Senior Matron/Head of Clinical Development

West Midlands
Closing date
2 Sep 2022

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Finegreen are supporting an NHS organisation in the West Midlands to appoint a Senior Matron/Head of Clinical Development for their Medicine Directorate. 

The post holder will provide clinical and managerial leadership within their areas of responsibility, developing and strengthening and supporting the role of Ward/Department managers and the staff.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Provide strong clinical leadership, be a visible member of the team undertaking clinical shifts where appropriate and support to nursing staff within an agreed Care Group including any clinical nurse specialists and ANPs;
  • Effectively ensure the needs of patients are recognised and met by the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of care across a specific Care Group for admitted and non-admitted patients;
  • Ensure effective use of advanced nursing knowledge and skills, relating to the speciality to enhance patient care delivery;
  • Lead as a visible nursing role model that can provide inspiration and direction;
  • Act as a point of liaison for multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working to achieve the best possible outcome for patient care;
  • Provide clinical and managerial leadership within their areas of responsibility, developing and strengthening and supporting the role of Ward/Department managers and the staff;
  • Act as a resource, and where appropriate implement higher-level action in relation to all the organisation’s policies and procedures;
  • Actively participate with senior staff within and outside the Trust to facilitate the flow of patients through the wards/units and the hospital;
  • Develop and introduce systems to enhance the responsiveness of dealing with patients concerns in conjunction with the PALS service, monitoring any trends, and developing appropriate action plans;
  • Monitor spending, identify areas of potential budgetary overspend and implement plans to address potential overspending. Inform the Divisional Director of Nursing of the remedial steps taken to address area of concern.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Registered Nurse with Current NMC Registration;
  • Emergency & Acute Care or equivalent clinical experience;
  • Experience of working as a Senior Sister/Charge nurse in Medicine and Long-Term Conditions;
  • Evidenced competency of Triage and clinical assessment skills;
  • Demonstrates an understanding of relevant nursing research and its application to practice including current NHS Policies, National Service Frameworks;
  • Excellent managerial, leadership and organisational skills including report writing, presentation skills and time management.
If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate.


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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