Head of Clinical Services / Matron

West Midlands, Wolverhampton
Competitive plus fantastic benefits
26 Nov 2020
26 Dec 2020
Nuffield Health
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

Nuffield Health, the UK's largest not for profit healthcare provider, is looking for a Matron (Head of Clinical Services) for our Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital.

Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital has an established reputation in West Midlands and surrounding regions as the leading provider of private healthcare with an excellent team of highly skilled consultants and matron-led nursing staff.

Whether you are currently in the NHS or a private setting, we're sure you will find your career with us motivating and rewarding. Like all of us at Nuffield Health, you do what you do because you care. Every one of our brilliant people is passionate about making a real difference.

Our Role

At Nuffield Health, you will discover nursing as it should be - with more time to care, and to get to know the people who are our patients. What's more, we are proud to deliver Matron-led care. You will enjoy a highly visible role, as a clinical lead with a true passion for delivering excellent personalised care.

An overview of our hospital facilities:

The hospital itself is set in tranquil, mature grounds and has a fantastic reputation for providing a range of clinical services, such as Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Oncology, ENT, Gynaecology, Urology, General Surgery and Breast Surgery.

  • 27 patient rooms with en-suite facilities

  • 2 major operating theatres, 1 with laminar flow

  • 2 minor ops rooms

  • JAG accredited Endoscopy unit

  • 10 outpatient consulting rooms

  • Purpose built Oncology suite

  • A full diagnostic provision on site, including MRI, CT, DXA, Mammography, Ultrasound and X-ray

  • Physiotherapy and treatment rooms

  • On-site pathology laboratory

  • 24hr resident medical office

Take a look at our Hospital here:


Responsibilities of a Matron / Head of Clinical Services.

  • Ensuring your hospital provides safe and effective care to people experiencing a diverse range of surgical and medical interventions.

  • Delivering effective operational management and inspirational leadership.

  • Across wards, theatres, outpatients, pharmacy, radiology, imaging, oncology, infection prevention, cardiology and pathology, you will champion improvement to clinical standards, care and service.

  • As a role model for excellent clinical governance, you will provide strategy and direction for the hospital.

  • Always being approachable and accessible to patients, relatives and colleagues alike.

Our Ideal Matron will have:

  • A track record of achievement in managing, leading and developing nursing practice.

  • Proven experience of line managing and leading clinical teams and services. (Including roles such as; nursing services manager, head of clinical services and clinical services manager)

  • In depth knowledge of the health care regulatory agenda and mechanisms.

  • An ability to stabilise teams, re-engage and recognize them, driving standards of care and a passion for health.

  • The ability to quickly understand the clinical challenges facing the hospital and build excellent relationships with internal customers (such as Consultants) and external bodies.

  • A thorough understanding of evidence-based practice and a track record of implementing these practices in a clinical setting.

Our Benefits

We want you to be the best you can be. We promise that we will support you with training opportunities, career development options and our unique health & wellbeing focused benefits package. This includes free membership across all of our Fitness & Wellbeing clubs, along with free private healthcare. Not only this but we also offer a range of lifestyle and financial wellbeing benefits.

If you have any enquiries about the role, please contact Frances at


Salary - Competitive plus fantastic benefits
Closing date - 13/12/2020

Location - Wolverhampton Hospital

Contract Type - Permanent

Weekly Hours - 37.5

Applications will be considered as they are received and interviews will be arranged accordingly. We reserve the right to close adverts early, for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications. Therefore please apply early to ensure you are considered for the post.