Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00
  • This post is only open to internal applicants.

Community Hospital Matron

Band 8a

Main area
Community Hospitals
Band 8a
37.5 per week
Job ref
Blandford Community Hospital
£40,428 to £48,514 p.a.
23/01/2018 23:59





A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen within Blandford Community Hospital. Due to the personal development of the current post holder we have a vacancy for the role of the Hospital Matron. Blandford Community Hospital is a vibrant, busy hospital with a 24 bedded ward, outpatients, MIU, a Treatment Centre and is the base for the Integrated Community Team. The hospital is situated in the town of Blandford in the beautiful area of North Dorset.  It is well loved and supported by the local people, in particular The Friends of the Hospital.

Services provided within the hospital are being developed to bring services closer to home for the local population. The hospital team work in partnership with the Local Authority, Primary Care and third sector providers.

The hospital benefits from a really proactive leadership team who uphold and deliver exceptional patient care.

We are looking for a Registered Health Professional with experience of developing services, managing and leading a range of professional staff and with evidence of achieving excellent standards of patient care. You must have excellent communication skills, be a positive compassionate role model, be innovative and be passionate about providing the highest level of patient care and experience.


Interviews will take place 08/01/2018

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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

Darren Wickwar, Matron on 07879 667914 or Teresa Cole, Locality Manager on 07765 897476

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277180