Deputy Chief Nursing Officer |Negotiable
Nursing & Care
General Nursing

Deputy Chief Nursing Officer

37.5 hours per week – Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm (some flexibility required)

Salary – Negotiable

Job Outline:

The Deputy Chief Nursing Officer will provide support to the CNO in providing clinical leadership to the Central London Hospitals to ensure excellent patient experience and outcomes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To undertake direct line management for defined areas.
  • To lead quality, patient experience and patient safety programmes to improve patient and consultant satisfaction.
  • To develop and lead service development programmes to meet business and clinical objectives.
  • To participate in workforce planning and the development of a high quality and effective nursing and midwifery recruitment and retention programme.
  • Lead on developments in new roles and new ways of working to ensure nursing practice follows best practice guidance and is at the forefront nationally and internationally.
  • To work with the service leads to ensure that the clinical requirements of patients are met within a framework of evidence based practice and cost efficiency.
  • To work closely with the Deputy CNO – Children’s Services to ensure a strategic approach to nursing is taken across adult and children’s services.
  • To deputise for the CNO as required.
  • Act as a role model for the service and representative of the hospitals, both internally, corporately and externally.
  • Act as the Adult Safeguarding Lead across the hospitals.
  • Lead project teams for service developments to create or improve patient pathways and services.
  • Support nursing and midwifery teams to be clinically effective and up to date, and responsive to patient requirements.

Skills & Experience Needed:

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Relevant post graduate qualification/s including degree level education.
  • Significant senior nursing and operational management experience in acute care settings.
  • Experience in leading successful change management and quality improvements.
  • Experience in developing business cases and leading implementation of new services.
  • Experience in adult safeguarding and managing the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act.
  • Critical Care Experience desirable.

If you are interested or would like to receive more information please contact me on 0208 364 9911 and choose option 4 and ask for Yasin Miah or email Yasin on

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