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Clinical Matron for Patient Flow

Job Reference: 415-AA18-503ND

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Clinical Site
£49,242 - £59,964 per annum pro rata

We are looking to appoint a Clinical Site Matron within the Unscheduled Care Division; the post holder will lead the operational delivery and strategic aims of Patient Flow across the organisation.

Developing and managing a culture of change which drives efficiency, effectiveness and improves patient outcomes, ensuring patients receive care in the correct setting, having daily responsibility for the co-ordination of patient flow and the effective use of hospital facilities & resources.

The post holder will manage the site management team to support the smooth running of the hospital site and allocation of beds to patients ensuring that the patients are at the centre of all decision making whilst supporting the effective and appropriate use of beds within the hospital on a day to day basis, ensuring achievement of the 4 hour flow standard.

We are looking for an inspirational leader with the ability to provide operational delivery and to direct and influence change.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual with well-developed clinical & leadership skills who is highly motivated, energetic and driven, with a track record of delivering excellence. It will appeal to anyone who thrives in an environment which is focused on continually improving quality, safety and patient experience.

The post holder will forge close links with clinical teams, the divisional management teams and work alongside the group managers and service managers to support patient flow across the organisation and will oversee all communication relating to patient flow, written and verbal - both internally and externally - as requested ensuring appropriate level of executive sign off.

The post will report to the Associate Director of Operations, and is professionally accountable to the Divisional Nurse.

Applicants must have a genuine passion for developing the full potential of the teams in order to deliver quality and safe services to the population we serve.

Informal discussions will be welcomed by Sharon Hinsley, Associate Director of Operations on ext 5763 or Charlotte Overney Divisional Nurse on ext 4010or Helen Cooke Head of AHP ext 5995.

** As this post is in a shortage occupation code it qualifies for the Trust’s Recommend a Friend Scheme, please find further information on the attached link**

Closing date: 01/01/2019

Please note that this post is being offered at band 8b subject to formal matching.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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