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Operational Services Manager

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Operational Services Manager

The post holder will be educated to degree level or hold an equivalent qualification/experience. The post holder should have management or supervisory experience within the Acute Trust setting. The post holder must be highly motivated, enthusiastic and confident with excellent communication skills and the ability to manage a busy workload, work to tight deadlines and manage conflicting priorities.

Main duties of the job

Reporting to the NMCPS Directorate Manager, the post holder will support the NMCPS Management Team in the effective operational management of resources within the Network.

The post holder will be responsible for the Line Management of the Histology Administration Team.

Evidence of key management or supervisory skills is essential and applicants should provide, in the application, examples of how they have used these skills.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Reporting to the NMCPS Directorate Manager, the post holder will support the NMCPS in the delivery of a high quality Histology Administration service.

Please refer to the Job Description.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree or equivalent


  • Diploma/Degree in Management or health related subject

Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience


  • Operational Management experience
  • 2 years' experience of working in an acute Trust (working to degree level) in a management role or equivalent experience
  • Computer literate
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Able to positively influence to ensure effective and efficient delivery of service
  • Awareness of NHS plan access Targets2


  • Experience of management of change issues
  • Experience in introducing innovative practice
  • Experience in research environment
  • Experience in clinical laboratory environment

Personal Qualities


  • Ability to work in a high pressured environment & work to deadlines
  • Able to develop strong multidisciplinary relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, oral & written

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke University Hospital

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent


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