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Interim Divisional Director of Operations - Medicine, ED & Patient Flow

North West England
Band 9+
Closing date
2 Feb 2023
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We are working with an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an interim Divisional Director of Operations for Medicine, ED & Patient Flow. This role will be for 3 months and is based on site.

This is an interim role that falls under the Workforce Alliance Framework and should be expected to be remunerated at Band 9+ per day.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee the day-to-day management of the Medicine, ED & Patient Flow services, ensuring that all local and national targets are achieved and a safe, high quality service is maintained at all times;
  • Provide the operational contribution to the organisations corporate plan and to the achievement of corporate objectives;
  • Promote a culture of collaboration with clinical and non-clinical colleagues and develop innovative and credible approaches to user involvement;
  • Actively contribute to all major activities of the Executive and in the exercise of corporate decision-making and responsibilities;
  • Proactively develop positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Deploy operational managers to ensure delivery of high quality service;
  • Ensure that all services are provided to a high standard and a consistent look and feel;
  • Identify service delivery issues, requirements or areas of underperformance and take the necessary action to resolve;
  • Monitor expenditure against Directorate budgets to ensure the achievement of financial targets, taking appropriate action to resolve any budgetary issues;
  • Ensure value for money and greater efficiency is obtained from Directorate budgets.
  • Lead all aspects of operational management within the Division providing performance reports and monitoring information to stakeholders and board as required.

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • First Degree or equivalent experience;
  • Demonstratable experience working in a similar position within an Acute NHS provider setting at Band 9 or over;
  • Proven track record of leadership, managing redesign, organisational change, service activity and service reconfiguration within a large and complex organisation.

If you are interested in the role, please send me a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate understanding in line with the above.


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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.

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0345 130 4006
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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