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Job summary

Main area
District Nursing
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
319-2998694HL
Employer
Northumbria Healthcare - NHCT Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Dene Park House
Town
Hexham
Salary
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/04/2021 23:59

Employer heading

Northumbria Healthcare - NHCT Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust logo

Nursing Home Matron

NHS AfC: Band 7

Job overview

There is an exciting opportunity for a Community Matron to join our team at Northumbria Healthcare.

Duties includes, to clinically supervise and demonstrate specialist community healthcare knowledge and skills to develop the skill set of community nursing staff, students, patients and carers within a cluster of community teams.

To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership where team members are supported to work and develop clinical practice across all localities acting as joint supervisors to all Nurse Practitioners where needed.

The post-holder will undertake advanced clinical assessment, needs identification, planning, case management and co-ordination of care for individuals with highly complex needs and co-existing long-term conditions.

Main duties of the job

  • Development of seamless integrated multi-disciplinary health care for patients with complex and long-term conditions by working across professional and organisational boundaries and across primary and secondary care.
  • Proactively seek out those at risk, ensuring early intervention together with timely and appropriate referral to other services.

Working for our organisation

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality – opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England?  Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn’t, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read ‘applicant guidance notes’ before submitting your application.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To clinically supervise and demonstrate specialist community healthcare knowledge and skills to develop the skill set of community nursing staff, students, patients and carers within a cluster of community teams.
  • To provide support, teaching and clinical support to Nursing homes and Carehomes within the PCN.

  • To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership where team members are supported to work and develop clinical practice across all localities acting as joint supervisors to all Nurse Practitioners where needed.
  • In addition, the post-holder will work proactively to reduce unplanned hospital admissions 
  • The post-holder will work towards advanced professional practice including advanced clinical skills

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse 1st level
  • First level degree in health-related subject
  • Advanced Physical Assessment and history taking qualification
  • Independent Prescribing qualification or an ability to achieve this within 2 years of appointment.
  • Registered mentor
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant and additional post registration eg Advanced / Specialist qualification
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Davina Cooper
Job title
Locality Lead
Email address
Davina.Cooper@northumbria-healthcare.nhs.uk