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Divisional Director - Women and Children

Employer
Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Wirral
Salary
£83,571 to £96,376 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8D
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Divisional Director position available at WUTH.

Main duties of the job

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Divisional Director position available at WUTH.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Divisional Director position available at WUTH.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Recent senior management experience in acute NHS environment
  • Experience of leading strategic change in service delivery
  • Experience of managing change to enable the effective delivery of Key Performance


Desirable

  • Management responsibility for a diverse workforce (> 100 employees)
  • Experience of leading projects at a corporate level
  • Experience of developing innovative schemes and business diversification in pursuance of Divisional priorities


Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training

Essential

  • To be educated at Masters Level or working towards qualification or have relevant senior management experience
  • Post Graduate management qualification
  • Recent senior management experience in acute NHS environment


Desirable

  • Experience of using lean tools and techniques
  • Management responsibility for a diverse workforce (> 100 employees)
  • Experience of leading projects at a corporate level
  • Experience of developing innovative schemes and business diversification in pursuance of Divisional priorities
  • Experience of working in partnership with the independent healthcare sector


Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training

Essential

  • Senior operational management experience in an acute environment
  • Experience of leading strategic change in service delivery
  • Experience of managing change to enable the effective delivery of Key Performance


Desirable

  • Experience of cross organisation working to improve service delivery / patient experience / cost effectiveness
  • Evidence of CPD


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Ability to write complex reports and business plans
  • Ability to translate strategic intent into operational direction
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and manage financial, service and manpower data and respond accordingly
  • Ability to plan for service needs
  • Budget holder familiar with budget setting, monitoring and actively managing variation
  • Delivery of KPIs within an acute NHS environment
  • Delivery of significant CIP projects
  • Preparation and presentation of Business Cases to Executives
  • Ability to work effectively in partnership with clinical leaders
  • To be able to analyse, interpret and use analytical skills in situations that are highly complex and multi-functional
  • To have the ability to plan and organise a broad range of complex activities across different professional groups and organisations which will require ongoing review and modification of plans
  • To be able to manage competing demands from a managerial and staff perspective across different services and geographical sites and be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • To be attuned to Health Strategy and Policy at national level and plan to take account of these strategies
  • To hold others to account, as well as being held to account for targets for which the individual is responsible
  • To be able to influence individuals within the organisation and from external agencies
  • To be able to empower others and lead change through people
  • To be literate in IT skills


Desirable

  • To have knowledge of tendering and contracting processes
  • Experience of developing local systems to monitor KPI's, identify trends and model future capacity and demand


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • To demonstrate high levels of seeking and networking from information
  • To be able to communicate confidently and assertively from written and verbal means to a wide range of individuals


Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Arrowe Park Hospital

Arrowe Park Road

Wirral

CH46 6DJ

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408-24-415

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