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Divisional Director - Neonates

Band 8d

Main area
Band 8d
37.5 hours per week
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St Marys Hospital
£67,247 - £83,258 per annum
25/02/2018 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. 

Shape the future of clinical services in a unique new Trust.


Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust have joined together to create Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT). 


As England’s largest NHS Trust and the third largest provider of specialist services, MFT has a vital mission to provide world-class healthcare. Our single hospital service will make real and lasting improvements to health outcomes and quality of life across the city of Manchester. 


This extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health care in Greater Manchester provides a wealth of career opportunities for great people. Right now, we are seeking a new Divisional Director - Neonates to join us at Saint Mary’s Hospital.


In this pivotal role, you’ll be responsible for the direct delivery of all patient services in the Neonates Division from quality of services and service improvements to waiting lists and finances, you’ll see that we achieve our operational performance targets and deliver for patients. Forging strong relationships across the Trust, you’ll ensure we make a positive difference to the local health and social care economy.


This is a post with a wide range of responsibilities. Managing all services in your Division, you’ll ensure that we develop and maintain the very highest standards. If there’s any kind of urgent issue, you’ll step in to resolve it. Crucially, you will be at the forefront of change - from implementing agreed changes to enhance capacity, efficiency and performance, through to identifying and driving service improvements and reconfigurations with transformational impact.


To be equal to the challenge, you’ll need a successful and relevant track record as a senior manager of clinical services within an NHS organisation. Your experience spans the effective management of people, finances and change, along with a proven ability to consistently achieve targets. As important as your ability to develop creative solutions and shape the future of services will be your ability to bring staff with you on the journey. It’s your collaborative spirit, political astuteness, and excellent communication and influencing skills that make that possible. 

Closing date: 25th February 2018 

Interview date: 7th March 2018 

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Karen Connolly 

Chief Executive - Saint Mary's Hospital

T:(0161) 276 6200

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