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Matron for Quality

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our leadership team as Matron for Quality for our Urgent Care and Inpatient Services. The role will work flexibly between the urgent care and inpatient services.

The Matron for Quality alongside the Senior Leadership wider team will ensure our services are safe, timely, clinically effective, and person centred so patients, service users and families have a good experience of care. The matron through clinical leadership, will embed clinical governance processes and systems to support assurance that the teams provide consistently achieve care standards. You will demonstrate a value base that is just and learning and enables staff to feel psychologically safe and believe in learning for continuous improvement.

If you have a passion for Quality in our Mental Health Services, experience in QI and Patient Safety / Transformation then please get in touch, informal pre shortlisting contact encouraged

Main duties of the job

  • To ensure high standards of care delivery are consistently delivered, monitoring clinical outcomes and effectiveness of service delivery
  • To ensure clinical practice and development is in line with evidenced best practice
  • To be responsible for auditing clinical practice and clinical policy compliance
  • To monitor and promote development of practitioner clinical skills, knowledge and competency
  • To be responsible for achievement, maintenance and monitoring of environmental standards.
  • To ensure the clinical environment is conducive to promote service users health, safety and recovery and adherence to all clinical policies and protocols is evident. This will incorporate the safe management of medicines.
  • To support the delivery of high quality, clinically safe service and make the best use of resources.
  • To support clinical practice development and ensure that the fundamentals of care are right and that clinical innovations are rolled out in a timely and managed way.
  • To support and Lead on Quality Improvement and Service Transformation

  • About us

    Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

    We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

    Greater Manchester is one of the world's 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 dining options.

    Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

    Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

    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 Education and Qualification Essential
    • Masters Degree, working towards Masters Degree or equivalent level of experience.
    • Up to date Professional Registration (to be maintained)
    • Evidence of post qualification clinical training/professional development.
    • Risk Management/Root Cause Analysis Training
    • Improvement Methodology
    • Human Factors Training
    Experience Essential
    • Giving and receiving clinical supervision.
    • Positive leadership of a team
    • Effective team working within a multi agency framework
    • Investigation report writing.
    • Effective change management
    • Demonstrate experience of problem solving approaches
    • Audit and research practices relevant to clinical area
    • Evidence based and experience of reflective practice
    • Experience of high level clinical risk assessment and management.
    • Delivery of clinical education (ward/team based)
    Knowledge Essential
    • As appropriate to clinical environment eg: Recovery Model of Care Child and Adolescent Services Safe Guarding Children Mental Health Act 1983
    • Effective Care Coordination Relevant Application Interview References PortfolioFor Employment Services Use Only: Unique Reference Number: MTV3 national policies and guidance Up to date clinical knowledge relevant to the care environment
    • Audit and research methods
    • Clinical/ managerial supervision Vulnerable adults guidelines
    • Up to date knowledge of clinical and professional national guidelines
    2 Essential
    • Highly developed effective leadership skills
    • Ability to utilise assessment skills and tools effectively
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate in a variety of settings
    • Excellent organisation and time management skills
    • Ability to formulate high quality and relevant reports
    • Delegation and coordination
    • Resource management
    • Clinical supervision Mentorship skills and record keeping
    • Work independently within a team ethos.
    • Ability to make professional decisions based on up to date evidence.
    • Flexibility and skill within a change environment.
    • Ability to use reflective skills in decision making, which includes emergency situations.
    • Working knowledge of NICE guidance relevant to clinical area
    Other Essential
    • There is a frequent requirement to travel across the wide footprint of the Trust to attend meetings and events relevant to the role
    • Commitment to effective teamwork
    • Commitment to service development
    • Core values of the Organisation
    • Demonstrate continuous professional development

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