people’s lives

The Head of Nursing post in the Emergency Village within Division of Medicine is an exciting new opportunity for a dynamic individual with excellent nursing and leadership skills to join our team and help us make positive differences to people’s lives.

It will appeal to anyone who thrives in an environment which is focused on building upon and continually improving quality, safety and patient experience, with energy and drive.

You will work closely with Divisional Director Of Nursing for Medicine in leading and supporting Matrons and Specialist Nurses to empower them to be the best they can be to ensure our patients receive the best possible care.

The Head of Nursing will be an integral member part of divisional management team. There is a specific focus on visible, accessible and strong clinical leadership; service quality and development; and the patient’s experience of safe, timely and effective care.

You will need to be a confident and collaborative leader who puts our patients at the centre of all decision making with a sound knowledge of the clinical governance agenda and a proven track record of embedding lessons learnt to improve outcomes .

Candidates must be able to participate in the Trust senior manager on call (SMOC) as required through the Trust on call rota.

The role will require you to work across all areas in the Trust which includes those that are designated as positive, asymptomatic and negative COVID wards.

Please note candidates will be required to present original qualifications for certificates at interview stage. 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sue Talbot-Crosby
Job title
Divisional Director of Nursing
Email address
Telephone number
01942 822806