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Operational Matron for Capacity & Flow

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 8A
Full Time
Are you a dynamic individual looking for a new challenge and development?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operational Matron to join the Division of Medicine

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a proven track record of progressive, transformational leadership, to drive a culture of quality care to improve outcomes and experience for patients who use our services.

The successful candidate will be somebody who encompasses our Trust Values and will work with staff, to ensure that our services are safe and effective.

Main duties of the job

You must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills you should be able to demonstrate your experience of developing a culture of high performance and excellence. Problem solving and being able to adapt to a changing environment are key to this role.

The Operational Matron will work with internal and external stakeholders to define service need and facilitate new patient pathways. You will work closely with the Divisional senior leadership team other Matrons and Ward Staff to ensure the safe implementation of patient pathways.

The post holder will provide onsite professional, operational and managerial leadership for the achievement of patient flow and quality targets.

You will also be expected to participate in supporting the wider operational and strategic management of the Trust. Leadership and experience in this specialty would be advantageous but is not essential.

About us

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.

Benefits to you

27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)

NHS Pension Scheme:

Flexible working opportunities

Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays

Career development and training

Wellbeing support and activities

In-house physiotherapy Service

On-site canteens with subsidised meals

Subsidised staff parking (currently free).

Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Minimum 5 years post qualification
  • Evidence of Continual Professional Development (CPD)
  • Specialist experience & /or post graduate qualification
  • Management experience and qualification


  • Qualified/working towards Masters level or equivalent experience



  • Proven track record in leadership and management
  • Experience of working across the medical emergency and elective pathways


  • Experience of operating and communicating effectively with clinicians and Directors



  • Good working knowledge of contemporary health care issues and professional standards

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital




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