Job title Head of Inpatient Unit
Hours 37.5 hours per week
Salary £50,086 – £52,723 per annum
Location Wildwood Drive, Worcester WR5 2QT
We have a fantastic opportunity to join the St Richard’s Leadership team as our Head of Inpatient Unit.
With experience of managing large teams the post holder will have a pivotal role leading and managing the Inpatient clinical services, improving patient outcomes, working effectively across the Inpatient Unit and wider hospice team, to positively influence the experience of patients, their families and staff.
The Head of Inpatient Unit will have responsibilities in five main areas of work, including, clinical, leadership & managerial, education, service development/quality improvement and financial.
The purpose of the Inpatient Unit (IPU) is to deliver exceptional compassionate specialist palliative care to adult patients, their carers and those significant to them within a culture that is positive and professional putting patient’s needs at the heart.
This post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
The successful applicant will be a registered nurse (Adult) on the NMC register be educated to degree level and clear evidence of post graduate professional development. In addition to substantial management and leadership experience of a large team and a recognised management leadership qualification.
You will have demonstrable people management skills, with the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships, with experience of nurturing a culture of continuous learning and staff development.
This is an exciting opportunity to enhance and develop your leadership skills and experience in a clinical operational leadership role in an organisation that is passionate about providing exceptional patient care.
For full details of this role please see the job description and person specification.
What we offer
We offer a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits including;
- Fantastic team where everyone is welcomed and empowered to give their best
- Supportive management – keen to develop you
- Generous annual leave (seven weeks including bank holidays)
- Benenden Healthcare offering diagnosis, treatment, 24/7 GP and mental health advice lines, discounts etc.
- Opportunities for flexible working
- Family friendly policies
- Fabulous subsidised on-site café
- Pension scheme and opportunity to continue NHS pension for clinical staff
- Free Will writing service
Find out more
If you would like to find out more information, or to arrange an informal visit to the hospice, please contact:
Closing date Monday 8th January 2024
Interview date Wednesday 17th January 2024
Job Reference 3067