Assistant General Manager

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Urology department is seeking a motivated Assistant General Manager with strong leadership skills to lead the Benign Urology department.

As an Assistant General Manager, you will be working in one of the largest Urology departments in the UK providing highly specialised Benign Urology care, including endo-urology, female, reconstructive and adolescent urology, male reconstructive urology and andrology. The department works closely with other trusts as part of the North Central London network and therefore you will be required to build and maintain close relationships with a wide range of clinical and operational teams.

The post holders will have specific focus on maintaining and improving RTT and DM01 performance targets and pathway redesign.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that services are efficiently and effectively run within the Urology department. This will be achieved through excellent human resource, financial and performance management, to achieve improvement in process and patient outcomes.

The post holder will also be operationally responsible for urology outpatients and provide leadership and management support to staff within their areas of management.

The post holder will be responsible for meeting both the Surgical Specialties Division objectives and the strategic corporate objectives of the organisation. The role will also focus on the development and implementation of projects working within tight time scales when required.

The assistant general manager will deputise, where appropriate for the urology general manager in their absence.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically-led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education and world-class research. We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites: University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing) National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Royal National Throat,Nose and Ear Hospital Eastman Dental Hospital Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre The Hospital for Tropical Diseases University College Hospitals at Westmoreland Street We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology. At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For detailed information about this role, please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification (Supporting Documents).

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications


  • Degree and/or an appropriate professional qualification or equivalent experience.


  • Masters level qualification or equivalent specialist knowledge acquired by experience



  • Previous managerial experience in a large and complex organisation preferably within the NHS
  • Proven experience analysing and interpreting performance data
  • A proven record of success in managing change while also developing and maintaining high standards of quality.

Skills & Abilities


  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to liaise, negotiate and influence effectively at Divisional management and all senior levels.
  • Quality focused with an innovative approach and the ability to solve complex problems
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office packages
  • Evidence of political awareness and sensitivity to the high profile of the Trust

Other requirements, including:


  • Demonstrate a commitment to self-development with ability to demonstrate knowledge of current thinking and policy affecting health and public sector.
  • A commitment to promoting equality and diversity in the workplace and in service delivery and development

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



16-18 Westmoreland Street



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