Matron - Cardiology

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Would you like to join the Nursing Leadership team at the CQC Outstanding rated Royal Papworth Hospital?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join the senior nursing team as Matron within the Directorate of Cardiology. We are really interested, not just in your clinical excellence, but also your ability to be a visible, optimistic and compassionate leader who will develop staff by understanding their needs and aspirations. You do not need to be an expert in the field of Cardiology because you will be working as part of a team of experts. We would like you to help us by bringing your fresh perspective; and ideas; actively contributing and adding your voice to further improve collaborative working across the clinical areas.

As a highly visible role, the post provides a high level of support to the ward sister/manager, staff and clinical team working in terms of people and organizational development i.e. workforce strategy, performance management, staff development and so on.

Potential Interview Date: 2nd July 2024.

Main duties of the job

Effective communication, a strong collaborative approach and ability to engage the nursing workforce and multidisciplinary team within an ever changing and challenging environment is essential.

You will require strong leadership skills and be an enthusiastic, motivated, experienced nurse who is able to make a positive difference to your teams. The ability to quickly build strong working relationships with the Matrons and Cardiology group will be essential to take our demanding Cardiology and Nursing agenda forward.

The post holder will be the key clinical leader ensuring the highest standards of nursing practice and clinical care is delivered to patients.

1.The post holder will provide professional leadership and management to all accountable staff' including recruitment, appraisal, continual professional development and disciplinary matters in order to provide a patient focused service.

2.Accountable for service delivery, including clinical standards, management of clinical risk, incidents and complaints - liaising with other agencies as appropriate and playing a pro-active role in quality improvement and supporting research.

3.Responsible for nursing budgets and effective management of resources.

4.Responsible for service development relating to the Cardiology department, nursing and in accordance to national recommendations and standards.

About us

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge. We perform the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UK's first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure.

Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future. Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today. The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence & collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles & interactions. Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality.

The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion & belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.

For a street view tour: https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/virtual-tour

Date posted

06 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£50,952 to £57,349 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

175-2425-2-NS674

Job locations

Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current RN with NMC
  • Masters Degree in nursing or working towards a Masters degree or willingness to undertake, or equivalent.
  • Leadership course / training

Desirable

  • RCA / investigation training

Experience

Essential

  • Collaborate effectively with operational and other clinical professionals to improve patient care and experience and to build strong staff engagement
  • Develop the clinical capability and confidence of individuals and teams and encourage innovation and curiosity about how improvements can be made

Additional Criteria

Essential

  • Please provide evidence of your commitment to uphold the Trust's values: Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current RN with NMC
  • Masters Degree in nursing or working towards a Masters degree or willingness to undertake, or equivalent.
  • Leadership course / training

Desirable

  • RCA / investigation training

Experience

Essential

  • Collaborate effectively with operational and other clinical professionals to improve patient care and experience and to build strong staff engagement
  • Develop the clinical capability and confidence of individuals and teams and encourage innovation and curiosity about how improvements can be made

Additional Criteria

Essential

  • Please provide evidence of your commitment to uphold the Trust's values: Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


Employer's website

https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/working-here (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


Employer's website

https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/working-here (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Hiring Manager

Sandra Mulrennan

sandra.mulrennan@nhs.net

Date posted

06 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£50,952 to £57,349 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

175-2425-2-NS674

Job locations

Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


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