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Matron (The Wilmslow Hospital)


Location:North West


Facility:52 Alderley Road

Category:Nursing & Midwifery

Closing Date:30/03/2018

About the facility
Develop your career at HCA Healthcare UK – The world’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group.

The Wilmslow Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK, opened in June 2014, and is a modern, purely private patient facility, providing a wide range of diagnostic and surgical day case procedures across a variety of specialties.

The comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and outpatients services include the North West's first private static 3T MRI, a full range of x-ray, ultrasound, digital mammography and cardiology technology. 2 fully integrated laminar flow operating theatres, 8 recovery bays, a discharge lounge, and 13 consulting rooms.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Matron to join The Wilmslow Hospital and lead our Nursing and Theatre services across the facility in Wilmslow (SK9 1NY).
Job Description
As a Matron you will be a key member of the senior management team and report into the Chief Nursing Officer. You will oversee the running of the Outpatients, Pre-Assessment & Theatre departments, providing nursing leadership and direction for all nursing/clinical staff across the services.

• Job Type: Permanent, full-time role (37.5 hours per week).
• Location: Wilmslow, SK9 1NY.
• Salary: Highly competitive salary plus HCA benefits package.
• Benefits: Structured career development, pension, private medical cover and much more.
Duties & Responsibilities
• To provide operational management through the effective line management of 2 direct reports
(Outpatients & Theatre Manager) and you will have overall accountability for approx. 23 staff across the
• Act as a role model, leading by example to ensure strong clinical leadership with authority to change
practice and improve care for patients and families.
• To be a visible, accessible and assertive figure to whom nursing staff, patients and the multidisciplinary
team can turn to for assistance, advice and support.
• To audit standards of clinical practice and support the clinical audit process.
• Ensure that the strategic objectives of The Wilmslow Hospital are reflected in service plans and
individual objectives.
• Monitor and contribute to the design of department budgets and review budgets to ensure it is in line
with targets.
• To take responsibility for the process of recruitment of clinical & theatre staff as well as ensure all staff
within designated teams have a personal development plan that match the needs of the service.
Skills and Experience
• Registered nurse with relevant experience within outpatient, theatres or day surgery services.
• Substantial clinical management and team leadership experience at Matron or Ward Manager level.
• Management qualification/training.
• Evidence of research based practice implemented and managed effectively.
• An enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills and a track record of building effective
working relationships with all users of the service, including consultants, managers, patients, staff and
• Motivated and forward thinking individual with the ability to deal tactfully and sensitively with any
issues of conflict, as well as identify problems and resolve them promptly to everyone’s satisfaction.
About the Individual
As part of this team, you can expect world-class facilities, comprehensive support and development opportunities throughout your career with HCA Healthcare UK.