Publish date: 18 January 2021

Author: Jenny Richards

Community Matron

Band 8a

Closing date: 31 January 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Community Matron within Mersey Care NHS Trust, within the Integrated Community Nursing Service Line.

You will be responsible for the delivery of proactive caseload management and provide first contact care in response to acute long term conditions and acute episodes of illness. The Integrated Community Nursing service supports patients in a variety of settings e.g. their own homes, residential and nursing homes.

The Community Matron is a key role in the Integrated Community Nursing service that operates across Liverpool and South Sefton. This service combines the District Nursing service with Clinical Nurse Specialists and Community Matrons.  As a senior clinician, you will demonstrate a high level of professionalism and provide clinical leadership within the Integrated Community Nursing teams.

As a Community Matron you will be expected to work as autonomous practitioner with a high level of advanced skills including clinical examination, diagnostics and non-medical prescribing. 

Please note, you should only apply for this vacancy if you have completed a full Masters (MSc) programme in Advanced Clinical Practice.