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Matron for Critical Care Complex

NHS AfC: Band 8a

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Critical Care Complex
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
£42,414 - £49,969 per annum
15/08/2018 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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We are looking to recruit a motivated, dynamic and experienced leader who can bring enthusiasm and energy to the Matron role within our busy Critical Care Complex.

The successful applicant will have experience of driving change to deliver safe and effective patient care in new and innovative ways.  As Matron, you will be fully accountable for the Critical Care Complex including leading, motivating and supervising a multidisciplinary team of qualified and support staff, with responsibilities that include Human Resources management, cost improvement, service development and training and education and delivery of key performance indicators relating to the quality and safety standards within the Critical Care Complex.  You will be expected to contribute to the divisional Matron team who support daily operational activities.

You will be part of the leadership team with responsibility for the strategic direction of the Critical Care Complex, whilst contributing to the strategic direction for the division and organization, ensuring delivery of plans in line with national performance frameworks and acting as the speciality expert.

Our Critical Care department has recently expanded to 24 beds: 10 level 3 and 14 level 2 beds. We provide critical care services to 1100 beds at NNUH and the Unit comprises of over 130 Nurses with 10 CCC Consultants and includes unregistered staff and allied health professionals. We work as part of a highly skilled, dynamic multi-disciplinary team providing care and management for patients requiring level 2 and 3 support from a wide variety of specialties.

Our modern hospital is set just outside the vibrant city of Norwich, in the beautiful county of Norfolk - the land of big skies, stunning beaches and rolling countryside. Our busy and evolving hospital provides care to nearly a million patients each year and our passion for research and development is supported by our close links to the Norwich Research Park and University of East Anglia.

Hours of work: Full time - 37.5 hours per week. 

Opening Date for Applications: 11th July 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 15th August 2018

Interview date : Wednesday 5th September 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rachael Cocker - Senior Matron

Akesh Dhrampal - Director of Service, Critical Care Complex

tel : 01603 287074

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If you have problems applying, contact

01603 287578