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NHS AfC: Band 6
Full-Time 37.5 hours per week
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Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
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Southport and Ormskirk
Southport and Ormskirk
£30,401 - £37,267 Per Annum
29/04/2019 23:59
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Operational Service Manager

NHS AfC: Band 6

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Southport & Ormkirk Hospital NHS Trust 

Operational Services Manager 

Urgent Care Division

Full Time 37.5 hours per week 

Band 6 

£30,401 - £37,267

The Operational Services Manager plays a crucial role within the Directorate, working closely with the Directorate Manager to ensure efficient and effective operational management for each of the Directorate Services and to support the Directorate's strategic agenda.

This post will work across Urgent Care, supporting both medicine and emergency. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that national and local targets are delivered, that the quality of care is of the highest standard and that resources within the Directorate are managed efficiently and effectively. The successful applicant will gain exposure to a wide range of issues at both an operational and strategic level. This will include leading on key projects to support the delivery of the Directorate's objectives. This is an excellent career development opportunity for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual.

We are looking for a proactive and positive individual with experience of working in an operational role within a clinical setting. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills and will have the ability to forge and maintain good working relationships with colleagues. The ability to manage a very busy workload is essential, as is the ability to quickly find solutions and to identify and focus on critical issues when decision making.

Shortlisting Date: 3 May 2019

Interview Date: TBC 

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Louise Hicks; Directorate Manager

01704 704 933