Hospital Job: Matron Role with NHS Trust

Matron Role at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Are you a passionate and experienced Registered Children’s Nurse ready to take the next step in your career? Dive into the vibrant world of healthcare leadership with an exciting opportunity at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. As the Matron for Children & Young People, you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of pediatric services and making a difference in the lives of countless patients.

Discover the Role:

We’re seeking a dynamic and dedicated Registered Children’s Nurse with extensive clinical and managerial experience to join our team as the Matron for Children & Young People. In this permanent position, you’ll work alongside our Senior Matron to lead a team of nurses and support staff, ensuring the delivery of exceptional patient care across our pediatric services.

Why Join Us:

Leadership Opportunity: Step into a leadership role where your expertise and passion for pediatric nursing will shine. As a Band 7 or above professional, you’ll have the autonomy to lead and inspire a diverse team, driving excellence in patient care.

Career Development: Our commitment to professional development means you’ll have access to ongoing training and support to enhance your skills and advance your career. Whether you’re interested in leadership courses or furthering your education, we’re here to help you grow.

Collaborative Environment: Join a dynamic team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing world-class hospital and community services. As part of the Humber Health Partnership, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and specialties, fostering innovation and excellence.

Work-Life Balance: Embrace a fulfilling career while enjoying the stunning surroundings of Hull and its vibrant community. With access to beautiful parks, cultural attractions, and a welcoming atmosphere, you’ll find the perfect balance between work and leisure.

Your Responsibilities:
As the Matron for Children & Young People, you’ll:

Provide leadership and guidance to nursing and support staff within your sphere of responsibility, ensuring the highest standards of patient care and service delivery.
Collaborate with specialty teams and service line colleagues to optimize patient care and service delivery across pediatric services.
Act as a visible and authoritative presence in your area of responsibility, offering support and guidance to patients, families, and staff as needed.

• Contribute to the strategic direction of the service and specialties by meeting key performance indicators and national/local activity targets.
• Manage patient flow efficiently and effectively, ensuring compliance with clinical governance standards and regulations.

Join Our Team:

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding career journey as a nursing leader, we invite you to apply for the Matron position at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. With a supportive work environment, ample opportunities for growth, and a commitment to excellence, you’ll thrive as part of our dedicated team.

How to Apply:

To learn more about this exciting opportunity and apply for the role, please visit our website and review the attached Job Description and Person Specification. We welcome applications from skilled workers requiring sponsorship visas to work in the UK, and we’re committed to considering all candidates regardless of background or circumstance.

About Us:

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is a leading provider of acute and community healthcare services, serving over one million patients annually. With a focus on diversity, inclusivity, and innovation, we’re dedicated to delivering exceptional care to our patients and fostering a bright future for our employees and community.

Join us on this incredible journey and unlock your full potential as a nursing leader at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Together, we’ll make a difference in the lives of children and young people, one patient at a time.

Person Specification

• RSCN/RN (Child) & NMC registration
• 1st Level degree in nursing or health-related or equivalent experience
teaching experience/qualification

• Masters Qualification in relevant discipline
• Leadership/management qualification
• Previously worked as an operational matron
Knowledge, training & expereince

• Extensive clinical & managerial credibility/expertise at B7 or above in paediatric nursing
• Demonstrates leadership and management skills
• Ability to manage complex & unpredictable situations, to problem solve and make difficult decisions
• Ability to manage resources effectively especially human resources and financial
• Ability to work strategically and collaboratively
• Track record of achievement and personal/professional development
experience of leading and implementing change
communication & interpersonal

• Excellent interpersonal skills
• excellent presentation skills
• evidence of verbal and report writing skills


• Personal integrity and credibility
• Approachable and adaptable
able to travel between sites
• 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).
Employer Details:

Employer Name: Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Address: Hull Royal Infirmary, Anlaby Road, Hull, HU3 2JZ, Hull, HU3 2JZ
closing date: 2nd May, 2024

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