Head of In-Patient Unit Services

£45701 - £65706 per annum

Job description

Princess Alice Hospice

Head of In-Patient Unit Services

Salary: NHS Band 8a or 8b (£48,970 - £65,706)

Location: Esher, Surrey

37 hours per week, Monday to Friday (there may be some flexibility for the right candidate)

This is an exciting opportunity to join a respected organisation with an Outstanding CQC rating which delivers excellence in palliative care.

About you

We are looking for an exceptional senior clinical leader to become the new Head of In-Patient Unit Services. You will have excellent leadership skills with a strong clinical background, and ideally with experience of working in a ward setting. You will be passionate, and values driven with a natural intuition to provide true patient-centered care.

This role would suit individuals who have been working as a Senior Nurse, Modern Matron, Ward Manager, Clinical Lead Nurse/Clinical Nurse Manager, or a Nurse Specialist who looks to move into a single site role. Prior experience in palliative care is desirable but not essential.

About the role

You will ensure safe staffing is maintained with an effective workforce model in place. The role has key responsibilities in relation to governance across the unit and will work closely with colleagues in quality to ensure safe effective systems are in place to monitor and report on governance issues, including a focus on learning.

As Head of In-Patient Unit Services, you will be required demonstrate strong leadership abilities to proactively deliver the clinical services and wider organisational strategic objectives. You will also be responsible for the implementation of new service developments and initiatives. You will liaise closely with a range of both internal and external stakeholders.

This position offers the opportunity to build on and develop your expertise in a clinical and palliative care setting, in an organisation which is committed to continuous improvement, learning and development.

To apply

This is an urgent appointment, for further information please contact Will Worthington at Morgan Hunt Executive on 07884 696 980.

At Princess Alice Hospice we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that values diversity. We are fully committed to equality of opportunities, and we warmly welcome applications from all backgrounds and cultures. We are signed up to the Disability Confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Will Worthington
Principal Consultant - Executive Appointments
Charity Team / Professional Services Team
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