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Clinical Matron

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tees / Hambleton & Richmondshire
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
37.5 Hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Matron to join our Tees Community Services.

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 post holder will lead the specialist palliative care service across the organisation, including Tees, H& R and Acute services. The post holder will support the community services across Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, which could include: community hospitals, district nursing, virtual ward, urgent community response service and specialist services (Portfolios to be determined).

They will work closely within a MDT management team, at a time of sufficient growth and development of the services, this is an exciting time to join the team.

Main duties of the job

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.

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.

You will be responsible for ensuring effective, day to day management of nursing in your area, to achieve safe staffing levels, deliver key quality, performance and financial plans and achieve service improvements. You will also be expected to participate in supporting the wider operational and strategic management of the Trust. Leadership experience in this specialty would be advantageous but is not essential.

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • First degree or diploma in a relevant subject
  • First level registered nurse/midwife
  • A Masters level Degree or equivalent demonstrable experience



  • Evidence and experience of positive leadership skills and the ability to transform and lead a team to work effectively together

Knowledge & Skills


  • Knowledge and a proven track record of recent operational and clinical nursing/midwifery management and the ability to be intellectually flexible and to look beyond existing structures and ways of working.

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Low Grange Health Village

Community based

Tees / Hambleton & Richmondshire


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