Deputy Director of Operations (m/f)
QEHB provides direct clinical services to nearly 900,000 patients every year, serving a regional, national and international population. We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. The Trust has the largest kidney programme in the UK and is a major specialist centre for burns and plastic surgery. We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver, oncology and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK. We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC). We have just over 9000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing. University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users. Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received. For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280. All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders Are you looking for a new challenge or the opportunity to develop yourself in one of the most successful and innovative healthcare trusts? An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of Deputy Director of Operations in Division C. The successful applicant will deputise for the Divisional Director of Operations and will also take lead responsibility for a specialty grouping within the Division. The post itself will require hard work, dedication and commitment, but presents an excellent opportunity to develop senior managerial expertise in both service delivery and strategy. We are enthusiastic to hear from applicants who are already working within the NHS, and want to develop their managerial expertise at a Centre of Excellence. Division C offers a mixture of emergency medicine and elective patient pathways and the post will provide exposure to a wide range of strategic and operational management. For informal enquiries regarding these positions, please contact Steve Cumley, Director of Operations, on firstname.lastname@example.org or Maurice Hakkak, Deputy Director of Operations on email@example.com. The expected interview date will be 13th November 2017. All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences. Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given. Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band. Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website. 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