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Ward Matron

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Ward Matron, leading, influencing, developing and expanding clinical services throughout IPH and the Trust and strategically influencing the direction of nursing. Work collaboratively with a variety of health care, patients, their representatives and external agencies to ensure the delivery of services within IPH are consistent with both national and local strategy, to include relevant governance, quality and operational frameworks.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the development of a high quality, effective and efficient service to patients and healthcare professionals through leadership and supervision, robust clinical governance and education.

Directly responsible for the line management of designated IPH staff who are accountable and responsible for the leadership and direction of their teams and the services they deliver. Engage with patients and relatives utilising national and local surveys, engage with patient forums and patient advisors to determine patients and carers needs and wants, have a full understanding of patient experience and develop action plans to ensure a positive patient experience and the highest standards of care are achieved. Engage in clinical activity on a regular and frequent basis. This may include all clinical duties specific to the relevant sphere of expertise

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • Registered Nurse
  • Relevant first degree
  • Recognised management qualification and/or experience


  • Coaching Techniques



  • Experience of operational and staff management in the NHS
  • Budget management experience
  • Has significant post registration experience, with an experience in specialty


  • Experience of writing business and project plans with evidence of delivery

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Ability to problem solve and develop solutions to issues
  • Conflict resolution / problem solving skills
  • Comfortable with relevant IT software packages
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Knowledge of Private Healthcare

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Hammersmith Hospital


W12 0HS

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