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General Manager - Cardiovascular Medicine

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
High Wycombe
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to internal promotion, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced or aspiring General Manager to manage the Cardiovascular Service, which consists of Cardiology, Neurology, and Stroke predominately based at Wycombe Hospital.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the operational delivery, performance and governance for an agreed portfolio of clinical services. They will also lead Service Delivery Unit teams to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of high-quality patient centred services, service development and change programmes, driving innovation and integration, modernisation and high levels of staff and patient satisfaction.

Experience of delivery of financial, quality, performance, productivity and workforce targets, local and national, as agreed through the business planning, appraisal and personal development processes is essential, as well as experience in establishing and maintaining internal controls to assure delivery of financial management and the deployment of resources in line with the Trust's financial plan and in accordance the Trust's financial governance requirements. This will include delivering contracted activity levels and managing related pay and non-pay expenditure within agreed budgets, achieving required levels of cost improvement and underpinning service line profitability.

About us

Why colleagues think we are a great place to work!

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

Alongside NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme, you'll have access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

We are working hard to increase diversity at all levels within the trust. We believe a diverse workforce can have a positive effect on both staff wellbeing and patient outcomes.

We welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities and care-experienced candidates.

We are proud to achieve the Gold award for the Armed Forces Covenant and support applications from the Armed Forces Community. Please contact (our Armed Forces Covenant Lead) if you would like guidance or assistance with your application.

We make employment decisions by matching our service needs with the skills and experience of candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding this position, please see attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification/experience
  • Post graduate qualification or equivalent
  • Post graduate qualification or equivalent



  • Significant operational management experience
  • NHS/ public sector experience and knowledge, including up-to-date knowledge and understanding of NHS system reform policy and other key policy drivers
  • NHS/ public sector experience and knowledge, including up-to-date knowledge and understanding of NHS system reform policy and other key policy drivers
  • Proven experience of effective performance and budgetary management and control, including achieving annual targets on a regular basis
  • Proven success in business planning and in the development of business cases
  • Experience of leadership of operational change/project management while also developing and maintaining high standards of quality

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Wycombe Hospital

High Wycombe

HP11 2TT

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