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Site Specialty Manager

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Part Time
This post is fixed term for 8 months to meet the needs of the service. If you are interested in applying for the secondment position, you must obtain permission from your current line manager prior to applying for this post.

Under the leadership of the Lead Manager the post holder will play a key role in both the management of designated surgical services and the operational day to day management of all administration processes. The post holder will support achievement of all Annual Operating Framework targets.

Deputise for Lead Manager as required and manage appropriate medical staffing issues on behalf of the Director within designated specialties.

Main duties of the job

Site Specialty Manager

An opportunity to join the Surgical Directorate management team has arisen on a fixed term basis. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and highly motivated individual to develop their operational management career in a supportive and forward thinking Division.

This role is essential to ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the Department, the delivery of key performance metrics and providing high quality support to the team. Working in a multi-disciplinary team, you will work collaboratively to solve problems and ensure systems and processes are in place to deliver an effective service for patients.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability to build excellent working relationships, be able to calmly and confidently prioritise to manage competing demands and have the necessary skills to identify and mitigate risks as they arise. They will be an effective communicator with methods to ensure all stakeholders in the Department are kept informed and included in developments, an ability to effectively influence and motivate and have an excellent understanding of the requirements needed to deliver performance standards.

This role would be an ideal opportunity for an experienced operational manager to expand their portfolio or for someone looking to develop their leadership experience in a dynamic operational role. The post will also provide exposure to Divisional working through inclusion in Directorate wide programmes of work.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly.Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree/diploma level or equivalent experience.
  • Educated to Master's degree level or equivalent experience


  • Management or professional qualification



  • Experience of working with multi disciplinary teams and across divisions and departments
  • Experience of developing service plans and capital bids that reflect service needs.
  • Awareness of external drivers for change.
  • Experience of budget management
  • Experience of developing services and implementing change to meet performance targets
  • Experience of preparing and presenting information to clinical staff to influence, change and inform decisions
  • Experience of managing teams, undertaking recruitment, managing performance and sickness and discplinary issues
  • Experience of managing admin & clerical staff


  • Experience of working with local partnerships
  • Experience of leading clinical teams to deliver change
  • Experience of benchmarking services and introducing change as a result
  • Experience of working with surgical teams
  • Experience of delivering CIP targets
  • Experience of participating in consultant job plan reviews



  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organisation and external partners
  • Able to initiate/respond positively to change and has the ability to learn from the experience
  • Ability to analyse and interpret complex information
  • Good report writing skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload in an operational environment
  • Working knowledge of microsoft word and excel
  • Demonstrable leadership skills


  • Sound negotiation and influencing skills



  • Comprehensive understanding of performance target as outlined in Annual Quality Framework
  • Knowledge of surgical services and challenges faced by division


  • Knowledge of information systems



  • Committed to a culture of continuous improvement
  • Ability to create effective working relationships with clinical staff and to build teams
  • Ability to manage work/life balance
  • Self motivated


  • Ability to communicate in Welsh
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Ysbyty Glan Clwyd

Sarn Lane


LL18 5UJ

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