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Business Manager (XN07)

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen to join the Chapel Allerton Clinical Service Unit (CSU). We are looking for a focused and highly motivated individual to join the management team in the role of Business Manager with a key focus on day to day operational management and service improvement, predominately working within the Dermatology and Elective Orthopaedic services, but will be required to work across the CSU as part of the wider management team.

Main duties of the job

This post is pivotal in providing key operational and business management support to ensure the delivery of a quality, patient focused service. The post holder will join an established and supportive management team in the CSU and will be required to work with management and clinical teams within the CSU

The post holder will be required to manage the day to day operational aspects of service delivery, with a focus on achieving and monitoring access performance and service improvement alongside budgetary responsibilities. The post holder will be required to develop professional relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders in order to support the business functions of the CSU.

The ideal candidate will have business acumen, with knowledge of an operational management environment with a particular focus on developing and delivering business plans, achieving key performance targets including access and financial targets. The post holder will be able to lead and support a motivated team to ensure successful delivery.

About us

Our values are part of what make us different from other trusts, so we see this as a strength, as well as a responsibility. They have been developed by our staff and set out what they see as important to how we work. Our five values are:






All our actions and endeavours will be guided and evaluated through these values.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder provides management support to the CSU or a component part of the CSU. He/she will have responsibility for the performance of administrative and clerical staff and will ensure that services are delivered within budget to agreed quality standards and in accordance with agreed activity levels.

The post holder will also work with members of their CSU and other senior managers in the strategic development of the services provided by the CSU. This will include strategic and operational business planning and monitoring, and the development of relationships with key internal and external partners. The post holder will ensure the CSU functions as an integral part of the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and that CSU and Trust-wide objectives are achieved simultaneously.

Person Specification

Additional Requirements


  • Change management skills including service reconfiguration
  • Analytical skills, literacy and numeracy. Ability to analyse data and formulate reports
  • Able to communicate in a complex service
  • Understanding and experience of information analysis essential for communicating business, finance and workforce plans



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent professional qualification
  • Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development, including a management qualification or post graduate diploma
  • Management qualification or post graduate diploma.
  • Career progression through continuing professional development.


  • Masters level in a related field

Skills & behaviours


  • Ability to work under significant and sustained pressure and to highly demanding and often conflicting timescales.
  • Ability to maintain systems for keeping abreast of changes in the NHS and their impact on the Directorate
  • Commitment to team working with the ability to take personal responsibility for difficult decision making



  • Demonstrates an understanding of both the NHS culture and of the cultures of the different health professional groups
  • Sound understanding of the NHS modernisation agenda to include priorities from the Department of Health, Monitor, Healthcare Commission, National, Local and Trust Targets
  • Work within the Trusts Capital and Corporate Planning procedures
  • Understanding and experience of effective information analysis, data interpretation and presentation, and software applications essential for communicating business, finance and workforce plans


  • NHS management experience

Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals


St. James's University Hospital

Beckett Street



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