Nursing - Matron - Medicine Division

  • Department Unscheduled Care Matrons
  • Salary £48,526.00 – £54,619 per annum
  • Closing Date 02/02/2023
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 8a
  • Job ref 223-MMD-371
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

Internal applications only - Matron Medicine Division

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Nurse who wishes to support with a lead role in the ongoing development of the Medicine Division.  You must have current or recent experience in a Senior Nurse operational role at Band 7 or above.

With proven leadership skills, you will have overall day to day responsibility for the nursing teams in a range of wards and departments and be able to effectively manage complex operational and professional issues to ensure high standards of clinical care.

The post but will require cross site working within both hospital settings. 

Main duties of the job

  •  To provide professional nurse leadership and leadership to other clinical staff to ensure the delivery of safe, high quality, effective and compassionate patient services within the area of responsibility.
  • To demonstrate through personal behaviours, the core values of the Trust.
  • To act as an expert resource, providing advice on nursing issues in relation to clinical interventions, policies and protocols, service delivery and service development.
  • To drive transformational change and innovation in the development of modern, evidence-based nursing practice and models of care in line with the Care Groups and Trust’s long term strategies.
  • To take a lead in developing the role of nurses throughout areas of responsibility.
  • To ensure that appropriate resources are in place to support the delivery of high quality services within areas of responsibility.
  • To ensure a regular physical presence in all areas within area of responsibility in order to provide appropriate leadership. 

Working for your organisation

The Division is a challenging operational area with many conflicting priorities and requires staff with focus, drive, enthusiasm and commitment. You will work with the senior clinical and operational management team to influence, motivate, support and drive through change and service improvement to meet the Division and corporate objectives.

The post provides an excellent career development for aspiring Senior Nurses who are looking to strengthen their leadership and management experience and professional portfolio.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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