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NHS AfC: Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Employer type
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
30/04/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Operational and Performance Manager - Neurosciences

NHS AfC: Band 7

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our skilled employees across our hospital sites in Coventry and Rugby, with high quality patient care positioned at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a national and international leader in healthcare.

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

 There has never been a better time to join our team.

Operational and Performance Manger – Neurosciences

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Operational and Performance Manager to work with the Group Management Team in Trauma and Neuro Services at UHCW. This post will work specifically for Neurosciences which comprises Stroke, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neurophysiology services.

The Operational and Performance Manager will be an integral part of the Group Management Team, supporting the Clinical Head of Service, Group Manager, Associate Group Manager, Modern Matrons and specialty Clinical Leads in the development and provision of a comprehensive, high quality, patient-centered care service, by ensuring the efficient utilisation of available resource.

The post holder will work to ensure the operational performance of the specialty including performance against Trust key performance indicators (KPIs such as National Cancer Waiting Time targets, and RTT), finance and staffing plans, and supporting the delivery of the Group Strategy. This post will also be involved with medical staffing and recruitment, to ensure compliant rotas for junior and middle grade doctors. 

This role will take an active part of the Manager of the Day rota for the Trauma and Neuro Services Group where you will work alongside colleagues in a multidisciplinary footprint to support patient flow through the Trust as such the successful candidate will need to demonstrate ability to overcome operational and performance related challenges.

The post holder will work with clinicians as well as the wider management team to both continually improve the specialty, and support the delivery of the Group’s plans. They will be a highly visible and motivated person with strong leadership qualities. They will have excellent interpersonal skills allowing them to work closely with clerical staff, senior management and clinical staff alike. They must be able to raise the profile of the group across the organisation and critically, they must be passionate about delivering a world class service to patients.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual seeking a career in management who wishes to gain additional experience and to develop their existing skills. The ideal candidate will be ambitious and have experience of leading staff, delivering NHS targets and dealing with operational issues within a management role. You will be committed to your own personal development and you must have the ability to manage a busy workload and delivering against tight deadlines. The post holder will be required to deputise for the Associate Group Manager, and provide cross cover as required. Applications are welcomed from staff from all backgrounds with operational management experience.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact:

Holly Simms, Associate Group Manager on 02476 968330

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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 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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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Holly Simms
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Associate Group Manager
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02476 968330 or 07387525315
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