Senior Clinical Lead (Nursing/Midwifery)

Recruiter
Health Education Engla
Location
Victoria House, Cambridge
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
03 May 2021
Closes
07 May 2021
Ref
984-EOE-1-11962
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution.

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HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy's pregnancy at work scheme.

Job Title: Senior Clinical Lead (Nursing and Midwifery)

Employer: Health Education England

Location: Cambridge

Salary: NHS TCS 2020: Band 8b

Contract Type: Permanent

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution.

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy's pregnancy at work scheme.

Health Education England (East of England) is committed to supporting the development of the nursing and midwifery workforce to ensure that they can deliver the highest possible healthcare to patients and service users.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Clinical Lead to join the Health Education England (HEE) East of England Regional Nursing & Midwifery Team. The person we are looking for will need to have direct knowledge of the Nursing and Midwifery agenda and experience in working with organisations to increase the skills and numbers of the nursing and midwifery workforce.

You will become part of a dynamic team who are passionate and committed about supporting education and training, the 50k nursing expansion and transformation of the Nursing & Midwifery workforce across HEE East of England.

We would welcome applications from all branches of nursing and Midwifery.

As a Senior Clinical Lead, you will be responsible for delivery of an assigned nursing and midwifery portfolio of work and other teams within HEE, to deliver a programme of work which will include:
  • Expansion of the pre-registration undergraduate / postgraduate nursing and midwifery programmes
  • Supporting the reduction in attrition of pre-registration students
  • Supporting return to practice
  • Expansion of the nursing associate role
  • increasing the uptake of graduate nurse apprenticeships
  • Transformation of the maternity workforce
  • Expansion and retention of the Health Care Support Worker programme of work

Demonstrating your leadership, management and programme management skills you will manage and deliver multiple complex projects simultaneously in a rapidly evolving, political and high-pressure environment.

This role will be extremely varied; no two days will be the same. You will work on key strategic Nursing & Midwifery projects, aligned to the national agenda. You will work across defined Integrated Care Systems (ICS's) with a number of NHS organisations including NHS E/I and other providers. You will have the responsibility and the opportunity to work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders giving you a broad perspective both locally and nationally to enable you to develop your own skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with excellent leadership, project management and problem-solving skills, a strong track record of system change and is driven to achieve shared objectives through collaboration and supporting others. Working in partnership with key stakeholders internally and externally to lead, manage and develop people and processes in alignment with the NHS People Plan.

To be successful in this post we are looking for an applicant who has:
  • Extensive knowledge of specialist area acquired through postgraduate education or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of healthcare education and workforce issues.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project, programme monitoring and reporting.
  • Demonstrable track record of delivering and managing successful programmes.
  • Ability to work autonomously, flexibly and manage competing priorities.

Interview date: 18/05/2021

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 8b with a full-time starting salary of £53,168, with a pay step increase after 5 years' service. These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review.

If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience, we need then don't delay, apply today! We get lots of applications for our roles and so we sometimes have to close our posts early. Don't miss out!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Hatton, Deputy Regional Head of Nursing & Midwifery, sue.hatton@hee.nhs.uk, 07795664044

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Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Candidates are reminded that, if you are applying on a secondment basis, you must have agreement with your current manager that if successful you will be released for the period of the secondment.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

If you are successful at interview, then it is normal practice for our recruitment service to request your references as soon as possible and this may happen prior to you receiving a written offer letter.

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

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