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Interim Operational Lead - Surgery

The Finegreen Group
South East England
Not specified
Closing date
17 Nov 2021

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A key appointment is needed for a high profile NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an Interim Operational Lead for Surgery for approx 6 months. This role will start ASAP. The role will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at Band 8c and will be mainly on-site due to the nature of the role.

Key responsibilities:
  • Support the Surgical Division on daily operational management and to deliver key projects across the division and CBU;
  • Support the wider leadership team within the division;
  • Daily capacity and flow of surgical emergency care across sites;
  • Manage the elective capacity to maintain management of the waiting list through winter supporting: delivery of elective pathways; maximising independent sector; ensure that insourcing/outsourcing contracts are maximised, new opportunities sought and contracts managed;
  • Lead on key improvement plans for Cancer 2WW performance.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Postgraduate degree or equivalent level of experience;
  • Experience of managing operational services at this level within Acute Providers is essential;
  • Significant experience of Operational Service Management across Surgery and Elective Care;
  • Substantial experience managing waiting times targets;
  • Experience of managing transformation in an operational setting.
If you are interested in this role, please send a copy of your updated CV to 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.


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom
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