Non Clinical - Divisional Director of Operations

  • Department Chief Operating Team
  • Salary £75,914.00 – £87,754 per annum
  • Closing Date 02/05/2021
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 8d
  • Job ref 223-SDO-223
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

* The banding for this position is subject to  Agenda for Change  confirmation *

The Shrewsbury and Telford Trust are on a journey of change ‘getting to Good’ and as the Divisional Director of Operations you will be responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership to the Care Division for Trust across two sites.


This is a really great opportunity to take your career to the next level. Working within a supportive senior leadership team and with the chance to really develop your own skills in the role you will see the impact it has not only in the Division but also across the Trust and for people in Shropshire.


You will work closely with the Divisional Clinical Director and Divisional Head of Nursing to provide strategic direction and operational leadership to deliver high quality and safe clinical services within required national and local standards. You will be responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of day to day operational performance of the Division ensuring sustainable delivery of high quality patient care, safety processes, operational standards and quality/ service improvement programmes in line with the Trusts strategic plans. The post holder will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer in monitoring performance against objectives and in ensuring high standards of corporate governance are adhered to. 

Further details / Informal visits contact

Name: Mark Cheetham

Job title: Divisional Medical Director 

EMail address:

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In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
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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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