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Directorate Manager Anaesthesia

NHS AfC: Band 8c

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 8c
37.5 hours per week
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Oxford Road Campus
£59,090 - £71,243 per annum
18/12/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

The Directorate Manager is responsible, in conjunction with the Clinical Directors and Quality and Safety Leads, for the strategic, financial and operational management of all patient services within the Anaesthesia and the Pain Service. The role is to deliver all operational, financial and clinical targets and standards. Key to the post will be ensuring effective rota management in Anaesthesia to enable the Trust to achieve access targets as well as managing the RTT pathways in the Pain Service. The post is to ensure the delivery of financial balance, trading gap plans, and in conjunction with clinical colleagues improving the standards of care within the Department.

The post holder will provide leadership and strategic direction in conjunction with the Clinical Leads. The post holder will work closely with the Divisional Director, Group Clinical Director, Quality and Safety Director, Clinical Directors and other Directorate Managers, Directors and Corporate Directors to achieve the Trust’s corporate objectives and will be expected to make a positive contribution to the delivery of health services across the local health community and relevant networks.

The post holder will also be responsible for leading and delivering success across a number of key programmes within the Division including Peri-Operative Medicine, Pain and Patient Experience. The programmes will be vital in ensuring the Division can deliver its primary objectives and targets over the coming years and will encompass a wide range of topics, including productivity and efficiency, quality, workforce and clinical effectiveness.

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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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Philip Waugh on 0161 276 4551

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