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Senior Finance Business Partner Inpatients and Specialist

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Grays, Essex
£50,952 to £57,349 a year inclusive of fringe HCAS
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Job overview

An exciting new opportunity has arisen within EPUT Financial Team.

The role of Senior Finance Business Partner Inpatients Specialist and Psychology Services will be a pivotal role as a senior member of finance responsible for key care areas.

The post holder will be provide a comprehensive financial management service to clinical and/or corporate managers within one or more directorates.

The post holder will also be responsible for the production of timely and accurate management reports.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who is self-motivated, has a keen eye for detail and a proven track record of achievements including meeting deadlines.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly to support the department in delivering the monthly core financial reporting function in accordance with internal and external deadlines.

The post holder must have high professional standards, integrity and possess enthusiasm and energy with a desire for continuous improvement.

The Trust's finance department is based in Grays, Thurrock.

Main duties of the job

Support the Head of Finance in the identification, development, planning and implementation of local strategies and programmes, which delivers national policy and strategy and that modernises and improves health care delivery and performance across the Trust.

Interpret national finance guidance/policy/legislation and advise the organisation on how to take forward and implement and taking action in conjunction with the Head of Finance.

Plan and performance manage the services and resources for which you are responsible. Train, support and encourage staff to give their best and seek innovation. Make change happen and help others to do so.

To develop partnership working and user involvement within services.

To evaluate models of service, ensuring that all such models are in line with national policies.

To support development of services working to the latest models and ensuring they are of the highest standard which secures local and national recognition.

To be a member of corporate or directorate committees as agreed by the Head of Finance.

See JD for further details.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See attached Job Description and Person Spec for details of duties, responsibilities and requirements.

Person Specification

Short listing


  • Application evidences relevant experience


  • Application evidences proven track record

Meets essential criteria


  • Relevant Qualifications
  • Relevant experience


  • Meet majority of essential criteria

Is appointable at interview


  • Able to perform well at interview


  • Able to perform well at interview

Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust


Finance Department, Thameside House

Thurrock Community Hospital, Long Lane

Grays, Essex

RM16 2PX

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