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Deputy Directorate Manager

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen as a Band 7 Deputy Directorate Manager within the Heart Centre Directorate the Directorate comprises Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery.

The Directorate Management Team are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual. You will work closely with the Directorate Manager, the Clinical Director, the Matron and the Senior Management Team. The post holder will ensure optimum and on-going performance in line with corporate objectives, NHS targets and best practice.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will support the Directorate working in a rapidly changing environment and achieving tight deadlines, you will possess excellent interpersonal skills, be self-motivated and able to demonstrate experience of change and people management.

Alongside the Senior Management Team you will lead on the day to day running of the directorate and be responsible for the delivery of operational performance targets.

You will assist and support the Clinical Director and Directorate Manager indeveloping and implementing short and long term service strategies, workforce redesign and contract monitoring.

About us

The UHNM NHS Trust covers Royal Stoke Hospital in Stoke on Trent and County Hospital in Stafford. Royal Stoke a large acute teaching hospital, with a Turnover of �360 million. Located in Stoke on Trent and Stafford, UHNM is close to the M6, within commuting distance of culturally diverse major conurbations, such as Manchester and Birmingham and surrounded by rural pleasures, including the Peak District National Park. Each year Royal Stoke cares for over 600,000 people providing emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. It is a leading teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact Jo Hill, Directorate Manager 01782 675940

Person Specification

Qualifications and training


  • Educated to Masters Level or equivalent level of experience


  • Diploma/Degree in Management or health related subject
  • Degree in another subject



  • 2 years experience of working in an acute Trust (working to degree level) in a management role


  • Experience in introducing innovative practice

Skills & Knowledge


  • Operational management skills
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Ability to work in a high pressured environment & work to deadlines

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


UHNM Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent


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