Interim Operations Manager - Discharge

West Midlands
Competitive – NHSI Agency Cap Band 7
28 Jan 2021
25 Feb 2021
Finegreen Consultant
Acute Trust
Job Type
An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work for an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an Interim Operations Manager, for up to 3 months in the first instance.

The successful candidate will be experienced in managing the discharge process in acute/community settings.

The role will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at Band 7.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Co-ordinate integrated acute/community teams and provide strong leadership to staff within each organisation;
  • Ensure processes are in place to safely avert unnecessary hospital admissions;
  • Develop and maintain pathways that will enable timely assessment of patient needs for safe discharge;
  • Co-ordinate access to services in the community for people with complex needs;
  • Take lead responsibility for specified operational tasks and projects;
  • Develop effective working relationships between multi-disciplinary teams by engaging the commitment of a wide range of clinicians, professionals and managers from Health, Social Care and partner organisations from independent and voluntary sectors.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Degree or working towards / post graduate management or business qualification;
  • Expert knowledge of strategic and operational management;
  • Significant proven experience at a senior level in managing the discharge process;
  • Experience of service and policy development, designed to improve patient care pathways.
If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability.