Head of Specialist Nursing

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for dedicated Head of Specialist Nursing to work in an exceptional hospital service based in the Lancashire area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This service is a building in the hospital grounds.

Your days will be varied and very rewarding.

You will be responsible for promoting excellence in clinical practice to deliver a high-quality person-centred service, which is dynamic, proactive, and responsive to health and social needs


*To be considered for this position you must be a Registered Nurse with a current active NMC Pin



As the Head of Specialist Nursing your key responsibilities include:

  • Provide a visible, accessible, and professional presence for colleagues, service users and their families in relation to the Specialist Nurses and community Matrons acting as professional lead for the service

  • Have overall responsibility for the safe and effective delivery of specialist clinical services within West Lancashire

  • Ensure care is person-centred and underpinned by evidence-based practice and continual knowledge and skills of colleagues

  • To manage and lead specialist nursing & community matrons ensuring integrated and multidisciplinary team working to deliver effective and timely care planning and case management for patients

  • Provide line management for senior clinical staff as required, providing supervision, appraisal, Professional Development Plans, and reviews to all direct reports

  • Support the implementation of new roles and extended clinical practice to modernise the service to benefit patients and their families

  • To actively engage and ensure integration with Primary Care Networks

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Be able to evidence continued professional development at degree or masters level

  • Proven experience of delivering specialist care in the community

  • Knowledge of CQC outcomes framework and the ability to apply it in different healthcare settings

  • Be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills

  • Experience in leading managers and other senior peers and ability to lead with care

  • You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e.

    Outlook, Word, and Excel

The successful Head of Specialist Nursing will receive an excellent salary up to £53,219 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • NHS pension

  • Laptop and Mobile enabling fantastic flexible working patterns that can help you lead a perfect work/life balance

  • MyWellness - a health and lifestyle platform covering mental health awareness and support, healthy recipes & activity challenges and access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters

  • Access to Reward Gateway - our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premium offers and discounts on practical spending at national supermarkets and well known retailers as well as special treats like Virgin Experience Days and Leisure Vouchers

Reference ID: 5328

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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