Deputy Directorate Manager

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
37.5 hours per week
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Manchester Royal Infirmary
£40,428 - £48,514 per annum
26/10/2017 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 

The Manchester Heart Centre is seeking an experienced individual to take on the role of Deputy Directorate Manager.

We welcome applications from individuals with significant management and operational experience at a senior level who are looking to take on greater responsibility and increase their experience within a very busy clinical directorate.

You will provide operational management and leadership to ensure the smooth operational running of the directorate. Working in conjunction with the Clinical Director, Directorate Manager and Matrons, as well as the wider teams within the directorate and the wider hospital, you will ensure the delivery of all performance targets within the Directorate. Working closely with the Operational Manager, you will also ensure the effectiveness of the administration functions within the directorate.

You must be passionate about patient experience and timely access to services and you will want to help drive our performance improvement programmes across the Directorate. You will help create a culture of high performance, continuous improvement and ensure high quality standards of care across all services that we provide.

In return we will provide a comprehensive induction programme and you will be appraised on a yearly basis with a view to developing knowledge and skills where appropriate.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Chris Chapman, Directorate Manager, on 0161 276 6994 or

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 276 5137