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Public Health and Transformation Matron

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Thornton Heath
£56,388 to £62,785 per annum inc HCAS
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Public Health and Transformation Matron

The post holder will lead on quality issues and be responsible for the implementation, administration and monitoring of public health and maternity transformation programmes, with responsibility for performance management of key indicators. The post holder will have a high profile, be an accessible and responsive leader who is able to make informed decisions within their own area and scope of professional practice, involving pregnant women and other stakeholders to ensure agreed standards and targets are met. The post holder will focus on the implementation and sustainability of specialist teams, including but not limited to, Infant feeding, Pelvic Health, Mental health and Contraception.

In addition the post holder will support and continue with the implementation of the national agenda of MCoC (maternity continuity of carer) to be the default model for all women. The lead will support current MCoC teams in place and provide influence and support to implement continuity for all of CHS women once safe staffing levels within maternity have been achieved.

This role is intrinsic to the future success of our maternity transformation plans and whilst data collection and audit is certainly part of this, the lead will be expected to work closely with the consultant midwife, community matron, birth centre lead and have over-sight of all continuity teams.

Main duties of the job


1. To provide professional and managerial support to the Director of Midwifery/Divisional Manager in relation to maternity services.

2. The post holder will be expected to provide guidance, support and leadership to all midwifery, nursing and support staff within the maternity unit.

3. Jointly working with the Director of Midwifery, and Clinical Lead the post holder will set the strategic direction for public health and transformation.

4. The post holder will be required to explore current practice, identifying areas for development, and planning the appropriate change using research and experience to evaluate outcomes.

5. The post holder will deputise for the Directorate Management Team as required.

6. To lead on the implementation of the recommendations of national policy documents in relation to named area of responsibility.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.

Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training. Croydon University Hospital plays an active role in training the clinicians of the future and works in partnership with major London universities

If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role and contact Rachel Gallimore as hiring manager for more information.

Interview date: TBC

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Educated to Masters level

Knowledge & Understanding


  • Clear understanding of the national and local Healthcare agenda.


  • Knowledge and Experience of MCoC
  • Knowledge and Experience of BFI
  • Knowledge and Experience of Contraception Services
  • Knowledge and Experience of Perinatal Mental Health



  • Evidence of professional development
  • Demonstrate a desire to improve standards
  • MSc in relevant subject (evidence of working towards i.e. already on pathway)
  • Working knowledge of Patient safety, risk and quality Governance Previous
  • Post-graduate management/leadership qualification and / or equivalent level of knowledge gained through extensive experience


  • Experience of implementing change management projects



  • Ability to initiate change and participate in implementing new policies and procedures
  • Up to date and evidence based knowledge of current professional issues
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Experience of team building


  • Examination and assessment of the newborn
  • Experienced in producing reports and presenting findings in public

Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust


Croydon University Hospital

530 London Rd

Thornton Heath


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