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Deputy Director of Nursing
Cromwell Hospital London
A bit about us
Bupa is one of the most well-known and respected healthcare businesses in the world, because what we do matters. From our contact centres to our care homes; health and dental centres to our state of the art hospitals across all four corners of the globe, every part of our operations are dedicated to our purpose of helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. We pride ourselves on working with brilliant people who put our customers at the heart of everything they do.
About the area you’ll be working in
We’re an internationally recognised hospital located in the heart of Kensington, London. At the Cromwell Hospital we’re committed to providing the highest quality healthcare for our patients. We’re one of the preferred health care providers for leading consultants and for both international and local patients alike. We are continuously investing in standards and the technology to keep us at the forefront of clinical advancement.
What you'll be doing
In this role, you will act to ensure high quality and high value patient care is delivered throughout the Trust. You will be accountable to the Director of Nursing yet expected to work largely unsupervised and be able to credibly influence across a range of disciplines to the highest level internally and externally.
What’s a typical day?
You will deputise for the Director of Nursing across relevant portfolio areas and provide professional and visible clinical leadership which inspires, motivates and empowers nurses in all care settings. You will also act as a role model, exhibiting high levels of professional behaviour at all times and inform the nursing and midwifery strategic agenda with professional colleagues to ensure a consistent approach to patient care and nursing development across the organisation. You will develop communication, measurement and reporting systems for innovative work streams and work with the Head of Clinical Governance to develop and report on the Quality Account. Additionally, you will work in partnership with the senior team and positively influence the culture of nursing within the organisation, ensuring the profession has a strong voice in developing improvements for patient care.
Who we’re looking for?
Good basic education
Competent in written and oral English
Experience on a ward or outpatient setting
Assertive, articulate and polite.
Strong team player.
Good written and spoken English.
Strong communication skills inc:
Strong national clinical network and clinical engagement
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CPD calendar and webinars
Bupa Lecture Series: clinical lectures with external speakers held at academic institutions
BMJ and Open Athens journal access
Clinical Leadership development programmes
Florence Nightingale Foundation scholarships
Bupa Global Nurse scholarship, inc £10,000 to spend on your own CPD
NMC fees paid after 12 months service
Practical support with the revalidation process
What’s it like to work here?
As you’ll already know, we want people to ‘love working here’, so much so that’s it’s at the top of our agenda and something you’ll hear a lot about here at Bupa. We offer our people a great range of benefits, many of which are flexible and can be tailored to suit what’s most important to you. We’re a healthcare company so there’s a huge focus on our people’s health and wellbeing, supported by a healthy work-life balance and workplaces which are friendly, appealing spaces to support you to be at your best.
We’re an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity and welcomes everyone – all talents and backgrounds. Bupa strives to make sure that every applicant is assessed solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.