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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/10/2021.

Matron, ED

Job Reference: 349-NMGH-3479875

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Urgent and Emergency care
NMGH, North Manchester
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced nurse leader who can bring enthusiasm and energy to the Matron role within the Emergency Department at North Manchester General Hospital.

We are looking for Matron who is a compassionate, transformational with an inclusive leadership style. The role of the Matron will focus on the provision of high quality, visible professional leadership, setting and maintaining standards of clinical excellence, improving outcomes and experiences for patients, families and carer’s with a passion for staff well-being.

If you’re a motivated individual, with a passion for Urgent and Emergency care, we want to hear from you.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Providing professional leadership and acting as a role model within the Directorate and the Trust.
  • Developing leadership capability and attitudes by role modelling and effective use of relevant various leadership styles.
  • Ensuring that clear agreed policies, procedures and protocols are in place to support the delivery of safe services and care to patients.
  • Effective leadership of change, embedding a culture of continuous quality improvement, innovation and use of technology that meets the changing needs of patients and users.
  • Acting as an expert clinical resource within the areas of responsibility utilising highly specialist knowledge, underpinned by theory and practice experience.
  • Leading on and facilitate strong Clinical Governance processes to ensure patient safety, experience and learning.

The ideal candidate will have recent senior level exposure in an urgent care environment and have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

If you think you have the drive, commitment and enthusiasm to successfully implement change here at North Manchester General Hospital and are ready to rise to this exciting challenge then we want to hear from you.

In return you will work in a well-established nursing and managerial team and be provided with excellent personal and professional development opportunities.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dawn Hobson

Lead Nurse - Urgent and Emergency Care.

Tel 07976 212461


We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £26.85(standard disclosure) or £43.85(enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT would like to develop a committed, flexible workforce that is able to adapt to the changing needs of the NHS. We aim to support employees who wish to work flexibly, to allow them to maintain a healthy work life balance and fair consideration will be given to any flexible working requests.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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