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Band 8B Lead Matron

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Kings Norton
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Band 8B
Part Time
Be qualified to work clinically as: A Registered AHP/RNLD within the NMC/HCPC Code of Professional Conduct.

Do you want to be a Lead Matron in a service where service users/families say

Her skills in seeing the issues/hearing requests/putting plans into action/speed of delivery and additional support

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Welcoming kindness helpful and very friendly with warm welcoming smile! I am very grateful

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The post holder will be responsible for the clinical operational management and clinical improvement services within the Division. This includes overseeing clinical effectiveness to ensure high quality care across the Division.

The Learning Disability Service is about to undergo a transformation in service delivery.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties

Participate in design and development of new services that meet needs of service users and commissioners.


Lead on the development and delivery of Divisional clinical business plan and responsible for developing Quality & Equality impact assessments.

Strategic & Enabling Leadership

Provide value based leadership across the care pathway, services and systems in complex and challenging situations.

Influence how joined up future healthcare systems are developed.

About us

Be Part of Our Team...

BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection proces
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address

Job description

Job responsibilities

Attention is drawn to the responsibility of all employees to participate in and be responsible for:

Performance Management

Health & Safety at Work

Equal Opportunities


Smoking -The Trust operates a No Smoking policy.

Mobility - Whilst the postholder will be based at The Greenfields this is a Trust wide appointment and travel around the Trust may be required.

Confidentiality - Your attention is drawn to the confidential nature of information collected within the National Health Service. The unauthorised use or disclosures of patient or other personal information is regarded as gross misconduct and will be subject to the Trusts Disciplinary Procedure and, in the case of both computerised and paper-based information, could result in a prosecution for an offence or action for civil damages under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Dignity in CareBirmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) is committed to providing dignity in care for all our patients and service users across the Trust.

Infection Prevention and Control -The Trust is committed to minimising any risks of healthcare associated infection to patients, visitors and staff. All employees must attend Infection Prevention and Control training as required for their post.

The post holder will be responsible for the clinical operational management and clinical improvement Services within the Division. The post holder will be clinically accountable for services within the Division.

The post holder will oversee the clinical effectiveness of all services within the Division, ensuring that response to Complaints, Patient Experience and Staff Survey feedback are managed and form part of continued improvement across the Division. This information will be used by the post holder, in parallel with Incident, Safety, Safeguarding, ECI, clinical harms and the outcomes from clinical forum, to oversee and deliver high quality and effective care across the Division.The post holder will work in liaison with the Group Manager in rota management (including safe staffing), the delivery of activity against agreed activity plans, managing overall caseload and waiting time performance for all services within the Division. The postholder will support on Cost Improvement Schemes(CIP) as well as ensuring service delivery is maintained within the set budget for respective Service(s) providing clinical expertise and leadership when delivering these. Where required the post holder will support the development of business cases and continued transformation/improvement of service(s). The post holder will lead on the recruitment and retention of the clinical workforce across the respective services.

In addition, the post holder will act as a point of escalation for staff within the service to ensure smooth delivery patient care and service(s) as well as addressing any clinical delivery issues impacting on service deliverability.

See Main duties of the job above and for a full list of duties and responsibilities see full Job Description

Person Specification

Qualifications / training Qualifications / training


  • Masters Degree level education or equivalent (e.g post-graduate diploma and experience)
  • Membership/Registration of relevant professional body RNLD of nursing or other AHP Registration
  • Evidence of continuous professional development



  • Significant clinical experience in learning disability
  • Extensive relevant experience working at senior management level
  • Extensive experience of managing budgets within financial constraints/targets
  • Extensive relevant experience of and exposure to performance setting and monitoring
  • Significant experience of line managing staff/teams
  • Experience in preparing reports to be presented to senior level stakeholders and committees
  • Significant experience of utilisinge PC tools/programmes to manipulate, analyse and present information to be distributed to senior level colleagues



  • Knowledge of local health economy
  • Knowledge of current NHS Framework
  • Comprehensive understanding of quality agenda for NHS
  • Highly developed clinical knowledge in relevant professional area
  • Demonstrable knowledge of governance of financial targets/service delivery
  • Proven ability to deliver service redesign involving multiple professional disciplines understanding of improvement methodology and project evaluation processes
  • Ability to work on own initiative without frequent supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport and credibility with clinical and managerial Teams
  • Ability to work under significant pressure and to demanding timescales
  • Knowledge of workforce planning, recruitment and retention

Personal qualities


  • Self motivated
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge.
  • Strong influencing and persuasion skills
  • Proven leadership skills strong, inclusive leadership style

Other job requirements


  • Ability to be independently mobile to travel across the Trust area

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


The Greenfields

Brooklands Road

Kings Norton

B30 3QY

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