Clinical Lead Nurse in Employee Wellbeing Service
Grade: Band 8a
Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Lead Nurse in the Employee Wellbeing Service. Are you an experienced registered nurse with strong leadership skills who wants to grow and develop our service working with both the Trust and other contracts.
We are enthusiastic about the health and wellbeing of our staff and the impact this has upon the care and experience our patients receive.
This role will have a direct input in improving staff health and wellbeing. As the clinical lead , you will lead the team in health surveillance, health and wellbeing projects as well as health screening of new employees.
Main duties, responsibilities and results areas
- In collaboration with the Head of Service to lead the development of policies and procedures which follow evidence based practice. Undertake impact assessments as required.Evaluate the outcomes of policies and procedures, using audit where necessary, and lead the implementation of changes where necessary.
- Working with the Head of Service, be responsible for the roll out of national initiatives and standards produced by the Department of Health and other Government bodies.
- To ensure that clinical standards are recognised, updated, implemented and monitored and that clinical governance in the department is robust, recorded and monitored.
- To ensure that accurate and consistent data is entered by the nursing staff that can be monitored and reports produced to support performance management of the department and individual staff.
- To line manage nursing staff in accordance with organisational arrangements
- To recruit to nursing posts as required andensure induction and training for new entrants into these posts
- To attend Infection Control, Risk Management and Health & Safety Committees for the Trust as necessary, and undertake advisory work on behalf of these committees as necessary.
- Lead and supervise nursing staff in line with the NMC professional code of conduct.
- Provide professional advice and support to the Occupational Health advisers.
- Act as a Specialist Practitioner and be responsible for own caseload when required.
- Ensure clinical supervision of the Occupational Health Advisers within the department.
- Maintain up to date knowledge of Occupational Health issues within the NHS and ensure this reflects own practice.
- Contribute to the writing of articles in professional journals and Trust publications.
- Lead on devising health information and health surveillance documents for the Trust and particularly e-HR.
- Be responsible for ensuring nurse advisers maintain accurate records
- Offer support to relevant Trust projects, e.g. managing attendance, stress at work, risk management.
- Liaise with the nursing community within the employing Trust to ensure congruence with other nursing disciplines in terms of standards, training and development
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.
For further information, please contact Sue Kennard- Head of Service 020737747431
Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.