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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/10/2019.

Matron for Supportive and Palliative Care

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-19-631

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
£44,606 - £50,819 pa

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Nurse who has specialist knowledge of Palliative Care, to join the existing team in the newly created Matron position at WUTH.

If you are enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated, seeking to drive forward the provision of high-quality care within the WUTH Palliative and Supportive Care Strategy 2109-2022, then this post is for you. We are seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Nurse with experience at leading and developing a team. This full time position will be 50% clinical with direct patient care, and 50% managerial.

The post holder will report to and be professionally accountable to the Associate Director of Nursing/Divisional Director of Nursing. To undertake this challenging role in a large diverse division, it is vital that the successful candidate has recent clinical practice within an acute setting.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Morris

Associate Director of Nursing

0151 648 5111 ext 8862 or via PA on ext 8906

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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.

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