Professional Development Manager, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust. Full time (PT from 10/09)
15 years’ experience co-ordinating and facilitating projects to support staff development in both clinical and professional development. This includes career development, clinical supervision, staff nurse development, matron development, action learning, vocational training for healthcare support staff and mentorship and assessment of learners in respect of the above programmes.
Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust: Improvement and Innovation Manager – secondment - Working with the quality and value unit to facilitate project and service improvements including the productive ward programme, enabling ward teams to apply lean principles to release more direct care time to deliver patient care.
Eight years’ experience delivering courses to develop work based assessors and mentors for development programmes, including assessment of NVQ assessors and verifiers in practice.
Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust: Support Nurse to Nurse Director.
Professional and general project support role to Nurse Director. Specific remit for preparing tender for bank & agency services; preparing the Trusts operational plan, clinical policy development and workforce planning.
Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust: Project Nurse, Resource Management. Implemented and evaluated the nursing modules of the Hospitals Integrated patient management system. Key functions included project management, training, module specification design and auditing of system.
NHS Walsall (formally Walsall Health Authority/TPCT): District Nurse. Team Leader responsible for caseload management, assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care. Mentoring and teaching students on placement.
South Birmingham Health Authority: District Nurse: role as above
South Birmingham Health Authority: Student District Nurse: 1 year training post
Central Birmingham Health Authority, QE Hospital: Senior Staff Nurse
Medical (Team leader. Care & management of patients with general medical and rheumatology conditions. Teaching and assessing students, junior staff)
Surgical (Care and management of patients with general surgical conditions. Special interest – colorectal nursing
Central Birmingham Health Authority, QE School of nursing – Student Nurse - 3 year training post.