We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and inspirational nurse leader to join the Offender Care Senior Team in the role of Lead Nurse, Offender Care.
You will be an exceptional nurse leader, with a proven track record in senior nursing roles and a passion for developing and advancing practice. You will demonstrate a commitment to the highest standards of care and patient experience, and the ability to lead improvement and innovation. You will have experience of leading multidisciplinary teams and managing change in a multi-faceted environment; preferably across offender health or comparable complex settings. You will demonstrate the ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
Leading a small team of Deputy Lead Nurses you will work closely with the Director of Nursing, Service Director and Clinical Director in order to deliver new innovative models of care, and develop high quality nurse led services in primary care and mental health, across all Offender Care settings. You will provide expert clinical and professional advice to the Offender Care senior management team and act as the service lead for safeguarding. As a highly skilled clinical leader you will engage with staff and stakeholders to promote continuous improvement in quality, safety and patient experience. You will take an active lead in the development and delivery of clinical and professional standards as well as the development of leadership capacity and capability.
The Lead Nurse will have a visible and credible presence across the whole service and the Trust. The role represents an excellent opportunity to work across a wide portfolio, including court liaison and diversion services, low secure inpatient settings and healthcare in prisons. Working with professional and service leads, external partners, staff and service users your role will be pivotal to taking forward the Offender Care transformation agenda, and to developing and promoting the speciality of offender healthcare.
The Directorate has services spanning London, Milton Keynes, Kent, Surrey and Winchester, although the job base is Central London, the post holder will spend a significant proportion of time travelling to services in each location.