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Matron - Conquest Theatres

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity to join the senior leadership team within theatres:

Matron General Surgery

Our theatre suite at Conquest undertakes a range of procedures ranging from Trauma & Orthopaedics, ENT, Urology, General Surgery ,Obstetric, Gynaecology and Breast . These specialties are continuously evolving in line with the needs of the service.

The post holder must be working as a Senior nurse or ODP (Band 6 or above) with a degree qualification or working towards. Minimum of 3 years at Band 6 and will require a significant amount of surgical intra operative care experience. The post holder must have a recognised leadership qualification and supporting evidence.

The post holder will be responsible for leading and delivering the Theatre Strategy alongside the Head of Nursing, General Manager and Theatre Service Manager in order to facilitate operational care delivery for our patients.

The successful applicant will be supported in their own professional development by the Head of Nursing.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is accountable for their department and will:Be a professional role model leading and co-ordinating theteam, taking 24 hour responsibility for the managementof theatres. This role involves managing a wide range ofcomplex and competing priorities. Some cross site and cohesive working with the Theatre Matrons.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Significant experience in junior sister/relevant professional role


  • Change management skills



  • Three Years' experience Band 6 or significant amount of experience in relevant theatre speciality



  • Effective communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust



The Ridge


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