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Matron (estates, Facilities &it)

Company: Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust    Location: Wakefield
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The Division of Estates, Facilities & IT is looking to appoint its first experienced senior nurse leader to take the lead responsibility for ensuring a patient focused operational Estates and Facilities management service is provided by the Division.

As a key member of the Divisional management team you will provide senior leadership across the Division to support the delivery of front-line professional and operational priorities. Developing a partnership relationship with clinical team leaders you will act as an interface identifying potential problems and finding solutions.

You will also be a key member of the Trusts senior nursing team and will support the overall development of professional practice and improvements to patient safety and care across the organisation.

You must have a proven track record of progressive leadership, development and facilitating change in a culture of continuous service improvement. Self-motivation is essential along with a passion, drive, adaptability and resilience to cope with change within the Trust and wider NHS. Excellent communication skills are key to be able to influence and negotiate in order to further improve the service the Division provides to the organisation.

Enquiries welcome to: Mark Jackson, Deputy Director or Mark Braden, Director of (Estates, Facilities & IT) tel: 01924 543617.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an assessment centre on 5th March. Interviews will be held on 16th March. Closing date: 26th February 2018 "

To help you with your application for this job, please ensure you read the Information and Guidance for Applicants, Job Description and Person Specification; you will find these documents in the right hand panel of the job advert. Please note that secondment opportunities may be considered for fixed term posts.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics.

For all Nursing posts (Band 1 and above, including Safety Support Workers and Healthcare Assistants) please note:
- We may require successful candidates to work rotational, 24 hour shift patterns.
- NHS Professionals are our current partner for managing and booking bank shifts within the Trust. To make things easier for you we will automatically register you onto the NHS Professionals booking system to enable you to work additional shifts,
unless you opt out of the process. We will provide you with further information regarding this during recruitment, and answer any questions you may have.

Please note that if you require a Tier 2 visa on appointment, you will be required to provide criminal records certificates for the countries you have resided in during the last ten years, over the age of eighteen.

Thank you.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

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