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Job reference: 169484
Salary: Band 8B (£67,285 - £71,978)
Job closing date: 08/12/2023
Job Type: Senior Managers
Location: Golden Jubilee University National Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 16/11/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Golden Jubilee
Department: Nursing

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NHS Golden Jubilee has a unique place within NHS Scotland evolving from the NHS National Waiting Times Centre in 2002, we strive to be a world leading health institution delivering care through collaboration through high quality healthcare, research, and innovation for patients across Scotland.

We are looking for a new Head of Nursing for the Heart & Lung Division with the skills to both inspire and deliver as we seek to bring the very best patient care across our full portfolio of services.  The role of Head of Nursing requires a clinically credible practitioner with extensive nursing experience and current leadership and management experience. You will be able to role model compassionate, collaborative leadership with a strong commitment to supporting and developing others.

The post holder will join the Heart Lung and Diagnostics Division that delivers care for patients from the West of Scotland who have Cardiac, Cardiology and Thoracic care needs.  NHS Golden Jubilee is the home of the Scottish National Heart Transplant Centre, which is delivered within the HLD Division.

The post holder will be a key contributor in the delivery of safe, effective and person centred, compassionate care.  Key to your success will be your ability to develop and maintain constructive relationships with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical staff across NHS GJ.  Integral to this role will be providing professional leadership, management and advice to our nursing staff and other colleagues within the Division and to the wider hospital. 

Candidates will require to have a proven track record accompanied with experience in a senior professional nurse leadership role. You will have successful experience of managing patient safety, service improvement and quality. .  High level clinical and leadership credibility is a pre-requisite as are excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to think strategically and analytically, good influencing and negotiation skills alongside the ability to deliver change.

Candidates must hold current registration as a Nurse with the UK NMC and be educated to  degree level with evidence of postgraduate study , preferably a Masters qualification(or equivalent).

To arrange an informal discussion with Elaine Kettings Associate Nurse Director on 0141 951 5006 or Eleanor Lang, Associate Nurse Director Corporate  0141 951 5659 or email eleanor.lang @

Interview Date: Friday 26th January 2024

This vacancy may close early if a high volume of applications is received so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

NHS Golden Jubilee encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Job Pack.

Closing date: 30th November 2023

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