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Deputy Head of Nursing

Band 8b

Main area
Croydon and Behavioural and Developmental Psychiatry
Band 8b
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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River House, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BX
£53,906 - £64,628 per annum inc
20/11/2018 23:59

The Croydon and Behavioural and Developmental Psychiatry Operational Directorate are offering an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Head of Nursing Forensic and Offender Health. We are particularly interested in hearing from positive, dynamic and enthusiastic applicants who enjoy participating in a range of governance and quality improvement activities with staff and patients.

The successful candidate will work with the Head of Nursing and Quality  to drive the programme for quality and professional standard across the Forensic Offender Health Pathway ensuring that the delivery of consistently high quality care consistent with the CQC fundamental standards, Safeguarding principles, trust values and the trust and operational directorate strategic objectives. 

The post holder will have delegated responsibility for the quality of nursing across the Forensic Offender Health services and will work within agreed objectives, targets, quality standards, controls and resource constraints.

The successful candidate will have exceptional communication, motivational and influencing skills being able to influence and encourage teams to work across organisational boundaries whilst holding patient care at the heart of their work.

The candidate will need to be passionate about the delivery of high quality patient care and have extensive experience in leadership. The post holder will be a ‘self-starter’ and be able to work autonomously as well as part of a multi professional team.

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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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Julie Heyward on 07794563169

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