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Clinical Leader - Orthopaedic Theatre

Nuffield Health
Chester, Cheshire
Up to £45000 per annum
Closing date
25 May 2024

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Surgical Nursing
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Full Time
£40,000 - £50,000

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Clinical Leader - Orthopaedics Theatre

Nuffield Health Chester Hospital | Orthopaedics | Permanent contract | Full time | Includes weekend work

Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience

37.5 hours per week

As the UK's largest Healthcare Charity, we're offering you the chance to help shape the highest standards in patient care. Here, you'll have the time you need to role model good practice and develop your colleagues. We'll value your excellent communication skills and enthusiastic, forward-thinking approach. This is nursing as it should be.

As a Clinical Leader of Othropaedics at Nuffield Health Chester hospital, you're registered with the appropriate governing body and you have the relevant qualifications and experience, including HCPC, NMC.

As a Clinical Leader, part of your role will be:

  • To support the Clinical Head of Department with the management of the department, providing clinical leadership, shift management and appropriate delegation of work, encouraging strong performance, self-appraisal, continuing development and open and honest conversations.

  • Will manage and maintain your own team.

  • To deputise for the Clinical Head of Department (as required).

  • Co-ordinate activity and be responsible for patient care and safety

  • Be instrumental to the patient experience, ensuring seamless, personalised care

  • To take on additional responsibilities and extend scope of practice in accordance with patient, clinical and service needs eg. Trainer/Link Practitioner.

  • To contribute towards patient and clinical data reporting, submitting specialist data in response to internal, external and regulatory requests.

  • Work well with consultants who are experts in their field

  • To lead and promote governance activity, championing clinical effectiveness

  • and ensuring full compliance with Nuffield Health's Quality governance framework and national standards, e.g. CQC/HIW/HIS Regulation, fundamentals of care, professional standards and evidence-based guidelines.

  • To contribute towards the department's action and service development plans (in line with own role and sphere of practice).

  • To implement all policies and procedures across the department, role modelling clinical excellence and driving consistency, comprehension and compliance.

  • To identify resource requirements (pertaining to specialist area) and communicate these to the hospital's clinical leadership team, ensuring the delivery of a fit for purpose and clinically efficient service.

  • In partnership with Clinical Head of Department, to monitor the use of clinical resources (direct and indirect costs) within the department, ensuring clinical and resource efficiency.

  • Apply your knowledge and skills in assessment, care planning and delivery

  • Champion a supportive, enabling working culture on the ward, promoting staff safety

Helping you feel good.

We want you to love coming to work, feeling healthy, happy and valued. That's why we've developed a benefits package with you in mind. From free private healthcare and gym membership to our cycle to work scheme, expert financial advice and more. At Nuffield Health, we take care of what's important to you.

Chester, The Grosvenor Hospital

The Grosvenor Hospital has remained a leading hospital in Chester since 1975. We work within the heart of our community to deliver a comprehensive range of treatments and services delivered by our wonderful team of clinicians and support staff. Our hospital is a modern environment with a new theatre suite and day care unit and holds the highest standards for patient care where staff ratios are not compromised. Care delivered the way it should be.

Join Nuffield Health and create the future you want, today.

If you like what you see, why not start your application now? We consider applications as we receive them and reserve the right to close adverts early (for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications). So, it's a good idea to apply right away to ensure you're considered for this role.

It starts with you.


Today, we are Britain’s largest not for profit healthcare business. We reinvest all profit in our expert staff, our technology and our facilities, to provide accessible, innovative ways for people to get and stay healthy.

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