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Band 7 Operations Manager - Dermatology & Rheumatology

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operations Manager to join the Division 2A management team in a 12-month secondment, within the QE Dermatology and Rheumatology team. The post holder will be joining CDG 8A at an exciting time where we are working on new opportunities to improve our services and overall experience for our patients. This role will have operational responsibility for their specialties at the Queen Elizabeth I hospital.

The role demands excellent prioritisation skills, problem-solving abilities and a collaborative approach. You will have experience in management/leadership with an eye for detail and excellent interpersonal skills with proven experience of working operationally in an NHS environment.

You will need to be resilient, flexible to changing daily priorities and remain calm under pressure. In return you will receive an excellent support network, training opportunities and a real chance to excel within a highly motivated team.

The role will provide an insight into multiple pathways and exposure to senior management teams offering an ideal opportunity for development into a senior operational role.

Main duties of the job

The Operations Manager is responsible for delivering the Trust's Strategy, within their area of responsibility, incorporating the following:

*Ensuring the standardisation of services across all relevant sites to the best possible level, so that all of our patients experience equally high quality care

*Lead on the planning, development and delivery of multi-site services to ensure that there is a common understanding of capacity and demand with clear operational plans to deliver the best in care in the most appropriate settings

*To ensure that digital technologies underpin the way services are delivered at present and in the future and to drive all aspects of innovation and service improvement, across all settings

*Planning and managing services to ensure the best possible use of resources. This will include income opportunities, reducing run-rate, delivering CIPs and delivering the recommendations from benchmarking tools such as HED, Model Hospital and GIRFT

*Leading the development of a sustainable workforce that is fit for the future within their area of responsibility

*Working with system partners to put in place clinical pathways that care for patients in the most appropriate settings, and reducing inappropriate or avoidable demand for acute services.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • (E)



  • Post graduate management experience or
  • equivalent knowledge obtained through a
  • combination of continuous professional
  • development & training courses.
  • * Considerable experience of Knowledge
  • and experience of budgetary
  • management including sound working
  • knowledge of revenue expenditure,
  • budgets, capital including forecasting
  • trends.
  • * Experience of developing service
  • opportunities, through business planning,
  • monitoring, and leading the
  • implementation of successful change
  • management processes
  • * Evidence of success in the management
  • of a multidisciplinary environment
  • * Evidence of significant achievement and
  • personal contribution to organization
  • success

Additional Criteria


  • A good understanding of clinical
  • governance, risk management and health
  • and safety principles
  • * Clear understanding of the NHS agenda
  • * A commitment to improving patient
  • services through an ability to sustain a
  • clear performance focus on achieving
  • demanding goals

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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