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Deputy Manager - Maternity Theatres

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS trust are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated individual with a flexible approach, to be part of our leadership Team for the maternity theatres, co- located within the Labour Ward.

Main duties of the job

The Deputy Manager will contribute to the development of the clinical speciality, the professional progress of self and junior team members whilst ensuring effective resource management. The deputy will contribute to assurances and support trust expectations for training to ensure all staff who work in maternity theatres have the right skills and confidence.

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The ideal candidate would be experienced in both scrub and first stage recovery with knowledge of all specialties that we see across the theatre service. Leading and managing the team on a day to day basis is the main part of this role. Involving the team in new developments to maximise the patient journey is one of the key objectives. You will work closely with the band 7 midwifery leadership team and the anesthetic clinical lead who are responsible for their specialty services. Together you will provide assurances that the theatre service provides an efficient, safe, quality service for women and families.

Person Specification



  • Can demonstrate a high standard of clinical practice in relation to theatre setting
  • Previous theatre experience minimum of 3 years
  • Demonstrate resource management ability


  • Budgetary management experience
  • Implementing change and service development



  • Can demonstrate a contribution towards providing a positive learning environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. Good written and verbal skills.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership and team building skills
  • Ability to work as an effective member of the peri-operative team and wider multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate problem solving, time management and organisational skills



  • Specialist knowledge of theatres and specialities


  • Demonstrate financial awareness and understanding of the ability to manage allocated resources effectively
  • IV skills
  • ILS



  • RN, RM ,registered ODP
  • Mentor /teaching qualification 998 or equivalent.
  • Health related diploma/degree or evidence to further academic study.


  • Surgical site or recovery skill qualifications
  • Management Certificate or equivalent experience
  • Leadership training

Other Requirements


  • Able to work flexibly within contracted hours including night duty as required
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under pressure and cope with demanding situations
  • Demonstrate flexible and adaptable ways of working

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


women and newborn unit- maternity theatres



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