Presentation on theme: "Leading Care: Ward Sisters and Charge Nurses"— Presentation transcript:
1 Leading Care: Ward Sisters and Charge Nurses Brendan McGrathAssistant Director of NursingWHSCT
2 Development of Ward Sister/Charge Nurse Roles Leadership Development activities in legacy TrustsLocal and Commercial designsFocused on experienced Ward Sisters/Charge NursesPoor monitoring of application of learning to practice and changes in behaviourLimited formal support for new Ward Sisters/Charge NursesNo serious consideration of succession planning
3 Leadership Development activities in legacy Trusts CNLP (DHSSPS/BMC)MDODRCN Clinical LeadershipLEOTrust programmes with internal and external speakersLeadership symposiums
4 Succession Planning….Recruitment challenges for Ward Sisters/Charge Nurse rolesPartnership with HRFormal programme – Band 5 and 6.Programme incorporated KSF and LQFECG Funded and NIPEC QA applied3 Cohorts complete - No.50Measures of success
5 Induction… Developed in 2008 Newly appointed to Band 7 and 8 roles 8 days – over 6 monthsLQF frameworkLeadership and management focus
6 Staff Nurse Development… Initiated in 2006 – Foyle legacy – now Trust-wideBand 5 Nurses6 day programme – 6 weeksPersonal effectiveness within TeamsDelivered by NEDC and MDODInput from Trust speakersPositive evaluation – participants and managersMentorship Preparation
7 The Role of the Ward Sister/Charge Nurse Clinical ExperienceSister v ManagerRespect for colleaguesIncrease in paperworkFrustration – not in controlStaffing levels and skill mixCommunicationHospital Cleanliness
8 Leading Care: Ward Sister Charge Nurse Regional Project Aim of the ProjectTo create a dynamic role which empowers ward managers to:participate in the delivery of the organisation’s objectivesmaintain and monitor a safe and effective environmentimprove and enhance the patient and client experiencemanage and develop the performance of their team.
9 Trust Project Officers Trust Reference Groups Project SupportProject GroupsSteering GroupNIPEC Project LeadBronagh ScottWorking GroupNIPEC Project LeadBrendan McGrathNIPEC Senior Professional Officer sSubgroup 1Subgroup 2Subgroup 3Moira Logan(Ward Managers all Trusts & areas of practice)Olivia McManus(Ward Managers all Trusts & areas of practice)Michelle McCartan(Ward Managers all Trusts & areas of practice)NIPEC Professional Officer & Project Lead &Trust ADNsTrust Project OfficersTrust ADNs & Project OfficersTrust Reference Groups9
10 Leading Care: Ward Sister/Charge Nurse Regional Project Project Outputs – 3 Work streamsAgreeRoleTitleCompetencyProfileInductionto roleand CPDSuccessionPlanningPathwayGenericJobDescriptionKSFPostOutlineConsultation via Trust Stakeholder Groups
12 The Way Forward…Leading Care: Consultation feedback and RecommendationsOptions available to TrustsInvestment to enable 20% Release of TimeRegional development opportunitiesLocal development activitiesResources available to support this programme of work
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