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Digital Matron

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Patients are at the centre of everything we do. The implementation of the the UK's largest electronic patient record (EPR) system in September 2022, is already helping to ensure that we continue to get better at delivering services and treatment plans designed around patient needs. It provide real-time information about any patient's condition, treatment plan, diagnostic results, scheduled clinics and much more - providing timely and relevant advice to help clinical teams make the right decisions at the right time.The Digital Matron role will focus on inpatient, outpatient or midwifery & newborn workstreams. Working closely with the Lead for NMAHP Informatics, leading on projects to digitally transform practice and care experience.

Main duties of the job

The Digital Matron role is a varied, dynamic and fast paced role working across nursing, midwifery and AHP services supported by the Hive Delivery Authorities and the NMAHP Digital Forum. You will be a fantastic communicator and a keen collaborator with a passion for digital healthcare to continue our improvement of services through workflow re-design, education, quality improvement as well as contributing to research.

You'll have significant experience as at band 7 and have successfully led improvement or transformation projects in your clinical areas, experience in digital is advantageous but not essential. You'll be confident working across professional boundaries and have good experience negotiating and influencing people. Experience in risk management is essential ensuring patient safety is essential to our work. Having experience to teaching and presenting is also beneficial as you will be working with small and large groups of colleagues.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

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 age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Person Spec


  • Qualifications or equivalent experience
  • Leadership
  • Clinical Practice
  • Management
  • Education
  • Research and Audit


  • Qualifications
  • Leadership
  • Clinical Practice
  • Management
  • Education

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