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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/04/2022.

Matron for Day Procedure and Pre-operative Care

Job Reference: 234-21-S3222

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

Wish you were here..? Take a look at our recruitment brochure under the 'Further links' section to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

If you are interested in applying for this role, the job Description provides details of responsibilities and requirements Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

Are you an inspirational, dynamic and experienced leader who can bring enthusiasm and energy to motivate a team? Our Day procedure and pre-operative care services at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital need you!

As Matron for DPU and Pre-Op Care you will work alongside Theatre Matron Colleagues to lead, develop and improve care pathways for Day Case surgery, ensuring high quality patient care and efficient utilisation of available capacity. You will focus on providing a high quality patient service whilst helping to establish optimal efficiency and productivity of theatres by ensuring pre-operative processes are efficient and robust.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the leadership team with responsibility to help shape the strategic direction of the Theatre Complex. You should have experience of driving change to deliver safe and effective patient care in new and innovative ways. As Matron, you will be fully accountable for DPU, 23 hour stay unit and Pre-operative Care areas, which include Same Day Admissions unit (SDAU) and Pre-operative Assessment (POA).

Your responsibilities will encompass Human Resources management, cost improvement, service development, training and education and delivery of key performance indicators relating to the quality and safety standards across the department. You will also contribute to the divisional Matron team who support daily operational activities and affect change across the wider trust; whilst also contributing to the strategic direction for the division and organisation as a whole.

You will be joining a dynamic and ambitious department with an outstanding team of staff delivering high quality care, 7 days a week. The flexibility, determination and engagement they have shown through these most difficult of times has been truly inspirational and demonstrates the huge potential and opportunity for the successful candidate in this post.

Our modern hospital is set just outside the vibrant city of Norwich, in the beautiful county of Norfolk - the land of big skies, stunning beaches and rolling countryside. Our busy and evolving hospital provides care to nearly a million patients each year and our passion for research and development is supported by our close links to the Norwich Research Park and University of East Anglia.

Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Advert opens: 22nd March 2022

Advert closes: 3rd April 2022

Interview date: To Be Confirmed

For further details / informal visits contact:

Danny Brewster

Senior Divisional Matron

Tel: (01603) 646671


DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: All our communication with you regarding your application will be by e-mail so please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

Please note, as at the date of publication, we are unable to sponsor roles which are advertised as Band 2 as the salary does not meet the UKVI Points Based System threshold. Should you wish to apply for these roles, please ensure you have identified a visa that you would be able to apply for before submitting your job application.

Data Protection: A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.

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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