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Quality Matron

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as part of the Specialist Services Care group in the role of Quality Matron for Community CAMHS Services.

Reporting directly to the Head of Nursing and Quality, you will work as an integral part of the Care group, ensuring high quality care is provided to patients and their families, building on the outstanding work achieved so far.

The Quality Matron role is the cornerstone of improving the quality of patient care. They do this through visible, inclusive leadership and engagement with patients and families, frontline staff and senior management teams.

Main duties of the job

The Quality Matron will support the The Head of Nursing and Quality and the wider team to deliver clinical leadership, ensuring the delivery of safe, effective, high quality clinical care and consistent achievement of care standards. This will be in line with the nationally agreed 10 key responsibilities set out in the matrons handbook as below:
  • Inclusive leadership, professional standards and accountability
  • Governance, patient safety and quality
  • Workforce planning and resource management
  • Patient experience and reducing health inequalities
  • Performance and operational oversight
  • Digital and information technology
  • Education, training and development
  • Research and development
  • Collaborative working and clinical effectiveness
  • Service improvement and transformation.

  • The post holder will deliver transformation of clinical services to best meet the needs of the population within the care group. As a key member of the Senior Leadership Team the post holder will provide Quality Leadership to facilitate consistent best practice, this will include taking a key role in the future shaping and development of services.

    About us

    Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff who deliver services across more than 160 locations.

    We provide inpatient and community based mental health care in addition to specialist services and prison healthcare in the Bolton, Salford, Trafford, Wigan and beyond.

    Greater Manchester is one of the worlds most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dinning options.

    We are passionate about our staff and we care and value the contribution they make to patient care and experience. We are committed to ensuring that staff have a healthy work life balance, feel safe and happy in work and have opportunities to learn and develop in a supportive and compassionate environment.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    See attached detailed job description and person specification:

    Staff benefits
    • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
    • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
    • Excellent pension
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Salary sacrifice car scheme
    • Wellbeing programme
    • Blue Light Card Discounts

    Person Specification

    Senior operational/clinical experience


    • Significant experience at band 7 level or above


    • Experience of CAMHS

    Experience of quality improvement/initiatives


    • Experience of a quality improvement initiative


    • QI training at silver level

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


    Community CAMHS services (Wigan or Bolton)

    Helping Hands Centre 155/157 Manchester Road


    WN2 2JA

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