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Paediatric A&E
NHS AfC: Band 8a
37.5 per week
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The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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£44,956 - £53,042 per annum (salary incl HCAA)
27/08/2017 23:59
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Matron A&E Paediatrics

NHS AfC: Band 8a


The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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An exciting opportunity has arisen within our senior nursing team for a Matron to lead the operational management of this busy and complex department.

The role of the Paediatric Lead Nurse/Paediatric Matron in Accident & Emergency is to provide managerial and professional support on a day to day basis to the Paediatric A&E nursing team ensuring the smooth running of the department to achieve the emergency access target and promote a quality patient experience.

The department benefits from a practice development team of educators who provide support and education to all levels of staff incorporating professional development, advanced nursing practice, research and audit and change management.

If you are a confident, well organised nurse leader with high standards, excellent clinical skills and extensive knowledge and experience of working within a Paediatric emergency care service environment and one who thrives in a busy and diverse clinical setting then we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for someone with proven leadership and management skills who can network effectively both regionally and nationally and support our team in developing advanced clinical roles in nursing.

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

•A highly visible and proactive leadership style acting as a clinical resource and ensuring the sustained delivery of high standards of multidisciplinary care and service delivery.
•A visible senior presence in emergency care promoting patient care.
•Responsible for exploring current practice, identifying areas for development, and planning the appropriate change using current evidence to evaluate outcomes.
•Responsible for the quality of the patients environment and lead on facilitating changes which will improve the patients experience
•Responsible for playing a key operational role and maintain a proactive approach to managing patient flow through the service.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Audrey Malik, Assistant Director of Nursing Medicine, Rehabilitation and Emergency Care via mobile; 07500 050579

If you have problems applying, contact

01895 279489