Chief Nurse

Executives / VSM

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Executive Management
Executives / VSM
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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£115,000 - £130,000 pa
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We are a large acute hospital trust providing a full range of general hospital services to people living in West Kent and East Sussex. Employing over 5000 staff we operate from two main sites, Tunbridge Wells (450 beds) and Maidstone (350 beds).  We also deliver services at a number of other locations across Kent as well as hosting the Kent Oncology Centre providing specialist cancer services to people across Kent and East Sussex.

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced nurse leader to be our next Chief Nurse and join our executive team as it continues on an ambitious programme of service and cultural transformation. This will ensure that Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust continues to deliver excellent, sustainable and innovative care to those it serves.

You will be responsible for the clinical and professional leadership and development of the nursing and midwifery workforce, pioneering the introduction of apprentice pathways and advanced practitioner roles. You will play an integral part in the transformation of services and culture of the trust, and as part of the evolving Kent & Medway STP as it develops integrated care pathways across acute and community settings.

You will be a strong, visible and compassionate leader who is able to inspire colleagues through your professional credibility and personal gravitas. An excellent team player, you will have significant experience of senior nurse leadership at director level gained within acute provider organisations with a track record of excellent patient care and staff engagement.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for details of the role and the skills, qualifications and experience required.

Closing Date:      Sunday 18th February 2018

Stakeholder Event & Interviews will be held on Monday 19th March 2018

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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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Miles Scott, Chief Executive
01622 226412

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