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Enfield Community Health Head of Nursing

Band 8c

Main area
Band 8c
37.5 hours per week
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Enfield community
£66,520 - £77,340 p.a. including outer London weighting
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Barnet Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust, providing both mental health and community services, is an organisation that is going places!

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​

There isn’t a better time to join our Trust!

Enfield Community Services (a division of Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust) has embarked on an ambitious new phase of growth, innovation and development. As well as expanding the services we deliver and invest in mobile working solutions, we are actively exploring new ways of working and delivering our services with a greater focus upon integrated pathways, continuous quality improvement and providing services closer to home.

This post has been created to strengthen our new divisional structure for community services and will provide an opportunity for the successful candidate to work innovatively with our staff, our partners and commissioners to transform services to meet the challenges of an evolving NHS as well as being the out of hospital provider of choice.

The post holder will use their expertise to foster new ways of collaboration working across health and social care to develop integrated care pathways aimed at transforming services and improving outcomes for patients.

You will need to be creative and flexible and you will participate in the future development of the Trust.

If you have the skills, experience and drive to develop and take our plans forward, you will be offered a competitive salary, a range of staff benefits, including several salary sacrifice schemes and access to excellent career development and training.

The Trust is committed to staff wellbeing and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

About the Trust, and Enfield Community Health

BEH is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a range of services for young people, adults and older people. This includes a full range of adult community health services and some child health services.

The successful candidate appointed to the role of Head of Nursing (HN) will work in partnership with the Managing Director and the divisions leadership team to ensure the effective and safe management of the division. This will include supporting the development of new partnerships, pathways and service models.

As a key member of the Enfield Community Services leadership team the successful applicant will ensure effective integration of nursing and clinical governance throughout the Division whilst leading on the development of nursing policies, implementing evidence based practice and contributing further to the knowledge base by evaluation of practice and the implementation of innovation.

In this role you would be expected to have an overview of quality across the services, reporting on learning from serious untoward incidents and complaints to the Division and leading in the improvement of the patient experience.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to deliver in this role, as well as sharing the values of our Trust, then we would welcome your application.

Please note, previous applicants need not apply.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

 If you would like further information about the role please contact Helen Smart, Transformation Consultant at



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