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Mental Health Inpatient Project Lead

Band 8a

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Secondment until January 2022
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
028-AC238-0919-B
Site
Capital Quarter 2, Tyndall Street
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£44,606 to £50,819 per annum
Closing
29/12/2019 23:59

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PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY NHS WALES.
THIS POST IS SECONDMENT UNTIL JANUARY 2022, OPEN TO STAFF CURRENTLY WORKING IN NHS WALES, TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.
We are looking for a Mental Health Inpatient Services Project Lead for who has experience managing projects/ programmes of work within NHS Wales to join the National Nurse Staffing Programme Team based in Cardiff.
The Nurse Staffing team supports the delivery and implementation of the All Wales Nurse Staffing Programme, which supports NHS Wales to fulfil the requirements of the Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act.
As the Mental Health Project Lead and a member of the Nurse Staffing programme team, the post holder will be responsible for identifying and managing the wider implications of the Nurse Staffing agenda, and co-ordinate activity at a strategic level. The role involves working with the All Wales Nurse Staffing Programme Manager, the Mental Health Inpatient work stream lead, work stream group and key stakeholders to develop and implement an evidence based workforce planning tool for use within Mental Health Inpatient services, as part of the overarching National Nurse Staffing Programme.
The post holder must possess the ability to manage and lead complex projects/programmes of work, plan and monitor work stream plans, present high level reports and communicate effectively with a range of audiences at local and national level. As the role involves working with nursing and management teams across Wales, the ability to engage with front line nursing teams and demonstrate sufficient insight and experience to be both credible and articulate, in dealing with the issues and challenges that arise is essential. Working with the work stream lead the post holder will be required to identify and provide professional advice on the evidence and concepts within nurse staffing, oversee technical support with design and implementation of methods and analytical validation of the tools and techniques deployed.
This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for you to join our friendly and supportive team. If you have great aspirations for nursing practice and want to work at a strategic level within NHS Wales to influence and support the All Wales Mental Health Inpatient work stream, as part of a National Nurse Staffing Programme, then we would like to hear from you. The successful applicant will receive a comprehensive induction period and access to a wealth of opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills.
The base for this post is initially Capital Quarter in Cardiff, however the programme team will be moving to Health Education and Improvement Wales during 2020 when the base will move to Nantgarw, Cardiff. As the Nurse Staffing Programme Team and supportive services are based in Cardiff the post holder will be required to attend their base at least 2 days a week and as this is a national post the post holder will be expected to travel across Wales on a regular basis.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh applicants are equally welcome to apply.
Closing date: 29th December 2019
For further details / informal visits contact: Joanna Doyle (All Wales Nurse Staffing Programme Manager) via email Joanna.doyle2@wales.nhs.uk or telephone on 07901568365.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanna Doyle (All Wales Nurse Staffing Programme Manager) via email Joanna.doyle2@wales.nhs.uk or telephone on 07901568365.



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