We work closely with service users, carers and partner organisations, we’ve been able to make real improvements to our diverse range of services, from health and social care, right through to high secure provision. This passion to improve has been recognised by the CQC who have recently rated us “Good”.
Mersey Care’s vision and values drive our organisation and the way we work together to deliver services. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate during recruitment, and any subsequent employment with the Trust, that their behaviour supports our values of Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Respectfulness and Enthusiasm (CARE).
The CQC stated “It was clear that most staff across the organisation understood, and were committed to, the vision and values of the organisation. These were well communicated and the work to win both hearts and minds was apparent”.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and skilled clinician, to take on the role of Locality Governance Lead Nurse.
The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Governance & Quality team, supporting all Governance agendas, as well as maintaining an all-important clinical element to their role.
The post holder will work in collaboration with teams across the Locality supporting them with competency and skill set development, learning lessons from serious incidents and working closely with the Locality Senior Management Team to lead on all aspects of Patient Experience.
Candidates invited to interview will be asked to give a 10 minute presentation
on the following subject:
As a community division, pressure ulcers are our highest clinical risk. As Governance and Quality Practitioner, your role is integral in supporting the Division with its target to reduce the number of community acquired avoidable pressure ulcers. What strategies/ improvement methodologies would you utilise to support the Division in achieving this target?
Shortlisting is planned for 15th January 2019
Interviews are planned for 24th January 2019
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Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview.
We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a minimum amount of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.
DBS Update Service
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust expects that all post holders who require an enhanced DBS for their role subscribe to the DBS Update Service. You will be required to enrol for this service for a small annual fee of £13 per year and maintain registration.
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
For further information about how we handle personal data please refer to the GDPR Privacy Notice in the additional documentation section of this vacancy.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.
Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.