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Matron - Emergency Centre

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Matron Emergency Department

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Nurse who wishes to support with a lead role in the ongoing development of the Emergency Department (ED) at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford (PRH). You must have current or recent experience in a Senior Nurse operational role at Band 7 or above.

With proven leadership skills, you will have overall responsibility for the nursing team in the ED to effectively manage complex clinical, operational and professional issues to ensure high standards of clinical care are sustained through the challenges which face ED.

The post but will require cross site working on occasions but working in collaboration with other Matron's within the Emergency Centre.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide professional nurse leadership and leadership to other clinical staff to ensure the delivery of safe, high quality, effective and compassionate patient services within the area of responsibility.
  • To demonstrate through personal behaviours, the core values of the Trust.
  • To act as an expert resource, providing advice on nursing issues in relation to clinical interventions, policies and protocols, service delivery and service development.
  • To drive transformational change and innovation in the development of modern, evidence-based nursing practice and models of care in line with the Care Groups and Trust's long term strategies.
  • To take a lead in working through key action plans throughout areas of responsibility.
  • To ensure that appropriate resources are in place to support the delivery of high quality services within areas of responsibility.
  • To ensure a regular physical presence in all areas within area of responsibility in order to provide appropriate leadership.

About us

The Emergency Centre is a challenging area with many conflicting priorities and requires staff with focus, drive, enthusiasm and commitment. You will work with the senior clinical and operational management team to influence, motivate, support and drive through change and service improvement to meet the Division and corporate objectives.

The post provides an excellent career development for aspiring Senior Nurses who are looking to strengthen their leadership and management experience and professional portfolio.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse Part 1
  • Masters level education or equivalent professional qualification or experience


  • Evidence of management development
  • Evidence of a commitment to continuous professional development

Management Experience


  • Evidence of significant post registration senior nursing experience in a relevant specialty
  • Evidence of successful management of clinical services in the acute sector
  • Evidence of effective design and management of patient flows and pathways


  • Evidence of leading the implementating service improvement including complex change management programmes
  • Evidence of successful management of a budget
  • Experience of managing clinical and non-clinical risk

Specialist Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Specialist knowledge, skills and experience in a variety of specialties inclusive to emergency care
  • Ability to manage a range of staff groups/professions to deliver objectives and targets


  • Knowledge of quality improvement tools and methodology
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current professional practice and health policy requirements

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