Matron – Palliative Care

  • Swindon
  • £45,000 to £50,000
  • Permanent

Matron – Palliative Care, Swindon, Full Time, up to £50,000pa + Benefits

The Key details are – I am recruiting for a Matron who specialises in Palliative Care to join this client and play a highly visible role in the organisation, accessible, authoritative and an influential specialist clinical leader for staff and patients and their families across all Hospice Services.

Location: Swindon – within easy access via Train, Bus and car with car park

Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 per annum / £23.07 – £25.64 per hour based on 37.5 hours per week.

Hours: Full Time available – 37.5 Hours Per Week

Employee Benefits: In return for providing your skills, experience and passion in delivering outstanding patient care, you will be rewarded and provided opportunities for progression and continuous training and Benefits.

Responsibilities across the Hospice Services will include but will not be restricted to:
Further Details about the Role: I am looking to recruit a Matron who specialises in Palliative Care to provide clinical and managerial leadership, acting as a role model to inspire and motivate and empower nurses, ensuring clinical competencies are maintained and practice is developed and maintained across the Hospice’s services. Ensure that Hospital to Home Services are delivered in a culture where clinical quality, service improvement and financial accountability are paramount. To play a key role with the Medical Director and Director of Services in reviewing and supporting ways of working to ensure an efficient, needs led approach to working that reflects the patient service’s strategy, across the whole palliative care pathway. Providing expert advice and influence within the Prospect Hospice and to external stakeholders to help shape workforce planning, delivery of safe staffing, business development, service reviews and future pathway planning.

Person Specification: I am looking for the successful applicant for this Matron Opportunity will possess a full without restrictions NMC registration. Masters Level Qualification or Equivalent. Specific qualification in specialist palliative care and willingness to achieve Masters. Non-medical prescriber. Leadership or management qualification. Patient Assessment and Examination Module (PACE). Teaching certificate. Knowledge of current National Palliative Care guidance and initiatives. Specialist palliative care experience with substantial experience working at CNS level. Experience and operational understanding of delivery of specialist palliative care across sector

For more information regarding this vacancy or to apply, please contact Jenna O’Rourke on 02392314677 or send a copy of your CV to All applications are completely confidential.

If this role isn’t for you but you know somebody else who could be suitable please refer them to us. If they get the job, we will send you £250 as a thank you! (make sure they give your name when they contact us).

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