Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior nurse within the Division of Medicine as a Quality Matron to support the existing Senior Nursing Team.

If you are enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated, seeking to drive forward the provision of high-quality care and the patient safety agenda, then this post is for you. We are seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Nurse with a minimum of three years' experience at Ward Manager's level or equivalent to join our established Matron team.

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, you will need to have extensive experience in leading and managing multi-professional teams . The division consists of many specialities and clinical areas across the 2 sites, and the role of the Matron is vital to ensure that our Quality and Safety Agenda is at the forefront for the patients and staff within our organisation.

Main duties of the job

Please see attached Job description & Person Specification for further information about the Matron position available with WUTH.

About us

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 with 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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description & Person Specification for further information about the Matron position available with WUTH.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • First level nurse : part 1 of NMC register or HCPC registered
  • Hold relevant degree and working towards Masters level
  • Holds a relevant teaching and assessing qualification
  • Significant post-registration experience in a leadership position
  • Demonstrable clinical experience within the relevant area
  • On-going professional development with documented evidence


  • Speciality specific qualification
  • Management qualification

Knowledge and Skills


  • Extensive experience as an assessor/mentor
  • Experience of resource management
  • Reputation for setting and maintaining high standards of nursing/clinical care
  • Evidence of ability to manage change effectively
  • Evidence of innovation in practice


  • Experience of business planning or project management
  • Experience of leading people through change

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