Primary Care Operations Manager – COVID Vaccination Centre

North West England
Band 8a level
27 Mar 2021
24 Apr 2021
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type
A large NHS organisation is currently seeking a very capable individual, to provide professional and operational support to enable the delivery of Covid 19 Vaccination programme. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Work as the operational leader of a team on site in delivering a safe and effective service for the delivery and implantation of COVID-19 vaccinations;
  • Leadership, planning and delivery of the vaccination;
  • Oversight & governance of the site and ensure the efficient management of services;
  • Working in collaboration with stakeholders such as PCN Clinical directors, GP practices, Vaccinator staff, Volunteers and support staff, Commissioners, Public health, Patients and all staff on site;
  • Developing initiatives, collaborating as necessary internally and externally, to increase uptake;
  • Ensuring that teamwork and staff management is undertaken effectively and efficiently on site;
  • Work collaboratively with locality workstream leads and attend meetings as necessary to ensure a comprehensive locality wide service; sharing experience and learning across other sites as needed;
  • Making decisions on day to day delivery of services and operational issues for areas within their responsibility;
  • Management & co-ordination of the team on a day-to-day basis, ensure all clinics, activities and consultations are delivered in an effective & timely way, in line with service needs;
  • Maximising resources to target need, including the deployment and supervision of staff as appropriate;
  • Monitoring and auditing the quality and effectiveness of service delivery;
  • Providing operational leadership, ensuring that all clinical and non-clinical staff are aligned with the site and programme objectives and are working effectively at the highest levels of safety and quality;
  • Ensuring all staff receive appropriate supervision, training and work as part of team;
  • Managing and coordinate necessary logistics and liaise with third party suppliers to coordinate stock, deliveries and transport of materials and supplies to the centre;
  • Analysing and interpreting data as required using management and clinical information in order to support and deliver the vaccination programme;
  • Managing and coordinating the rostering system;
  • Engaging and involving senior clinical staff in core business and clinical processes, planning and decision making.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Ability to react to immediate problems of a highly complex nature with associated risk factors and deliver pragmatic solutions sometimes under extreme pressure;
  • Thorough understanding of patient flow in an operational setting, ideally having worked within primary care settings;
  • Deliver results through managing others and using a range of levers in the absence of direct line management responsibility.
For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email

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