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Deputy Operations Manager

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a dynamic and fast paced role, it requires adaptability organisational skills.

Predominantly supporting the Operations manager , this role will offer people management experience , rota production and oversight and interaction with front line service users , the general public and external stakeholders.

Main duties of the job

To organise and support the Divisional medical staffing induction programmes for Urgent & Emergency Care. (Emergency Floor and Acute Medicine)

Production and oversight of medical rosters, supporting medical staff, trainees and students with leave requests, study and sickness

Ensuring financial transparency and control with bookings, times sheets and validation.

Deputise for the Operations Manager in meetings, conversations and development opportunities if she is unable to attend.

The post holder will be responsible for the day to day line management of the Divisional Support team reporting solely to the Operations Manager.

Produce reports and plans when required by Senior management

Have an understanding of all the rota types managed within the Rota team, with the ability to step in if needed.

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with fivehospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'. We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Please note that if you require a Certificate of Sponsorship to work in the UK you must declare this on your application form, even if you currently have a certificate of sponsorship or a work permit for another role and are already working in the country. Please note we are only able to sponsor candidates on a Skilled Worker Visa applying for roles Band 5 and above.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in Documents to download.

If you have further queries please dont hesitate to contact the line manager using the contact details below.

Person Specification

Good Level of general education


  • Qualifications and Grade achieved


  • Experience of working in a team

Skills and Experience


  • Managing complex workloads

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


William Harvey Hospital

Kennington Road


TN24 0LZ

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