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Head of Service – Ormskirk – Nursing

We are currently looking for a Head of Service to join our client in Ormskirk.

As a successful Head of Service, you will be joining the Integrated Urgent Community Response Service (IUCRS), which is an exciting new service that will be responsible for delivering the NHS England National 2-hour Urgent response standard as well as intermediate care and community IV therapy.

The service will respond to the crisis needs of patients in their own homes, including nursing and residential care homes, to prevent avoidable hospital admissions to hospital.
As Head of Service, you will provide vision and professional clinical leadership to the IUCRS in West Lancashire and will line manage the nursing, therapy, and support staff.

As a Head of Service – Nursing you will benefit from:

  • £47,126 – £53,219 per annum
  • Access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills
  • Opportunity to join a rewarding and supportive team
  • Laptop and Mobile provided – enabling flexible working patterns that can help you lead a perfect work/life balance
  • Access to a health and lifestyle platform covering mental health awareness and support, healthy recipes & activity challenges
  • Access to a staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premium offers and discounts on practical spending at national supermarkets, and well-known retailers as well as special treats like Experience Days and Leisure Vouchers 

What will you be doing as a Head of Service – Nursing?

  • You will provide a visible, accessible, and professional presence for colleagues, service users and their families in relation to the IUCRS and will act as professional lead for the service
  • You will have overall responsibility for the safe and effective delivery of clinical services within IUCRS in West Lancashire
  • You will ensure care is person-centred and underpinned by evidence-based practice and continual knowledge and skills of colleagues
  • You will provide line management responsibility for members of the IUCRS and senior clinical staff as required, providing supervision, appraisal, Professional Development Plans, and reviews to all direct reports
  • Ensure that staffing grade and numbers are appropriate to ensure the best possible clinical care and by adjusting skill mix and numbers to provide safe, effective levels of care
  • You will select and support others to develop clinical leadership and agree a system of delegated responsibility for direct reports and other staff

Essential requirements of this Head of Service – Nursing role:

  • Registered Nurse with valid NMC registration
  • Evidence of continued professional development at degree or masters level
  • Evidence of proven clinical leadership and operational management
  • Proven track record of delivering robust governance structures to deliver safe and effective patient care
  • Proven experience of delivering care in the community including urgent response, crisis management, ambulatory care, intermediate care
  • Knowledge of CQC outcomes framework and the ability to apply it in different healthcare settings
  • Experience of undertaking audits and analysing results
  • Good working knowledge of the NHS and understanding of government policy
  • The legal right to work in the UK

Head of Service – Ormskirk – Nursing

Job details
Sector: Healthcare
Location: Ormskirk
Salary: £47,126 - £53,219 pa
Type: Permanent