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Paediatric Matron - SSPAU/OPD/A&E

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
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St. Leonards on sea
£31,696-£41,787 per annum
24/10/2017 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


Are you dynamic ? forward thinking? looking for a new challenge? The paediatric department is looking to expand our management offer to support the continued development of our short stay paediatric assessment unit, our outpatient department and our A and E paediatric nurses. The role is both clinical and managerial

This is an excellent opportunity for either an experienced Ward Matron or an experienced Sister/ Charge Nurse looking to progress their career and work with us to continue to develop our services.

You will provide strong leadership, possess excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills and be able to develop and support staff with your clinical and professional expertise. You will be expected to have budgetary knowledge and a wider understanding of strategic vision for paediatrics nationally and locally

You will have advanced clinical knowledge and skills, and will be expected to work with autonomy and minimal supervision. In return you will be offered excellent managerial support and commitment to both your personal and professional development and career.

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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

Kaia Relfe or Liz Vaughan

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400 ext 4147