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Chief Operating Officer - Acute Services

Employer
NHS Greater Glasgow And Clyde
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
£120,469 to £162,445 per annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2021

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Sector
Acute Trust
Category
Executive, Chief Operating Officer
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Executive and Senior Manager Level: Grade H
Salary: £120,469 to £162,445 per annum
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Glasgow, JB Russell House
Reference: 073861

Relocation Package where appropriate

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has the largest Acute Services delivery model in Scotland covering a range of diverse services from local ambulatory care sites to the largest and some of the most modern health service facilities in the UK. The team also deliver a range of services for the West of Scotland on a national basis.

Our Chief Operating Officer role is a very dynamic role and requires someone with ambition, drive and a passion for the delivery of best in class patient services to our population of 1.2 million.

With an Acute workforce of 21,457 staff and an annual revenue budget of approximately £1.5 billion, the post holder will lead and manage services through three Acute Sectors at North Glasgow, South Glasgow and Clyde (Renfrewshire, Inverclyde & Dunbartonshire) and three Directorates with cross site responsibilities covering Women and Children’s Services, Regional Services and Diagnostics and a range of support functions.

As a key member of the Board’s Corporate Management Team the post holder will also actively participate in supporting the delivery of the Boards strategic objectives including the redesign of services to support our population. This includes working collaboratively with the Executive/Corporate Directors, and the Chief Officers of our six Health and Social Care partnerships (HSCPs) and Non-Executive Board members, maintaining a key focus on overall performance and the need to continually improve outcomes to provide safe, high quality, cost effective services with a person centred approach to patients.

Accountable to, and working with the Chief Executive for the overall performance of the Acute Service Sectors and Directorates, the post holder will be expected to fully contribute to the development and implementation of medium and long-term strategy as well as adhering to the clinical, staff and financial governance standards.

We are therefore, seeking to recruit a candidate who will provide visible leadership to all staff and promote a culture of innovation, ambition and continuous improvement with a priority for implementing new ways of working and improving services.

Achievement of the highest levels of clinical and staff engagement and involvement in the development and delivery of person centred and compassionate care is seen as an absolute priority in this role.

The Chief Operating Officer will also have an important role to play in delivering our ambitious plans for improvement and transformation through the Board’s clinical transformation programme “Moving Forward Together”, leading key elements of this work.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate.

We are seeking someone who can demonstrate, the ability to develop an understanding of the strategic direction of a large and operationally complex multisite NHS Acute healthcare environment operating at pace and scale.

The candidate appointed will bring to the role a significant track record of managing and leading multidisciplinary teams across complex services, balancing the need for strategic direction with operational delivery.

Educated to degree level or equivalent with demonstrable senior/board level management experience within a large complex organisation, preferably within the NHS or other comparable Public /Private sector organisations.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have. Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.

If you are inspired by the challenges this opportunity presents and believe you have the relevant skills, experience and qualities we are seeking then we look forward to receiving your application which will be given careful consideration.

If you would like to find out more about this role before applying, for a confidential discussion please contact:

Jane Grant, Chief Executive, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Telephone 0141 201 4642 or E- mail at Jane.Grant@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

To access the Job Description and Person Specification for the role please refer to the supporting information available at the bottom of this recruitment advert.

Find out more about NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde at www.nhsggc.org.uk

You can also note your expression of interest in applying for the post or if you have any questions or require any support regarding the application process then please contact Lynne Stockey, General Manager Recruitment Service, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde on 07766441665 or email at Lynne.Stockey@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

EU Settlement Scheme - EU, EEA or Swiss nationals are strongly encouraged to join the EU Settlement Scheme. From 1st July 2021, as part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status to demonstrate you’re Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families.

Closing date: Sunday 28 November 2021.
Interview date: Early/Mid January 2022.

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