Interim Operations Manager - Mass Vaccination Sites

North West England
Competitive – NHSI Agency Cap Band 7/8a
28 Jan 2021
25 Feb 2021
Finegreen Consultant
Acute Trust
Job Type
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for experienced Operational Managers to lead dynamic teams and sites in the delivery of a safe, personal and effective service for the mass delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations. This assignment will cover a period of 3 months in the first instance.

The successful candidate will have significant experience of managing operational services and multidisciplinary teams in healthcare settings.

The role will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at Band 7/8a.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Responsible for overseeing the operational activity for the clinical assessment, vaccination and post-vaccination observation area;
  • Ensure a consistently resilient, high quality process of delivering COVID-19 vaccinations;
  • Coordination and oversight of vaccination delivery including twice daily reporting;
  • Provision of adequate leadership and support to all staff and citizens;
  • Creating an environment in which the effective delivery of care is appropriately managed and providing ongoing support to the site staff and the patients;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all relevant stakeholders and service providers including PHE health protection services, quality assurance teams, and local authority colleagues to ensure seamless programme delivery;
  • Monitor uptake and identify inequalities in vaccination uptake particularly in relation to social class, ethnicity, special need, and develop and implement plans to reduce inequality.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Degree level qualification or equivalent level of experience;
  • Credible experience of operational management within the NHS;
  • Proven track record of managing patient flow across a healthcare footprint would be advantageous;
  • Significant experience of staff management in a healthcare setting.
If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability.