Head of Nursing & Clinical Services

Care UK
Shepton Mallet
18 Jun 2019
09 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Patients are at the heart of what we do. We are a compassionate and collaborative clinical team based within a modern facility in picturesque Somerset. We are currently sourcing for a Head of Clinical Services. Whether you are local to the area or require assistance with relocation we’d love to hear from you. Care UK Treatment Centres are patient focused and work closely with local CCGs and NHS Trusts to reduce waiting times. Our Wards often evidence great nurse to patient ratios and Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has been rated Outstanding by CQC - putting it at the very top of the regulator’s quality ratings across England. At Care UK our unfaltering dedication to quality is something about which we are very proud; we constantly strive to do things better for our patients. This ethos has led to innovative, evidence based developments to our procedures and ongoing improvements to the patient experience. For those wishing to relocate to the area, scenic Wells, Frome and Bruton are but a stones throw away and all have fantastic rail links to London. Bath is also within a very comfortable commuting distance. With excellent state and independent schools nearby it’s also fantastic place to raise a family. About the role: Reporting to the Hospital Director, you will hold a key leadership and management role at a senior level and will be expected to provide specialist skills and knowledge to support the organisation and delivery of care to patients. You will provide clear and consistent leadership to all clinical staff ensuring that you maintain a visible presence across the centre. Working with the Operational Manager, you will also take responsibility for ensuring that budgetary and performance objectives are achieved. A little bit about you... We are looking for a Registered General Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner with extensive experience working at a senior level who has experience of leading multidisciplinary teams in the independent sector. You must be able to handle multi-faceted problems in a busy and fast moving environment, implement, manage and evaluate change as well as a commitment to teaching and development. The ideal candidate would have an astute commercial mindset and be committed to not only the growth of Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre but also the wider business. In return for your hard work you will receive… • A competitive package commensurate with experience, contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave per annum plus Bank Holidays • CPD and revalidation support • Clinical Development and Training Opportunities. • Care UK Perks including Cycle to Work Scheme and retail discounts • A generous relocation allowance for nurses looking to relocate to the area Other Information If you are shortlisted for interview, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for the role who will arrange a mutually agreeable time for you to attend the Treatment Centre. Should you wish to inquire informally or have any questions please contact Matt James, Head of Resourcing on matthew.james2@careuk.com in the first instance. Please note Care UK retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

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