Matron – Surgery Division

The Finegreen Group
Closing date
15 Dec 2021

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Acute Trust
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A new opportunity has arisen to work for a large NHS organisation in the South East who are seeking to appoint a Matron for their surgery division for 3 months initially.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Accountable for the efficient and effective operational management of the nursing workforce, guaranteeing provision of high-quality evidence based nursing practice which will be delivered within theatres;
  • Provide strong clinical leadership and be highly visible and accessible to patients, carers and staff;
  • To support the developments of Clinical Governance and Service Improvement, to modernise patient services and ensure the active involvement of patients and carers in the way services are developed, delivered and evaluated;
  • Provide line management as required within designated area;
  • Act as a source of expert advice and support on nursing clinical and professional issues within the Directorate;
  • Maintain personal contact with patients, relatives and carers being sensitive to their needs for respect, safety, privacy and dignity and act as a senior point of contact;
  • Ensure the appraisal process for staff is undertaken and that training and development needs are appropriately identified and addressed to support service delivery and development.

A successful candidate will have:
  • Current NMC registration with active pin;
  • Experience having worked within Acute;
  • Experience working as a Senior Ward Sister/ Charge Nurse;
  • Awareness of the NHS Agenda, national directives and all governance aspects of Health care;
  • Experience of working to and delivering quality metrics & outcome measures;
  • A good understanding of the changing NHS environment.

For further information on this role please contact Elecia Heywood on 0161 416 6078 or you can email me on


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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The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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