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Diagnostic Performance Lead

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Full Time
We are seeking a motivated and delivery focussed individual to provide maternity leave cover for the Diagnostic Performance Lead role.

The Diagnostic Performance Lead is responsible for the delivery of the Trust's annual plan relating to diagnostic waiting times. They will work in partnership with divisional teams, external organisations, and systems to deliver our corporate objectives relating to diagnostic performance.

Main duties of the job

A core part of the role will involve working with senior management teams, system partners and NHS England regional team to ensure the delivery of diagnostic performance trajectories are achieved.

The post holder will have extensive knowledge of policy and strategy on diagnostic performance and transformation and will support the delivery of diagnostic recovery and transformation plans as part of the national commitment to restoring waiting times.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Knowledge and skills


  • Significant experience of redesign and successful change management in a healthcare provider setting, including evaluation of changes to healthcare services



  • Senior management experience within NHS (E)



  • Ability to think analytically and to sift a make sense of complex, contradictory and often incomplete information and draw conclusions



  • Experience of working across organisational and professional boundaries to influence and facilitate the implementation of performance improvement



  • Subject Matter Expert in Diagnostic waiting times and reporting rules

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)





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