Modern Matron

Role: Modern Matron

Grade: L £46,995-£53,079

Responsible to: Chief Executive

Accountable to: Chief Executive

About the role
Tetbury Hospital Trust has an exciting opportunity for a Modern Matron to join our passionate and committed team. This will be an influential role reporting directly to the Chief Executive and provides the nursing voice on the Trust Executive Board. The Matron will have an inclusive leadership style and oversight of the clinical teams across day surgery, outpatients, minor injuries and our housekeeping team. The hospital comprises of a day surgery unit and purpose-built procedure room, outpatient’s department, X-ray and minor injury and illness unit. You’ll be working with a compassionate clinical team committed to delivering the best in care and rated Good by the Care Quality Commission.

About the Trust
Tetbury Hospital is an independent healthcare provider in the heart of the Cotswolds providing an established day surgery service to patients who choose to have their NHS surgery at Tetbury. The hospital is highly regarded by our visiting consulting body who provide a wide range of specialities including ophthalmic, general and gynaecological surgery. The primary focus of the hospital is the NHS services we provide across our outpatients, day surgery and minor injury and illness unit. In addition to our NHS funded services, we offer private health care to insured or self-pay patients. Tetbury Hospital Is a respected partner in the Gloucestershire health and care system and valued by staff and patients for the high quality, personalised care that we are proud to offer.

About you
We are looking for a skilled clinical leader with experience of surgical pathways and the knowledge to uphold the safety and quality of the clinical services provided by the Trust. You’ll provide clinical advice and guidance to staff and promote strong links with internal and external partners. The Matron will lead the development and implementation of the hospital’s priorities and strategy for the nursing services provided, ensuring compliance to regulations, patient safety, patient satisfaction and continued business success. We are looking for a leader with a focus on continuous quality improvement, as well as ensuring that staffing levels meet patient needs, through their excellent interpersonal skills and commitment to the delivery of high-quality patient care. The post holder will be registered as the nominated individual with the Care Quality Commission supporting the Chief Executive in their role as registered manager.

Skills and experience

  • RGN with valid NMC registration and experience of operating in an acute or community hospital setting.
  • Strong evidence of people management, including experience of implementing and managing clinical and corporate governance, quality improvement and mentorship in practice.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills, confident decision maker and the ability to develop new networks to promote the Trust and expose opportunities for future growth and development.

To apply for this role go to  NHS Jobs 

For more information contact Laura Williams, Chief Executive Officer
07759 700101 or

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