Chief Nurse

06 Nov 2012
21 Nov 2012
Nursing Field
Job Type


At Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust we serve a growing population of 420,000 in East Surrey and North East West Sussex from our major site at East Surrey Hospital as well as others in the Region. This is an exciting opportunity to take on a high profile senior role and directly contribute to us achieving Foundation Trust status.

Focussed on the delivery of a high quality nursing and midwifery function, you will develop clinical strategies that lead to improved clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. At the same time, you will be an Executive member of the Trust Board, providing expert advice to the Chief Executive, Chairman and Board. You will also be instrumental in embedding integrated governance across the whole Trust.

You will come to us with recent experience as a Chief Nurse, or similar in a large acute hospital. Your excellent track record will include improving the patient experience and enhancing the service at a strategic level. Qualified to degree if not master’s level, you will bring broad knowledge of financial management and payment by results. Your leadership and Change Management skills will make you stand out.

For an informal discussion, please contact Michael Wilson – Chief Executive Officer via his PA on 01737 231817. To arrange an informal visit, please contact Yvonne Parker – Director of Human Resources via her PA on 01737 768511 ext 6191.

Please apply online at

Please quote reference: EXEC06-SR.

Closing date: 21st November 2012.

Committed to equal opportunities.



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