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Matron - Critical Care

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to the expansion of our ICU nursing workforce, the Directorate of Critical Care at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust are looking to recruit into a third Matron position for the ICU at Charing Cross Hospital.

The role, working alongside the existing ICU Matrons, will support the leadership of our vast ICU nursing workforce and lead the daily operations of our busy 27 bedded ICU.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, motivated, and positive individual who thrives on working as part of a team. You should be a clinical expert in the specialty of Critical Care, with previous experience of nursing leadership.

You should be passionate about advancing the field of Critical Care nursing and be able to inspire others to reach their maximum potential, identifying constructive solutions to problems and focusing on moving forwards.

You should be able to demonstrate innovation in practice, experience of contributing to quality improvement, have excellent communication and negotiation skills and can positively influence others.

Main duties of the job

  • To oversee the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care focused on improving outcomes and experiences for patients, families and carers.
  • As a key member of a multi professional team, ensure appropriate referral and discussion with other members of the team to optimise patient care.
  • To have local open and transparent communication channels that support the ICU team to do the right thing for people we care for, to be bold when they have good ideas and to speak up when things go wrong.

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 (Adult)
  • Post registration qualification in specialty
  • Recognised teaching/assessing qualification
  • Post registration qualification in specialty


  • Masters Qualification



  • Extensive experience within the ICU setting
  • Experience of leading a team

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Knowledge of quality, standard setting and audit
  • Ability to lead a large team
  • Organisation and management skills.
  • Negotiating skills
  • IT Skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Charing Cross Hospital


W6 8RF

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