Interim Head of Operations – Surgery

West Midlands
Competitive – NHSI Agency Cap Band 8c
05 May 2021
02 Jun 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 Head of Operations for Surgery, for up to 3 months in the first instance.

The postholder will be responsible for the delivery and performance of operational services. As this is a key position within the organisation’s senior management structure, candidates must be experienced in managing Surgery services at this level.

This is a full-time role which will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at Band 8c. The role will involve cross-site working across multiple sites.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Leadership and responsibility for the delivery and performance of operational services;
  • Take lead responsibility for delivering national and internal targets, while addressing day to day patient flow issues;
  • Efficient and effective use of resources to ensure the highest standards of patient care and excellent service delivery;
  • Ensure the delivery of agreed quality and financial standards;
  • Develop and implement qualitative and quantitative measures to establish and monitor performance against organisational strategy;
  • Maintain effective working partnerships with commissioners, external stakeholders and other NHS services.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Postgraduate degree qualification or equivalent level of experience;
  • Significant experience of managing Surgery services at this level;
  • Experience of implementing service improvement;
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills.
If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to and cc along with your availability.

If you do not receive a response within 72 hours of receipt, please assume that on this particular occasion, your application did not meet the client’s requirements for this specific role.

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