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Medicine Division Matron

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Salisbury NHS Trust is delighted to offer the opportunity of two Matron positions within the newly structured Medicine Division.

Main duties of the job

The post holders will become an integral part of the Divisional operational team and will have nursing managerial oversight responsibility for selected areas within Medicine

The Division has recently been restructured and as such there are opportunities to review the existing Matron portfolios. We will take this opportunity to encourage individual development and utilise the experience of the successful candidate. The Division includes Acute Medical Wards, Specialist teams, Older Peoples Services, ED, Oncology and Haematology, Spinal unit, Therapies, Stroke, Rehab services, Hospice and Palliative care.

Applications are encouraged from nursing team members who are highly motivated leaders and passionate about delivering high quality compassionate care. The post holder will manage service leads and be accountable to the Heads of Nursing for all aspects of the quality of services delivered within their area of responsibility. You will maintain a highly visible professional presence where patients, carers and staff can turn to for assistance, advice and support and be an active participant within the divisional operational bed management rota. You will also lead and participate in projects and areas of work which will reflect clinical, professional and corporate objectives.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Experience and skills


  • 2 years experience at B7 and above

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury Hospital



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