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Primary Care Matron - HMP Ranby

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

Job Details

Working in prison health is never dull or predictable every day will bring new challenges and new experiences.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled clinician with demonstrated exceptional leadership and management skills to take up the position of Clinical Matron at HMP Ranby You would be working alongside other healthcare professionals in the wider healthcare team. You will have support from a highly motivated and dynamic leadership team to deliver the best care possible to our patients at HMP Ranby.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for providing clinical and managerial leadership to a high standard, promoting best practice and developing Physical Health services to enhance quality and improve patient experience.

You should be enthusiastic, motivated, patient focused and enjoy challenge, with skills and experience of leading teams. We operate in a supportive environment with a commitment to personal and professional development.

Effective communication, a strong collaborative approach and the ability to engage the nursing workforce and multidisciplinary teams within an ever changing, ever challenging environment is essential.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

You must have a professional qualification, and have extensive knowledge and experience of working within a clinical setting and demonstrated motivational leadership. Please see attached the Job Description and Person specification for more details.

Person Specification



  • RGN/First Level Registration
  • Master's degree or willingness to work towards this


  • Mentorship qualification



  • Experience of Managing teams and services
  • Experience of performance Management
  • Knowledge and Experience in the provision of care to the complex needs of Primary care patients


  • Experience of developing services
  • Experience of working with offenders/criminal justice system



  • Good Knowledge of safeguarding
  • Knowledge and understanding of the interface across Clinical pathways
  • In-depth knowledge of Chronic disease management and triage skills
  • Extensive knowledge of a range of therapeutic approaches to care
  • Knowledge and experience of risk assessment and implementation


  • Independent non medical prescriber V300



  • Teaching and influencing negotiation and supervision skills
  • Excellent patient focused assessment skills
  • Investigative skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Leaderships skills
  • Ability to work within a Multi-disciplinary team as a senior member and represent nursing perspective in a variety of settings
  • Commitment to clinical and managerial supervision

Contractual Requirements


  • Flexibility around working hours in line with service and operational need Ability to work across geographical establishments.
  • establishments. Ability to travel across Trust sites to undertake training
  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post



  • Professional training or CPD in leadership/ management
  • Evidence of CPD

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


HMP Ranby


DN22 8EU

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186-160-24-FS -A


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