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Specialty Manager - Division of Medicine

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Division of Medicine has 2 exciting opportunities for driven, organised and compassionate individuals to join us as Specialty Managers in the following specialties:
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology (permanent contract)
  • Respiratory Medicine (fixed term contract until July 2025)

  • Main duties of the job

    Alongside the Clinical Lead and Matron, you will be an essential member of the specialty leadership triumvirate.

    You will be responsible for all aspects of day-to-day operational service delivery, with a focus on achieving performance and quality standards, continuous service improvement, and leading on the development and delivery of specialty business plans.

    About us

    University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

    Person Specification

    Knowledge and Experience


    • Experience of line management
    • Experience of performance management
    • Experience of improving a service
    • Knowledge of quality, safety and clinical governance in a healthcare setting
    • Knowledge of current issues and priorities in healthcare


    • Experience of managing budgets and finances
    • Experience of working in a healthcare setting
    • Experience of project management

    Skills and Abilities


    • Able to analyse and resolve complex issues
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Prioritises and manages their time and workload
    • Strong organisational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
    • Clear written and verbal communication
    • Able to coach and mentor others

    Qualifications and Training


    • Educated to degree level AND/OR equivalent experience
    • Evidence of continuing professional development


    • Management or leadership qualification



    • Compassionate and embodies Trust values
    • Motivates, supports and empowers others
    • Flexible and adaptable
    • Can persuade and influence a wide range of people
    • Drive to achieve results and maintain high standards

    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


    Bristol Royal Infirmary

    Upper Maudlin Street


    BS2 8HW

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