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Interim Divisional Director of Operations – Planned Care

South East England
Competitive – NHSI Agency Cap Band 9+
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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Acute Trust
Job Type
Operations & Performance

Job Details

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

The postholder will be responsible for leading service delivery. Candidates must have considerable experience of managing Planned Care services at this level within a healthcare organisation.

The role will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at Band 9+.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Provision of strong leadership for the delivery and performance of operational services, while ensuring continuous service improvement;
  • Take lead responsibility for delivering national and internal targets, while addressing day to day performance issues;
  • Ensure the delivery of KPIs and agreed quality and financial standards;
  • Ensure pathways and processes are designed to meet operational best practice;
  • Continually review operational resources to ensure that maximum efficiency is achieved, without compromising the quality of service delivery;
  • Develop effective working partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Degree qualification or equivalent level of experience at this level;
  • Strong operational management background across Planned Care services;
  • Proven ability to lead successful service improvement 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 along with your availability.


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