Head of Nursing

Opening Date:
14 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
10 Oct 2021
Salary Range:

Head of Nursing
£51,799 – £60,022 per annum

Buckinghamshire New University is an ambitious, modern university; one that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. Our staff combine the very best professional practice with inspirational teaching.

This is an exciting time to join the University, with our new University Strategy – Impact 2022 – and our revised values. The University is poised for the next phase in its development as we seek to develop our impact further, enrich the student experience through innovative and employment-focused education, and realign our professional services in support of our strategic aims.

As Head of Nursing at BNU you will join an established senior leadership team to provide strong leadership for nursing teams for all fields of Nursing, (adult, child, mental health and learning disability) and Nursing Associates to promote innovation in nurse education, enhance quality, and student experience.

You will lead, develop, and champion nursing; grow nursing programmes and enhance the nurse education. In the role of Head of Nursing you will make a significant contribution to Education, Professional Practice and research, develop high quality student centred academic programmes underpinned by academic scholarship (research, knowledge exchange and professional practice). You will strengthen the external profile for nursing at BNU for practice, education, innovation, research and enterprise, maintain and grow their own national profile in nursing in education, practice and /or research, enterprise and innovation.

For this role you will require current registration with the NMC as a nurse, you will be qualified to masters level in a relevant subject and be a highly skilled leader and manager. You will need to have extensive experience and be able to demonstrate depth of understanding of nurse education including current opportunities and challenges.

If you have the qualities and attributes representative of the University’s values and ambition, we would be delighted to hear from you.

What you can expect in return are excellent employment benefits including: training, development and research support, a generous holiday entitlement, contributory pension scheme, discounted gym membership and a range of staff discounts with major retailers.

For further information or an informal discussion about this role please contact Lisa Reynolds (Head of School) Lisa.Reynolds@bucks.ac.uk

All applications are to be made in full and online at https://jobs.bucks.ac.uk/vacancy/head-of-nursing-452116.html. The University operates an anonymised shortlisting process and therefore any uploaded CV’s or supporting documents must not include your name and personal details.

Closing Date: 10 October 2021

Interview Date: to be confirmed

At Bucks New University equality of opportunity and diversity is at the heart of all we do and fully integrated into our values. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone thrives and feels a sense of belonging. We are committed to diversity and welcome applications from different backgrounds and experiences.

Bucks New University is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process.

The University is also committed to achieving the Race Equality Charter.