Assistant Divisional Nurse Manager (X2)

NHS Highland

  • Sector: Medical, Dental and Health Care
  • Specialism: Nursing
  • Location: Inverness
  • £40,428 to £48,514 per annum GBP 40428
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: IM10_16_160

FULL TIME – 37.5 hours per week
Salary Scale - £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen due to an existing vacancy and retiral at the end of this year, for two Assistant Divisional Nurse Managers to join the team of Senior Nurses at Raigmore Hospital.
Working in either the Medical or Surgical Division the postholders will assume operational responsibility across both divisions on a regular basis. Each will also have a portfolio of Specialist Nurses to support, manage and develop. It is expected that approximately 50% of time will be undertaken in the clinical environment supporting ward teams to maintain Quality standards in line with national guidance.
Successful applicants must be a Registered Nurse and possess recent acute clinical experience, have knowledge of Quality Improvement methodologies, excellent communication skills, and a passion for delivery of high quality person centred care. It is essential for applicants to have 5 years experience at Band 7 level, and be educated to degree level. Candidates must possess a leadership qualification or be able to demonstrate leadership / management skills. Experience of improvement methodology is also desirable.
The City of Inverness is the Capital of the Highlands and enjoys a lifestyle and environment only dreamt of in other parts of the country. Raigmore Hospital is the principal District General Hospital of the Highlands with 454 beds and a catchment area of almost 10,000 square miles covering the entire Scottish Highlands with a population of approx. 300,000. The hospital covers all specialties and is a training hospital for nursing, medical and AHP staff in association with Stirling, Aberdeen and Dundee Universities. It is a Regional Cancer Centre and is sited on a campus along with the innovative Centre for Health Science. Outreach services are provided from this District General Hospital in Inverness to many sites across Northern Highlands and to both the Western Isles and Orkney.
Informal enquiries are welcome to Evelyn Gray, Medical Divisional Nurse Manager, 01463 705089, bleep 1101, or, William Craig-MacLeman, Surgical Divisional Nurse Manager, 01463 705153, bleep 2156,
Application Form and Job Description are available from and to be returned to e-mail or from our web address or by calling 01463 705527. Return postal address is John Dewar Building, Highlander Way, Inverness Business & Retail Park, Inverness, Inverness-shire IV2 7GE
Please quote reference: IM10_16_160
Closing date for completed applications: 28th October 2016 at 12.00pm
Interviews will take place: 11th November 2016

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