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Clinical Site Manager - Internal Only

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
Secondment: 6 months
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Furness General Hospital
Barrow in Furness
£38,890 - £44,503 £37,570 - £43,772 per annum
Salary period
25/07/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your clinical leadership skills, and work alongside a very supportive and dynamic team? Are you highly motivated, self-directed and able to work in a high profile role that has continued opportunities to learn more about patient pathways in medicine and in surgery?

Furness general Hospital is looking to expand it's Clinical Site Management Team. The post will be to cover a 24 hour, 7 days a week service and will include, day, night and twilight shifts. It will provide a fantastic opportunity for an individual to work closely with all Divisions to ensure that potential breaches of the 4 hour operational standard, upholding the Trust position of ‘zero tolerance’ for non-clinical reasons done so in line with the Trusts Nursing & Midwifery Strategy and will play a fundamental role in the division’s vision for consistent delivery of safe and high quality patient care in a timely manner.

Main duties of the job

You will be required to have a good understanding of both patient flow and site management and will have the clinical expertise to safely expedite discharges whilst ensuring that the clinical areas are supported on a 24 hour basis.

The CSM holds a high level of decision making authority and will be the first point of contact for all external enquiries, near misses and serious untoward incidents.
You will bring enthusiasm, energy and utilising lateral thinking skills when required.

The post requires demonstrable high level of clinical acumen in order to support fellow clinicians and support services in a hospital setting alongside evidence of ability to think on your feet. manage. The post offers excellent opportunities for career development in NHS .

 The post holder will oversee the clinical and operational management of the hospital, ensuring that patients are cared for in a governed, safe environment. 

Working for our organisation

We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.



Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Person specification

Educatioin & Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of recent professional development
  • Post registration teaching qualification
  • Specialist training and short courses specific to role
  • Leadership certificate
  • Accredited diploma/certificate in advanced clinical assessment
Desirable criteria
  • Degree level studies in clinical assessment or NP degree
  • Non-Medical Prescriber


Essential criteria
  • Management or leadership experience at Band 6 or above
  • Audit experience
Desirable criteria
  • Working with social services
  • Partnership working with Primary care

Skills , Ability & Knowldege

Essential criteria
  • Post registration teaching qualification
  • Detailed knowledge of current policy and issues in nursing and the wider NHS
  • Working within a political context

Non Medical prescriber

Desirable criteria
  • Undertaken non medical prescribing
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ian Holroyd
Job title
Matron - Patient Flow
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Mobile: 07970671209

 or hilary.birch@mbht.nhs.uk