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Associate Director of Nursing

Band 8C

Main area
Surgical Services Divisional Management Team
Band 8C
37.5 hours per week
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Royal Cornwall Hospital
£56,665 to £69,168 pa
22/01/2018 23:59




The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is looking for an exceptional Senior Nurse to provide leadership across the Surgical Division both at Treliske, St Michaels and West Cornwall Hospital Sites.


This is a diverse and complex Division spread across 4 different Directorates covering 12 surgical specialties. These services are delivered by 1400 wte staff (661 wte relate to Nurse staffing), and an operating budget of £91million. The services span; 19 theatres, 6 wards 2 day case units, 1 oral surgery unit, 2 theatre admission units and Critical care facilities delivered in a 15 bedded combined ITU/HDU. In addition the division is responsible for a number of outpatient and ambulatory care services.


In light of that context the Divisions requires an individual with vision, energy and drive to deliver the challenging nursing agenda. The successful candidate will work closely with the Clinical Directors and Associate Director to lead on the strategic direction for the Division whilst leading the management of the day to day operational activity.


This is a senior role and requires someone with previous senior nurse experience, who is forward thinking and has evidence of implementing complex change within the acute sector.


This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week and will also be expected to contribute to the Trusts senior manager on call rota

Disability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact


Vicky Peverelle, Associate Director for Surgical Services, on 01872 253451.

If you have problems applying, contact

01872 252474