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Group Director of Operations

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£83,571 to £96,376 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8D
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced operational leader with vision, enthusiasm, and commitment to join the Clinical Support Services Group as Group Director of Operations.

Clinical Support Services is a large Group spread across two sites, a budget of �142m and 2,000 staff.
  • Theatres & Pre-Operative Care
  • Anaesthetics
  • Critical Care
  • Pharmacy
  • Outpatients
  • MEBS, Medical Illustration
  • Physiotherapy, Dietetics, SLT, Psychology
  • Pain & Vascular Access

Main duties of the job

The role will suit those who are ready to take the next step on the career path to chief operating officer. Leading one of our groups offers the experience of operating services at a geographical scale and complexity rarely found outside of a chief operating officers brief.

You will join a supportive team and have the delegated accountability for your services and performance within the group, whilst being part of a wider senior team supporting executive decision making.

It is an exciting time to be joining the Group, supporting the Trust with the ongoing delivery of elective recovery plans, the focus on improving productivity for theatres and outpatients and delivering financial balance. The Clinical Support Services Group is already a leader in terms of cutting edge technology, with Surgical Assisted Robots (DaVinci and Maco) and a national first with the Omnicell Pharmacy Robot.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for someone who is willing to take on challenges, is resilient, goal orientated and motivated to continually improve patient experience and ensure the highest standards of patient care.

As an experienced leader you will bring the enthusiasm to drive forward this exciting and complex brief. You will also have the appreciation and skills for working in a triumvirate partnership with the divisional medical and nursing directors, to ensure our services are safe, effective, and well-led.

If you are ready for this challenge and your ambition for these services matches ours then we would love to hear from you.

Closing Date: Tuesday 28th November 2023

Interview Date: Friday 15th December 2023

For further details please see the attached job description.

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire

Clifford Bridge Road



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