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Directorate Manager

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£59,857 to £69,553 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
By joining us, you'll be part of something unique and work in an environment that empowers you to have an active role in designing and shaping the future of the Service Group. We drive an employee experience that is people focused. We encourage our teams to make a difference through living our values of caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Main duties of the job

As a Directorate Manager you will play a key role in supporting your Associate Service Group Director in delivering effective leadership and management of the Neath Port Talbot and Singleton Service Group (NPTSSG).The posts have been designed to work with considerable freedom to act. In your role will lead on all operational issues for the directorate, ensuring Performance Management, Delivery of Service and Financial Framework Targets, Communication and Information Governance for the Directorate ensuring that there is clear and unequivocal focus on quality and safety at the core of the NPTSSG's objectives.Our operational management arrangements are in the process of being redesigned to ensure they underpin the achievement of our ambitious plans. Consequently we are looking for four courageous and inspirational leaders for the following roles:- Directorate Manager - Patient Access Directorate Manager - Children and Young People Directorate Manager - Womens Health (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) Directorate Manager - Surgical Specialities (Breast and Ophthalmology)

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Successful Candidates will have: A patient centred approach, with a clear focus on safety and quality as the drivers for change and improvement. A successful track record of compassionate and transformational leadership and service improvement in a complex healthcare setting. Experience of and confidence working independently and setting their own programme of work. The ability to be comfortable negotiating with and influencing a wide-range of stakeholders to ensure that the aims of the Directorates, Service Group and wider Health Board are achieved. Experience of building strong and effective working relationships both internally and externally.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Person Specification



  • Masters or equivalent experience at a Senior Management level within the NHS.
  • Service Improvement qualification (Bronze)


  • Evidence of continued professional development.
  • Service Improvement qualification (Silver)



  • Experience of achievement at senior management level.
  • Proven success of supporting complex organisational change whilst ensuring maintenance of high quality standards of care.
  • Experience of managing performance and ensuring targets and performance indicators are met.
  • Experience of successful project management.



  • Ability to engage confidently and with credibility in highly contentious and antagonistic situations, with individuals and groups of staff (clinical and non-clinical) from within and outside the organisation.
  • To develop and present robust, evidence based briefings (both verbal and in writing) on complex, contentious or sensitive issues to all levels of the organisation.
  • To use personal interpretation and judgement on complex and often conflicting situations/matters, to support operational and strategic decision making.

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


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