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Performance Improvement Lead

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as a Performance Improvement Lead, within the Trust's Operational Performance Team. This post offers the chance to work within a supportive team, will help you develop and strengthen your skills and abilities, whilst giving you the autonomy to shine. This opportunity also provides a strong platform to develop into more senior Performance Management roles.

Main duties of the job

This role is integral to our ambition to continuously improve performance, of the services we provide. To succeed in this position, the right applicant must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to engage and influence others and ability to interpret highly complex data. They must be educated to graduate level or have equivalent experience in a middle management role. They should also have experience of day to day operational management, performance monitoring, service improvement and project delivery- supported by strong data analytical skills.

In this role you will work closely with the Performance Manager, along with other members of the Performance Team and operational teams within the organisation. You will play a key role in the development and delivery of performance improvement, which will support the Trust in providing safe and high quality healthcare at all times.

About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand-new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A& E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached for the job description document for this post for further details in regards to the main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • Previous experience at middle management level
  • Demonstrable experience of operational management in a multi-professional environment
  • People management experience including appraisal and objective setting, recruitment and retention, disciplinary and performance processes
  • Experience of producing reports from numerous data sets and forming clear and concise recommendations for senior managers to consider
  • Previous experience in operational and strategic planning including options appraisal methodology, project/service implementation and change management
  • Budgetary management experience
  • Understanding and experience of information analysis essential for communicating business, finance and workforce plans


  • Experience of working in a complex, externally regulated politically sensitive public sector organisation
  • NHS management experience



  • Negotiation, influencing and diplomacy skills
  • Effective leadership skills and a team player with the ability to work flexibly in a diverse and highly demanding organisation
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • The ability to demonstrate a Fair, honest and consistent approach
  • The ability to self-manage and demonstrate resilience
  • Change management skills including service reconfiguration
  • Analytical skills, literacy and numeracy. Ability to analyse information, data and formulate reports
  • The ability to communicate in a complex environment
  • The ability to demonstrate an approach to working in partnership through effective communication and consultation skills
  • People management skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage clinical and business risks developing action plans to improve performance
  • Presentation skills using a variety of options and software packages
  • The ability to provide constructive feedback whether positive or negative



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification or equivalent experience


  • Masters level qualification in a related field
  • Management qualification or post graduate diploma



  • Knowledge of the working of the NHS and wider healthcare system
  • Knowledge and practical understanding of financial and commissioning frameworks

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Royal Infirmary

Duckworth Lane



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