Matron for Children & Young People at Hull University Teaching Hospitals (Sponsorship Available)

Hull University Teaching Hospitals is currently looking to hire an experienced, caring, dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse to fill the role of Matron for Children & Young People. Applications from Nurses who meet the requirements are welcome.

The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community Partnership arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over £1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts – Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) – our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas – biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Partnership and our community.


  • Matron for Children & Young People


  • Very attractive

Job Schedule

  • Full Time


  • Hull, UK

About the Role

We are looking for a Registered Children’s Nurse with extensive clinical and managerial credibility and experience to work across the current portfolio of the Senior Matron for Children & Young People on a permanent basis.

The successful applicant will have worked in a leadership role at a Band 7 or above and will be a professional/clinical leader for a large Registered and Non Registered Nursing workforce across Paediatric Services.


  • Under the guidance, supervision and direction of the Head of Nursing the post-holder is the line manager and professional/clinical leader of the nurses/midwives and support staff within his/her sphere of responsibility.
  • The post-holder will provide professional advice and support to speciality teams and service line colleagues to ensure the delivery of the highest quality of patient care and service delivery.
  • The Matron will ensure that nursing and relevant support staff are led across the paediatric service are managed and developed in order to enable them to deliver the highest standards of patient care and service.
  • The Matron will provide a highly visible, accessible and authoritative presence in their area of responsibility.
  • The Matron will be available to patients, their families and staff to provide assistance, advice and support and to address problems and concerns, as required.
  • The Matron will contribute to the strategic direction of the service and specialties through meeting key performance and national and local activity targets
  • The Matron is accountable jointly with the service manager(s) and service director(s) for managing patient flow efficiently and effectively and for all aspects of clinical governance within their remit.
  • The Matron will be required to act up in professional or managerial capacity as required and appropriate.
  • The post holder will provide a highly visible, accessible and authoritative presence and be available to patients, families and staff to provide assistance, advice and support and address any concerns as required.
  • The successful Individual will contribute to the strategic direction of the service and specialities through meeting key performance indicators and national and local activity targets.


  • RSCN/RN (Child) & NMC registration
  • 1st Level degree in nursing or health related or equivalent experience
  • Teaching experience/qualification
  • Extensive clinical & managerial credibility/expertise at B7 or above in paediatric nursing
  • Demonstrates leadership and management skills
  • Ability to manage complex & unpredictable situations, to solve problems and make difficult decisions
  • Ability to manage resources effectively especially human resources and financial
  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively
  • Track record of achievement and personal/professional development
  • Experience of leading and implementing change
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Evidence of verbal and report writing skills
  • Personal integrity and credibility
  • Approachable and adaptable
  • Able to travel between sites


  • Competitive Salary
  • Visa Sponsorship: Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should kindly CLICK HERE to learn more about the job and the application process.


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Application Deadline

May 2, 2024