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Head of Nursing, Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

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Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
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Looking to transform your career with a Trust offering unique opportunities…. Join us in our journey of improving together at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Lewisham and Greenwich (LGT) NHS Trust are undergoing real transformational change, a journey of improving together; not just to our processes but to our culture and values as well. Listening to our staff we have recognized the need for a real change and to invest in the future of our Trust and its staff. As part of this, we are investing in our management team to create a number of opportunities for leaders to join us in delivering real change to our local community.

In line with our journey of improving together, we are strengthening our leadership teams and have exciting opportunities for a number of Heads of Nursing, to work within Medicine & Community, Medicine, Surgery & Cancer, Women’s, Children & Sexual Health and Acute Paediatrics.

The Heads of Nursing within Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, are focused on the day-to-day delivery of high standard patient care across integrated care pathways and services, delivered across the Trust including community.

Supporting the Divisional Director of Nursing and senior managers, the Heads of Nursing will be responsible for:

• Implementing the Transformational Change Programme and revolutionising the way LGT work.
• Delivery of corporate nursing or midwifery development programme including retention, measuring and improving standards of care and patient experience.
• Budget management.
• Providing clear and concise leadership frameworks to the division.
• Driving quality and service improvement projects and ensuring that patient care is delivered with care and compassion to a high standard.

Working as part of a dedicated, diverse and friendly team you will have the training and opportunities for development as we continue our journey of improving together. The employees at LGT work together in a rare way; demonstrating a team spirit with unmatched determination.

The ideal candidate will bring drive and fresh ideas to the Trust and share the same passion as we do for the highest standard of patient care. We are looking for a qualified nurse (or equivalent), with strong operational leadership within Healthcare. The Heads of Nursing will be forward thinking, adaptive and possess strong governance and budget management experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to patient care and to play a pivotal part in the journey of improving together at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. As part of our ambitious leadership investment programme, we are committed to building a strong, sustainable and well-governed organisation.

The Trust comprises of 2 Acute Hospitals as well as Community Services, with staff who are personally invested and determined to see its future success. This is an exciting time for anyone joining the business as you will get to lead and be a part of the change.

Click on Apply Now to be directed to the Trust careers website and complete your application online.

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