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Deputy Finance Manager

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £50,056 a year pro rata (run through)
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated individual to join the Trust, as a key member of the Financial management team.

The role includes the responsibility for assisting the Finance Manager and wider Financial Management team. This involves providing high quality and wide ranging financial expertise, information and advice on complex financial and performance issues to directors and senior operational staff within the directorates, and advising the Director of Finance on all aspects regarding the overall performance of the Care Group.

There might be an opportunity for this role to become permanent pending on the outcome of Finance Team Re-structure Review' (subject to another recruitment process).

If you are currently employed by the Trust and you wish to apply for this role on a secondment basis, please seek permission from your current line manager before applying for the post.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will ideally have previous NHS finance experience, and be an AAT member or studying towards a CCAB Professional Qualification. However, exceptional candidates who do not fully meet all this criteria may be considered.This post is based at York Hospital, but will involve occasional cross-site working at Scarborough Hospital and other Trust sites. Therefore, the ability to transport yourself and equipment across the locality during the course of a normal working day is required for this vacancy.

The successful candidate will become a Band 7 upon completion of their Accountancy qualification (CCAB or CIMA). Whilst training, they will receive a Band 6 salary.

Do feel free to contact us to discuss this opportunity further

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description .

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact:

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.


Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification



  • Qualified to AAT Level 4 or equivalent


  • Studying towards a CCAB Qualification



  • Theoretical and practical understanding of the NHS financial regime

Financial Management Exp


  • The ability to provide detailed advice and guidance to finance and non-finance managers

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust




YO31 8HE

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