Deputy COO

£400 - £450 per day
20 Jun 2019
18 Jul 2019
Ria Healy
Job Type
Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Main responsibilities

  • Develop, direct and lead service improvement and performance strategies and policies;
  • Work with the Chief Operating Officer, Clinical Director, General Managers and Clinical Leads in providing strong, clear visionary leadership;
  • Ensure effective operational management and delivery of the services;
  • Work with the services and the Emergency Planning Officer to ensure the Trust has robust emergency planning, Business Continuity and escalation response arrangements in place;
  • Provide expert advice across the full range of strategic development and operational performance against objectives, contracts, and targets, and deliver best practice solutions to meet the changing needs of the operational services;
  • Act as a strong and inspirational leader to operational services based on a deeply held commitment to high quality patient care.

Personal characteristics:

  • Full understanding of NHS policies and procedures
  • A proven track record in working with and influencing stakeholders in developing and transforming clinical services
  • Experience of being accountable for financial resources and budget management
  • Operate strategically at a high level both internal and external