Interim Director of Operations – Elective Recovery and Restoration

The Finegreen Group
West Midlands
Competitive – NHSI Agency Caps
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work for an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an Interim Director of Operations for Elective Recovery and Restoration, for up to 6 months in the first instance.

Candidates must have a strong track record in optimising performance and driving delivery across Elective Care pathways.

The role will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at a competitive rate.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Leadership and responsibility for improving the delivery and performance of operational services across Elective Care and Recovery pathways;
  • Manage performance and delivery of the Planned Care Restoration Program;
  • Coordinating an Activity Recovery Plan, based on reducing Referral to Treatment (RTT) times;
  • Take lead responsibility for delivering national and internal targets, along with improved and innovative capacity planning;
  • Efficient and effective use of resources to ensure highest standards of patient care and excellent service delivery;
  • Ensure the delivery of agreed quality and financial standards;
  • Manage the development and implementation of new strategic objectives.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Degree qualification or equivalent level of experience;
  • Formal management qualification or appropriate equivalent managerial experience;
  • Strong NHS background;
  • Substantial track record of operational management and responsibility across Elective and Planned Care;
  • Significant experience of RTT management and delivery;
  • Proven ability to implement innovative services and deliver patient outcomes;
  • 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.


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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