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Associate Nurse Director

Associate Nurse Director

Pay scheme: Agenda for change

Band: Band 8c

Salary: £65,664 to £75,874 a year per annum

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number: 376-RCG-0152

Job locations

Swallownest Court

Aughton Road


S26 4TH

Are you looking for a challenge? can you demonstrate a high level of clinical and leadership skills? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, ambitious, and inspirational leader that has extensive clinical knowledge and expertise to lead the diverse quality agenda across the Rotherham Care Group.

As the Associate Nurse Director you will proactively lead dedicated workstreams across inpatient and community services, whilst working alongside the Care Group Director and wider senior leadership team.

Your work will incorporate working alongside the Executive Leadership Team and other Associate Nurse Directors to ensure Rotherham clinical services have a clear and influencing voice across the organisation. You will also actively lead specific workstreams across the Trust. You will be an experienced senior nurse with leadership skills who has an understanding of leading a range of services across a complex commissioning and partnership landscape, you will have the ability to communicate at all levels including providing high quality reports as required.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact: Julie Thornton, Rotherham Care Group Director on 01709 447295. Or for an informal conversation, Michaela Bateman, Associate Nurse Director (retiring) on 01709 447447.

If your application for this position is shortlisted, the interview process will consist of a 30-minute staff engagement assessment session and an interview, this will take place on 3rd August 2022.

Main duties of the job

The Associate Nurse Director will assume the role of the senior nurse in the Care Group and will provide the nurse leadership for all operational services. The Associate Nurse Director will provide expert, clinical advice to others in the Care Group and will provide professional nursing advice to the Care Group Director in relation to nursing practice and standards.

The Associate Nurse Director is professionally accountable for the delivery of high-quality standards of care and service delivery within the Care Group.

The Associate Nurse Director is professionally responsible and accountable for the development of clinical services within the Care Group.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the post holder will lead the development and delivery of safe, excellent and reliable services across the care group. The Associate Nurse Director will be accountable for maintaining the standards of care in the Care Group and will be professionally accountable to the Executive Director of Nursing and AHPs in this.

About us

To see what it’s like to work at RDASH - Watch our video here

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) employ around 3700 talented colleagues who are very much appreciated, valued, and respected.

We have a wide portfolio which includes mental health, physical health, learning disability and drug and alcohol services.

We are passionate about enhancing the quality of our service and we work hard to attract and select the right colleagues for our organisation. Our goal is to employ those who share our passion for providing first class care while remaining committed to our vision and values.

To find out more about working for RDaSH and the fantastic benefits we offer visit our website:

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached job description and person specification to view the full details about the role.

To see what it’s like to be part of Rotherham Care Group - Watch our video here

Person Specification



  • oRegistered Nursing qualification, evidence of on-going registration and leadership experience
  • Health Professional Qualification and registration
  • Evidence of credible continuing professional development
  • Post graduate level qualification in management/leadership or can demonstrate an equivalent level of knowledge.



  • Masters / Doctorate level knowledge or demonstrable consolidated experience that equates to Masters / Doctorate level knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of current NHS national and strategic policy
  • Knowledge and understanding of legislation and policy relating to clinical practice and quality

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Associate Nurse Director

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Rotherham, UK
Doncaster, UK
North Yorkshire, UK
£65,664 to £75,874 a year per annum

Published on 27 Jun 2022

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