Interim Patient Flow Manager

The Finegreen Group
East of the U K
Competitive – NHSI Agency Cap Band 8c
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Acute Trust
Operations & Performance, Manager of Operations
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An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work for an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an Interim Patient Flow Manager, for a 6 month period in the first instance.

Candidates must have significant experience of successfully managing patient flow, capacity and demand and bed management in a similar role within the NHS.

The role will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at Band 8c.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Identify and take immediate action to resolve and prevent delays within the patient flow system, escalating unresolved issues to appropriate SMT;
  • Organise and prioritise own workload within timescales and schedules, building in flexibility to deal with unforeseen demands on time and resources;
  • Working within the services with staff to improve processes for admission, patient flow within the Trust and patient transfer and discharge procedures;
  • Management and delivery of significant out of area bed/patient repatriation;
  • Liaise with members of the multi-professional team both within the organisation and with external stakeholders, to ensure continuity is maintained and patient flow is maximised.
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience of managing Patient Flow and Discharge Planning at this level;
  • Successful Senior Operational Management experience;
  • Experience of out of area bed/patient repatriation.
If you are interested in the 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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