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Service Lead Nurse - RGN - Neurological Service

Job Type:
Nurse Manager, Band 7
East Midlands
Daventry, Northamptonshire
£46,000 per annum
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Service Lead Nurse - RGN - Neurological Service - Daventry, Northamptonshire - £46,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

We are currently looking for a highly experienced Service Lead Nurse ( RGN ) to join a Neurological Service in Daventry, Northamptonshire.

They are looking for a Service Lead Nurse ( RGN ) who can possess a flexible and creative problem solving ability, as well as having decision making ability, particularly in sensitive areas such as the allocation of funds or organising staff levels for a unit.

For this Service Lead Nurse role, you must also have adaptability and readiness to challenge existing practices and find alternatives

Ability to cope with pressure, stress and ongoing change in the form of new medical technology and treatments, policies, practices and reorganization

The benefits of  this Service Lead Nurse - RGN - Neurological Service role include:

  • A competitive salary
  • Up to a £5,000 Welcome Bonus
  • A variety of flexible working options
  • Career development
  • Support with your revalidation
  • Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Flexible benefits
  • Access to CPD
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and your birthday off

The Service Lead Nurse - RGN - Neurological Service role involves:

  • Managing clinical staff and ensuring key relationships with all professional staff who are part of the MDT
  • Managing the recruitment, selection, appraisal and development of staff
  • Overseeing the day-to-day management of your specific unit or a service area
  • Implementing new policies and directives
  • Liaising and negotiating with medical and non-medical staff internally (also at the most senior levels) and with people in external organisations, e.g. social services, external quality assessor
  • Gathering and analysing data and using it to plan and manage both projects and systems
  • Working towards ensuring quality and value for money for residents
  • Providing data through audits for quality assurance and monitoring purposes
  • Involved with setting budgets and maintaining finances within tight constraints
  • Planning and implementing service developmental changes to improve service delivery
  • Attending meetings, writing reports and delivering presentations to a variety of audiences
  • Being part of a meeting structure and representing the views of departments and teams
  • Handling communications and marketing in relation to your unit
  • Managing the environment, liaising with catering, cleaning and other central staff
  • Using computers to manage information and financial data and to analyse and measure performance
  • Maintaining supervision and appraisal systems to the standard of 100% compliance
  • Managing a 100% compliance agenda for training

To be successful as Service Lead Nurse - RGN - Neurological Service, you’ll need:

  • To be a Registered General Nurse
  • Leadership / general management qualification and/or experience
  • Experience of human resource management
  • Quality management aligned to health data management and finance management
  • Experience of working with residents requiring Tracheostomy care, and respiratory support through ventilator
  • Communication skills, both oral and written, as you will need to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and professional groups
  • Team working skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with others
  • Ability to cope with pressure, stress and ongoing change in the form of new medical technology and treatments, policies, practices and reorganization

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6966
Contact: Harry Ellis

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