Matron – Surgery

The Finegreen Group
South East England
Closing date
30 Nov 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large Healthcare organisation as a Matron – Surgery.

The post will be working on an interim basis, for six months initially, based on the South East Coast.

The post holder will deliver the organisation’s clinical strategy to deliver exceptional patient care in line with the vision and strategy.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the strategic clinical development, in conjunction with Sisters, Matron, CNM, Chief Nurse and consultants;
  • Responsible for the delivery of excellent patient and visitor care, ensuring consistently high standards of patient experience, interaction and communication and maintain high quality clinical care;
  • Ensure that patient experience and well - being remain at the heart of the business;
  • Contribute to the budget planning and management process;
  • Have joint 24-hour responsibility for the ward and manage the day-to-day delivery of services, including bed allocation;
  • Lead and develop the ward staff to enable the delivery of excellence in clinical care;
  • Review the allocation of staff to the in-patient wards and related areas on a daily basis, adjusting the workforce to reflect activity and patient need in conjunction with the senior nursing team;
  • Work with all staff to ensure Early Warning scores are captured and acted on promptly;
  • In conjunction with the CNM, Matron, lead the clinical staff in the management of the day-to-day revenue recapture and cost controls;
  • Act as the Patient Champion, visit patients daily, be available to patients and their guests to handle queries and concerns;
  • To support CNM & Matron with Safeguarding, MCA & DOLS responsibilities;
  • Ensure appropriate systems are in place for monitoring and reporting on clinical, professional, and regulatory compliance, including NICE and NCEPOD compliance;
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures/protocols in relation to the ward activity in line with national guidance, and contribute to organisation wide polices/procedure where appropriate;
  • Link with external groups e.g., critical care network to ensure Enhanced care facilities are effective and robust against National standards;
  • Ensure effective and appropriate management of complaints, promoting a culture where the service learns from complaints to improve care and minimise future complaints, in accordance with the organisation’s policies and procedures.
A successful candidate will have:
  • A qualified nurse, with an NMC registration;
  • Minimum of 5 years post-registration clinical experience in the relevant specialty;
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and its application;
  • Proven ability to diffuse and solve challenging incidents;
  • An energetic approach, whilst also achievement focused and willing to work hard under pressure.


For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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