Clinical Support - Deputy Divisional Director of Operations

  • Department Medicine and Emergency Care Division
  • Salary £65,664.00 – £75,874 per annum
  • Closing Date 07/07/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 8c
  • Job ref 223-DDO-583
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Ability to fulfil the requirements of the Trust's on-call rota)

**Please note the banding for this post is subject to Agenda for Change evaluation confirmation**

The post of Deputy Divisional Director for Medicine and Emergency care is a key senior leadership position within the Trust. The role will involve working closely with the Divisional Director of Operations, across the Division, the Trust and with system partners, to oversee specific projects and improvements. 


Main duties of the job

Responsible for the oversight of the Divisional operational performance and support the service development within the respective services within the Division. This will include responsibility for the achievement of the relevant key performance and access targets, contractual obligations including all CQC standards.
Ensure the Trust vision and values are part of everyday practice across the Division.
Establish a comprehensive annual plan for the division in collaboration with the Divisional Director and Centre Managers in line with the key corporate objectives, changes in demand for services and contractual obligations contained within the Trust’s annual business plan.
Ensure with the Divisional Director strategic alignment across the organisation and particularly across the Divisions.
Monitor and review business and service performance at all levels across all dimensions of care and delivery, reporting on performance directly to the Divisional Management Team, and instituting recovery plans and remedial action plans where necessary.
Assisting the development and implementation of major delivery and transformation plans to affect the service strategy including those involving cross divisional and external partnership working, to support improved patient pathways.
To oversee substantial budgets, significant numbers of staff and complex clinical operations.
To assist in driving through the delivery of ambitious targets to continually improve performance within the Division.

Working for our organisation

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.  

You will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the Divisional strategy and day-to-day operational management of services within the Division.  The successful candidate will be a highly experienced and motivated NHS manager who has proven experience of providing first class leadership to deliver sustained improvements across complex services. This role provides an excellent opportunity to take your career to the next level.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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