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Deputy Directorate Manager

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Deputy Directorate Manager within the Imaging Directorate. The Directorate comprises of CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Radiology, Interventional Radiology, Breast and Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT services.

The Directorate Management Team are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual. You will work closely with the Directorate Manager, Head of Imaging, Clinical Director 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 Imaging services across two hospital sites (Royal Stoke and County hospital collectively known as the University Hospital of North Midlands) and Peripheral areas. The post holder will be working in a rapidly changing environment and achieving tight deadlines and in order to support in the achievement of this 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, Head of Imaging and Directorate Manager in developing and implementing short and long term service strategies, workforce redesign and contract monitoring.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve .

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification

Qualifications and training


  • Educated to Masters Level or equivalent level of experience


  • Diploma/Degree in Management or health related subject
  • Degree in another subject



  • Operational & management skills


  • Significant experience of working in an acute Trust in a management role

Skills & Knowledge


  • Operational management skills
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Ability to work in a high pressured environment & work to deadlines

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent


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