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Matron Community and Therapy Division

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pro rata
Closing date
3 Dec 2023
Due to a retirement and an internal promotion an opportunity has become available within Community and Therapies for 2 enthusiastic, forward-thinking senior nurse/AHP's to join our established team. The role will offer an opportunity to be integral to the ever growing transformation and redesign of community services to meet the needs of our population and looking at new ways to support people to be cared for in the community.

We are seeking 2 Matron's to lead and ensure delivery of safe and effective services (portfolios to be determined) and integrated working across community services to support the development of robust safe pathways and ensuring patients have the right access to right services at the right time.

We are looking for individuals who are highly skilled, motivated, and proactive and have proven clinical and people management skills. If you are an ambitious individual who has excellent communication skills, a professional attitude, a passion for promoting and delivering compassionate high-quality care then this role is for you.

Main duties of the job

The matron will support the head of nursing in providing dynamic, professional and operational management and leadership for department and community team leaders, specialist nurses and other staff.

The post holder will facilitate, support and empower department and community team leaders to manage their areas effectively, supporting the development of their staff and their services to ensure appropriate systems and processes are in place to ensure the continuity of safe and effective care at all times.

They will support the delivery of the Trust's overall objectives and service priorities, with a particular focus on nursing and midwifery practice, patient experience and involvement in the development of services and standards of cleanliness and quality care.

They will be accountable for the delivery of quality indicators and are responsible for quality streams based on national nursing good practice and local quality indicators. Maintaining compliance with, and develops policies, procedures and guidelines.

They will be accessible and have a visible presence, advising and supporting departmental staff, community staff, patients and their families to ensure effective patient care across the whole patient pathway. They will ensure the provision of specialist education and training.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Be the operational lead for the implementation and evaluation of the quality assurance tool and accreditation programme for the Trust, ensuring the delivery of person-centred high quality safe care.

Be a key member of the clinical leadership team working in collaboration with nursing, medical and other health care professional staff to develop and ensure all patients receive excellent clinical care which can be demonstrated through rigorous assessment, supported by training and education to improve the experience of patients and their families.

Work collaboratively across organisational boundaries with partner organisations, with relevant colleagues and clinical experts in other organisations, to review and share quality assurance and improvement strategies. Lead on the sharing of best practice both within the Trust and externally.

Develop and support the delivery of agreed objectives, targets and quality standards, which supports the Trust to achieve all quality outcomes.

Provide strong clinical leadership, advice, support and challenge which ensures that the professional standards achieved by nurses, midwives and allied health professionals meet the standards required. Be a positive role model, demonstrating behaviors in line with organisational and professional values and codes.

Contribute to a culture that empowers ward/department managers and staff to reach their full potential and achieve personal, service and corporate objectives.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualitifcations


  • Level 1 Registered Nurse / or Registered Allied Health Professional for Community Network posts
  • Registration relevant to branch of nursing/therapy
  • Evidence of Degree level studies
  • Diploma in Health Service Management or equivalent


  • First level honours Degree or working towards.
  • Masters level studies

Occupational experience and abilities


  • Evidence of Degree level studies
  • Diploma in Health Service Management or equivalent, significant post registration experience including a managerial level e.g. Band 7
  • Experience of partnership working
  • Experience of implementing change in clinical practice or service delivery to improve the quality of patient care
  • Expert clinical skills/knowledge within the speciality


  • Experience of conducting research and critiquing clinical evidence
  • Experience in implementing quality frameworks
  • Skills in process redesign

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust



Global House


DN15 7BH

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