Head of Nursing

  • Job Reference: 6862960
  • Date Posted: 12 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Contract Requirement

Head of Nursing

Venn Group is currently working with a busy NHS organisation based in London who are looking for an experienced Head of Nursing to join their team on an interim basis.

Start date: ASAP
Contract Length: 3 months

The successful Head of Nursing will be responsible for:

  • Providing and implementing an integrated approach to risk management at the organisation
  • Identify trends and report the relevant findings to a quarterly Clinical Governance Committee
  • Aiding overall development, implementation and review of procedures in relation to complaints, concerns, comments and compliments to ensure patients, services users and carers get to ensure the best possible outcome
  • Assuring clinical teams performance against standards, supporting teams to improve where necessary, and developing systems of peer review and support
  • Delivering a high level of patient care, providing leadership, focus, direction and empowerment to nurses and other clinical staff to ensure they are able to work to their highest potential
  • Delivering objectives of the Nursing Strategy as well as evaluating and reporting relevant progress on a monthly basis


It is essential that the successful Head of Nursing has:

  • Current Registered Nurse
  • Senior Mental Health nurse experience in an NHS Trust
  • Experience of leading both a nursing and quality portfolio from a management stance
  • Experience of working in a clinical or management position in mental health


To apply for this role or to find out about other Healthcare Risk & Governance jobs, please contact Ben Bruce-Smith or Natalie Murton on the London Healthcare Risk and Governance Recruitment team on 020 7557 7667 or bbsmith@venngroup.com