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Divisional Director - Medicine

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£99,891 to £114,949 per annum
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 9
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exceptional opportunity to join Team UHBW as our Divisional Director for Medicine, in addition to being a pivotal time for both division and organisation in terms of strategic direction and opportunity. We are looking for an inspirational, compassionate, and kind leader who shares our values and our ambition. Passionate about the wellbeing of our people and putting the patient at the centre of every decision, you will have a strong focus on quality and performance and a track record in innovation in service delivery. As a key member of the Trust Senior Leadership Team, you will also be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, working with other divisional and corporate leaders in the mobilisation of our key priorities, sharing your experience to further our journey of improvement.

Please note - the selection process including interview will take place face to face in Bristol on Monday 11th December.

Main duties of the job

The Divisional Director is jointly accountable with the Clinical Chair for the effective and efficient running of the Division's operations and services and to ensure high quality and safe delivery of treatment and care for patients.

The Divisional Director has direct accountability for the Division's overall governance, service delivery and improvement, finances, capital programmes and workforce strategy, ensuring that that appropriate plans are developed, monitored, and delivered to agreed performance criteria reflecting the targets and priorities set out in the regulatory frameworks.

The Divisional Director will work in partnership with other Divisions to contribute to the development and delivery of the Trust's strategic direction to achieve the Trust's Corporate objectives and to make a positive contribution to the provision of health services across the local health economy.

The role holder will be a member of the Divisional Board and the Trust's Senior Leadership Team and contribute to other fora within and outside of the Trust.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together acombined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than500,000 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.

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Job responsibilities

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Bristol Royal Infirmary

Upper Maudlin St



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