Lead Nurse

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Full Time
  • Salford, England

  • Published : 2022-11-13
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Job Description

  • Job Title Nursing
  • Salary 51,573 USD


Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced senior nurse to join the Division of Tertiary Medicine within Renal on a permanent basis.

Tertiary Medicine sits within Salford Care Organisation and encompasses several specialist services inclusive of Renal, Dermatology, Rheumatology Immunology and Hematology and Anticoagulation. As the Lead Nurse for Renal you will be expected to support a number of offsite facilities across Bolton, Wigan and Heywood.

Main duties of the job

1: To lead, plan, develop, monitor, and review the recruitment, deployment, and management of people, encompassing efficient and robust auditable process 

2: To lead on divisional, nursing, and patient safety and quality key performance indicators targets of 90% and above.

3: To have track record of leading on driving and implanting change

4: To lead on developing and maintaining communication with people on complex matters, issues, and ideas and/or in complex situations 

5: To lead on develop of oneself and the development of others 

6: To Lead on maintaining and developing an environment and culture that improves health, safety, and security.

7: To lead on appraising, interpreting, solutions and recommendations, suggestions to improve services.

8: Lead on improving quality within the service 

9: Lead on Promote equality and value diversity within the division 

10: Lead on Planning, delivery, and evaluation of interventions and or treatments when there are complex issues and/or serious illness. 

11: Leads on testing and reviewing new concepts, modes, and methods

12: To lead on developing and maintaining communication with people on complex matters, issues, and ideas and/or in complex situations 

13. To lead on and drive effective Job planning for your specialist nurse teams 

Working for our organisation

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated Outstanding by the CQC, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

As Lead Nurse for Renal in the Division of Tertiary Medicine, you will be an inspirational and collaborative nurse with experience of leading on and showcasing how you have implemented change successfully, whilst setting clear expectations of the key performance indicators contributing to patient safety within a supportive and autonomous culture in a fast-paced clinical environment. Leading and supporting your teams to move forward.

You will have the leadership drive, passion and ability, to enable your teams to develop and grow and problem solve and to take on board change. You will be expected to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be a strong professional role model leader for staff and can work autonomously and have a clear understanding of professional and current healthcare issues. Ideally you will also have previous experience in leading multi-site clinical environments or similar breath of experience

Renal Tertiary Medicine has a number of specialist nursing teams supporting the service inclusive of Vascular Access, Peritoneal Dialysis, Chronic Kidney Disease, Transplant and Live Donor

The role will require you to work closely with your inpatient ward, Renal Outpatient Department, The Specialist teams, Service, team and Clinical Leads for your area to ensure best care for our patients. The ideal Lead Nurse candidate will lead on being proactive and enthusiastic to lead on driving forward Renal Nursing and professional development in line with local, regional, and national priorities.

We are looking for colleagues who share our vision and passion for innovation in caring for people, who can help us to shape the future of healthcare and meet the constantly changing strategic needs of the division to lead on innovative and forward-thinking change management to improve patient care

You should have evidence of leading on operational and strategic management, including evidence of leading on change management and developing practice in line with Key performance indicators

You will work closely with a wide range of stakeholders across the health and social care economy. You must have as a minimum first level registration and a relevant first degree with recent continuing professional development including recognised evidence of master’s level study or equivalent experience relevant to the role.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

Person specification


Essential criteria

  • Registered Nurse, Diploma/BSC or clinical experience
  • Masters or equivalant
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience of Leading teams to drive change and maintain quality standards
  • Evidence of leading change management
  • Evidence of leading on maintaining Key performance Indicators
  • Nursing

    Essential criteria

  • Registered with NMC
  • Studied to BSC/Master level
  • Evidence of leading on driving change and quality
  • Driver's license
  • Desirable criteria

  • MSC
  • Substantial post registration experience of which proven years experience are at a senior level in nursing / midwifery

    Essential criteria

  • Registered Nurse, Diploma/BSC or clinical experience
  • Evidence of extensive expert professional knowledge supplemented by post reg. specialist managerial / leadership training and CPD
  • Effective communicator able to communicate highly complex and sensitive information
  • Evidence of persuasive and strong influencing skills and the ability to manage conflict
  • Evidence of effective people management and leadership skills
  • Proven record of leading and effectively managing change across organisations Evidence of relevant involvement in meeting the Trust clinical governance objectives Post basic qualification in management / leadership
  • verbal, face to face

    Essential criteria

  • Registered Nurse, Diploma/BSC or clinical experience
  • Desirable criteria

  • Evidence of leading teams to maintain quality standards
  • desirable

    Desirable criteria

  • Evidence of leading teams to drive change and maintain quality standards

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