Clinical Paediatric Nurse Lead

Hybrid between Bolton HQ and community as per the requirements of the role


Role Type: Permanent                             Hours per week  37.5 mainly Monday to Friday

Salary: £39,000

Lagan’s Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families of children with complex health needs, particularly focusing on infants and young children with congenital heart defects. Our mission is to provide comprehensive care, support, and resources to these families to enhance the quality of life for both the child and their caregivers.

Position Type

Full Time




£31,000 - £45,000 (FTE)

Job Description

We are excited to invite the right candidate to join our amazing and inspirational award-winning team to help grow and reach new regions across the NW and then the UK in line with our growth strategy.


The Opportunity

We are seeking a passionate and experienced Clinical Paediatric Nurse Lead to join our team at Lagan’s Foundation. The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing the clinical operations, ensuring the delivery of high-quality paediatric nursing care, and providing leadership to our nursing staff.


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Clinical Oversight: Provide clinical leadership and expertise in paediatric nursing care, ensuring adherence to best practices, protocols, and standards of care.
  2. Staff Management: Supervise and mentor nursing staff, including recruitment, training, performance evaluation, and professional development.
  3. Patient Care Coordination: Collaborate with healthcare professionals, including physicians, therapists, and social workers, to coordinate comprehensive care plans for paediatric patients with complex medical needs.
  4. Quality Improvement: Monitor and evaluate clinical processes and outcomes, identifying areas for improvement and implementing quality improvement initiatives.
  5. Family Support: Offer support and guidance to families of children with complex medical conditions, ensuring their needs and concerns are addressed effectively.
  6. Administrative Duties: Manage administrative tasks related to CCQ Compliance, staffing, scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation within the clinical department.
  7. Compliance: Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, licensure standards, and organisational policies and procedures.
  8. Community Engagement: Represent Lagan’s Foundation in the community, participating in outreach activities, educational events, and collaborative initiatives with other healthcare and not for profit organisations.


What You’ll Bring

We’re looking for individuals who hold the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BScN) required; Master’s degree in Nursing or related field preferred.
  • Registered Nurse (RN) license with paediatric nursing certification.
  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience in paediatric nursing, with at least 2 years in a leadership or management / leadership role.
  • Strong knowledge of paediatric healthcare practices, procedures, and standards of care.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Lagan’s Foundation.

This role will also involve travel therefore a driving licence and reliable car is essential for the role.

What’s In It For You

  • 28 days holiday inc statutory bank holidays
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Hospital Saturday Fund – Health Cash Plan
  • Flex Benefits including; salary sacrifice scheme
  • On-site Parking
  • The chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and families in

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter to Please include “Clinical Paediatric Nurse Lead Application” in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Be Yourself

Lagan’s Foundation embraces Diversity and Inclusion. We celebrate what makes us different, as well as what we have in common. This enables us to work better as one team shaping a dynamic, innovative, and inclusive culture.

Lagan’s Foundation is a Disability Confident Committed employer so if you require any reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process, please get in touch and let us know. We’re also happy to discuss flexible working options should the role accommodate it.