An exciting secondment opportunity has arisen as a Band 7 Deputy Directorate Manager within the Trauma Directorate for 12 months. The Directorate comprises T&O, Paediatric T&O, Spinal Surgery and Neurosurgery.
The Directorate Management Team are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual. You will work closely with the Directorate Manager, the Clinical Director, the Matron and the Senior Management Team. The post holder will ensure optimum and on-going performance in line with corporate objectives, NHS targets and best practice.Main duties of the job
The post holder will support the Directorate in delivering an integrated, responsive and effective Trauma service service across two hospital sites (Royal Stoke and County hospital; collectively known as the University Hospital of North Midlands). Working in a rapidly changing environment and achieving tight deadlines, you will possess excellent interpersonal skills, be self-motivated and able to demonstrate experience of change and people management.
Alongside the Senior Management Team you will lead on the day to day running of the directorate and be responsible for the delivery of operational performance targets.
You will assist and support the Clinical Director and Directorate Manager indeveloping and implementing short and long term service strategies, workforce redesign and contract monitoring.About us
The UHNM NHS Trust covers Royal Stoke Hospital in Stoke on Trent and County Hospital in Stafford. Royal Stoke a large acute teaching hospital, with a Turnover of �360 million. Located in Stoke on Trent and Stafford, UHNM is close to the M6, within commuting distance of culturally diverse major conurbations, such as Manchester and Birmingham and surrounded by rural pleasures, including the Peak District National Park. Each year Royal Stoke cares for over 600,000 people providing emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. It is a leading teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
For more details on the post, please contact:
Laura Lyth, Directorate Manager - 01782 679656
Laura.Lyth@uhnm.nhs.ukPerson SpecificationQualifications and trainingEssential
- Educated to Masters Level or equivalent level of experience
- Diploma/Degree in Management or health related subject
- Degree in another subject
- 2 years experience of working in an acute Trust (working to degree level) in a management role
Skills & KnowledgeEssential
- Experience in introducing innovative practice
- Operational management skills
- Leadership and team building skills
- Ability to work in a high pressured environment & work to deadlines
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