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Private Patient Matron

Job Description

There are many good reasons to choose to come and work at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

1st September 2015 was a landmark date for Chelsea and Westminster and West Middlesex hospitals as we officially came together to form the enlarged Foundation Trust. This helps secure the future of both major acute hospitals and by combining into a single, unified trust there will be more scope to innovate and develop even better services for our patients.

We aim to be a hospital of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to improve all aspects of the patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce. Our vision is to be a first class hospital for our community and we will build a strong and sustainable foundation trust which provides high-quality, value-for-money services to meet the health needs of the local population. It' s a very exciting time to come and work for us.

Band 8a Private Patient Matron

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to the post of Matron to cover our Gynaecology department, Assisted Conception Unit and Private Maternity Unit. Working flexibly the post holder will ensure that they provide a gold standard, patient focused service at all times

We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic and possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work with a complex range of clients in an innovative private patient setting.

The post holder will be an experienced nurse and/or midwife with a passion for excellent patient experience and the drive to support the planned growth in our private patient areas.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for relevant application criteria.

Successful applicants will have be able to demonstrate they meet the essential criteria in the person specification in their application and if shortlisted, at interview and assessment.

We are pleased to announce that as of 1st September 2015 Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust now includes West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust. This move sees the organisations become one major multi-site healthcare provider and teaching hospital, across two main sites.

In light of this exciting partnership we would like all candidates to understand that when applying for a role at any of the Chelsea and Westminster or West Middlesex sites, they are applying for a role within the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Simon Mehigan ( Email address removed )

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.

Please note:
The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Interview arrangements will be communicated via your NHS Jobs account following the closing date. If you decide to apply for this post but have not heard from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, we regret that this usually means that your application was not successful on this occasion

**In submitting an application form, you authorise Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.**

***Please note that during the recruitment process your Identity Documentation (i.e. passport, driving licence, visa, etc.) will be scanned using a device which recognises UV, Infrared and Machine Readable Zone security features of the documents provided***

****Employment at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is offered subject to successful completion of a 6 month Probationary Period****

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