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Deputy General Manager

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton
£45,753 - £51,668 pa
Closing date
11 Aug 2021

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Acute Trust
Operations & Performance, Manager of Operations, Manager of Performance
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The post holder will support the General Manager in the day to day operational and performance management of the Business Unit. They will provide effective leadership contributing towards the achievement of the financial forecast and delivery of contracted activity, to implement local / national policy / strategy, achieve local and national targets and deliver service development.

The main duties of this job include:


Operational running of your designated speciality areas Financial Management of your designated speciality areas The delivery of challenging local and national NHS targets or the development and implementation of plans to deliver these where they are not complaint Developing services that will be fit for the future and that deliver safe, quality, timely patient care Leadership of your speciality areas, motivating your own team and the wider multidisciplinary team to delivery on challenging targets Representing your speciality areas at internal and external meetings and providing assurance to the General Manager on Operations, Finances, and workforce. Challenging the status quo and seeking to continuously improve the service that we deliver. Drive the efficiency agenda in your area Coach, mentor and develop your team to achieve their goals and to achieve the wider strategic objectives of your specialities, the Business Unit and the Division. As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together


Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.


In terms of location, Derby and Burton offer the best of both worlds – city life on the doorstep of a stunning rural environment. We border the National Forest and we are in easy reach of the Peak District, offering outstanding natural beauty. Centrally located, we have excellent transport links to the rest of the country including major cities.


KEY RESULT AREAS/Deliverables/Key Activities:


To be responsible for the management of the identified part of the Business Unit, including but not limited to, ward areas, assessment units, outpatient areas, daycase and theatre suites, administrative areas etc. To ensure the delivery of key performance targets ( e.g. 4hr A&E, 18 weeks, cancer etc.) within the service area as agreed with the General Manager To develop and implement systems for monitoring demand trends and ensuring staffing levels are appropriate for the demand level To develop operational policies and procedures to ensure that available resources are deployed in the best interests of patients To support the General Manager and work with the Clinical Director and Assistant Clinical Directors to ensure that the service operates safe and timely assessment, referral and discharge To implement internal service redesign/ development techniques across the Business Unit, and ensure that tangible improvements in service are achieved and sustained To ensure that clinical and management staff are fully engaged in the service redesign processes To work effectively as part of the Business Unit team and to support the overall strategic direction and operational agenda of the management team To support the development and implementation of the Trust Winter Plan, as it relates to all of the areas included within the Business Unit To operate strict managerial control over allocated budgets, ensuring good value for money and delivering within specialty budgets Key facts about our Trust:


Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs Closing date of applications: 27 July 2021


Interview date: 6 August 2021


For further details / informal visits contact: Richard Doane, General Manager


Email address:


Telephone number: 07384 871071


Additional contact information


Caitlin Richens, Deputy General Manager 07384871057


Luke Gregory, Deputy General Manager 07387 248736


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