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Deputy Chief Operating Officer

National Health Service

Stockport, NW
5 days ago
Stockport, NW
5 days ago

Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 06 March 2021

Job overview

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who wants to work for a great organisation, with huge ambitions, who wants to make a significant difference and help make it the best place to work, learn and be cared for.

We are now looking for a new Deputy Chief Operating Officer who will lead a highly experienced and dedicated team to deliver excellent, high quality services as we move forward to develop and transform the services we currently deliver. Accountable to the Chief Operating Officer/Director of Operations, we will expect you to drive forward the internal transformation agenda to take us beyond our current successful performance and into a new era, where we are financially and clinically sustainable.

Main duties of the job

If you can challenge convention, welcome change and if you have a genuine desire to champion transformation at all levels of the organisation and across a wider health economy to enable us to deliver consistently improving levels of performance, then you are the kind of person we are looking for and you would be a welcome addition to our stable and well established senior hospital leadership team.

In order to be the successful candidate you will need to have significant experience of managing complex health services at senior level in the NHS/Healthcare.

In return, we offer a rewarding and exciting opportunity to join our ambitious Trust with a mandate to make a real impact on the outcomes for the people we serve. We will also support your own personal development so that you can be the best version of yourself as we will want you to be effective and successful in the role.

Pre interview discussions are very welcome and encouraged

About us

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services for children and adults across Stockport and the High Peak, as well as community health services for Stockport, Tameside and Glossop. Stepping Hill Hospital treats over 500,000 patients per year and community health services are run across 24 sites in Stockport and 17 sites in Tameside and Glossop.

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities youll see in yourself.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focussed workforce.

We are constantly improving how we work with staff and this is reflected in the awards we have been awarded, which can be viewed on our website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  1. OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT

The post holder will require advanced knowledge of the how Trusts operate across a range of work procedures and practices in order to understand the performance agenda which covers operational targets, areas of efficiency, finance, workforce and patient safety and involvement. The post holder will be required to support the day to day operation of the Trust, ensuring cohesive working and optimum performance.

To ensure consistently high quality patient care through the development of a culture of effective teamwork and patient focus, and through the empowerment of Medical Director, Chief Nurse, Clinical Leads, Business Group Directors, Business Managers, Matrons, Specialist Nurses and other professionals.

To work closely with the other members of the Executive Team, to ensure a Trust wide approach to issues as necessary, especially as relates to use of capacity, development of specialties and delivery of performance targets.

To take autonomous decisions in areas which affect the operational working of the Trust and in their improvement.

To contribute to the establishment of Trust wide standards to maintain, monitor and improve quality of care.

  1. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

To deliver against performance targets assigned to the Chief Operating Officer as derived from the NHS Plan, Annual Plan and Trust Strategy.

To take the lead responsibility for Performance on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer ensuring a robust Performance Framework is in place and monthly Performance report is compiled for Trust Board.

Help to oversee delivery of Business Groups nit operating plans, by designing and implementing robust performance management and reporting processes, and intervening personally.

To contribute to the Trusts efficiency targets by the effective use of resources and contributing to the Cost Improvement planning process.

  1. COMMISSIONING

To support with Chief Operating Officer to ensure service level agreements are based on accurate and deliverable activity levels.

To take the overview of capacity to ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are achieved as well as key targets are delivered in the most cost effective ways by the divisions.

To take the lead, on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer, in capacity planning for the Trust.

To work with the senior commissioning team to deliver service sustainability.

  1. SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

Where necessary to ensure operational performance risks are anticipated and addressed.

To ensure all operational services continually review performance to ensure delivery of high quality patient care, financial control and service performance targets.

Analyse current good practice to identify areas to improve quality of patient care.

To actively contribute to the Trusts annual business planning and strategic review process.

In conjunction with the Chief Operating Officer assist in the delivery of the transformation strategy and cost improvement programme

  1. ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Responsible for delivery of corporate projects with implications for the wider health/social care community, as required by the Chief Operating Officer.

To ensure the visibility of senior management through the Team Brief process, regular walkabouts and other means of communication.

To promote the integration of the Trusts service across sites, ensuring that effective team working is encouraged and factional issues are effectively dealt with.

To establish mechanisms that facilitate open discussion leading to sound, co-ordinated operational management of all areas within the Trust.

To proactively develop effective working relationships between the operational clinical business groups and the Trust Executive.

Develop networks and working relationships with national and local agencies in order to support improvements in service provision and best practice at the Trust.

  1. STRATEGY

To work with business groups in ensuring that there is visible senior interface with Primary Care networks / organisations.

Takes a supporting role in facilitating the development of the Trusts Business Continuity and Emergency Preparedness plans, ensuring the Trust complies with National requirements with respect to these two functions.

Take a lead role in ensuring the Trust has a winter plan which ensures whole system interface and smooth operational delivery across this period.

In conjunction with the business group directors, develop work force plans ensuring that both professional and non-professional workforce requirements are identified to ensure that operating divisions have the right people in the right place at the right time.

To ensure that business group communication mechanisms operate effectively so that a culture is promoted where all staff can become involved in influencing and supporting the achievement of the Trusts Service and Operational strategies.

To ensure the implementation of the Trusts Governance and Quality Management Strategies across the operational divisions and are reflected within the clinical business groups annual business plans.

To ensure that operationally business group processes are implemented to secure risk assessments, the co-ordination of mandatory training and the investigation and management of incidents and complaints.

To ensure that appropriate professional standards are maintained by all staff groups through the liaison with appropriate professional and external regulatory bodies.

To lead on strategic planning to deliver the internal annual plan

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Educated to master's degree level/equivalent professional qualification
  • Postgraduate level management qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional and personal development
  • Significant management and leadership experience at a senior level in the NHS.

Personal circumstances or other relevant criteria

Essential

  • Able to participate in the On Call Rota

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Significant management and leadership experience at a senior level in the NHS.
  • Proven experience and ability in managing operational performance with tight financial constraints demonstrating effective budget management
  • Experience of capacity planning and translating organisation strategy and vision into operational objectives.
  • Evidence of successfully leading significant organisational change in developing new models of healthcare delivery
  • Demonstrate experience of building, maintaining and utilising successful relationships with all staff especially clinicians within complex organisations
  • Knowledge of the strategic direction of the local health economy
  • An understanding of healthcare planning process and key national healthcare issues
  • Demonstrate strong and credible leadership in being able to pull people together across systems and motivate them to deliver common aims and targets
  • Demonstrate significant experience of situational leadership, human resource management and people development.

Leadership and Management Skills

Essential

  • Leadership and Management Skills
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to engage and influence diverse audiences
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills, with the ability to engage, build and sustain relationships both within the Trust and within external organisations.
  • Able to demonstrate sound financial management skills and understand business centred approach to healthcare provision.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills to meet competing priorities.
  • Able to take 'tough' decisions and calculated risks and see required action through.
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to action to achieve equality and diversity in the NHS workforce and for the community.
  • Excellent project management skills as project manager or sponsor. Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Well developed IT literacy
  • Ability to share vision and engender ownership in others.
  • Exhibits a drive, energy and enthusiasm and resilience to drive through and achieve end results and improvements

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill

Poplar Grove, Hazel Grove

Stockport

SK2 7JE


Employer's website

http://www.stockport.nhs.uk/

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Deputy Chief Operating Officer

National Health Service

Stockport, NW
5 days ago
Stockport, NW
5 days ago

Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 06 March 2021

Job overview

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who wants to work for a great organisation, with huge ambitions, who wants to make a significant difference and help make it the best place to work, learn and be cared for.

We are now looking for a new Deputy Chief Operating Officer who will lead a highly experienced and dedicated team to deliver excellent, high quality services as we move forward to develop and transform the services we currently deliver. Accountable to the Chief Operating Officer/Director of Operations, we will expect you to drive forward the internal transformation agenda to take us beyond our current successful performance and into a new era, where we are financially and clinically sustainable.

Main duties of the job

If you can challenge convention, welcome change and if you have a genuine desire to champion transformation at all levels of the organisation and across a wider health economy to enable us to deliver consistently improving levels of performance, then you are the kind of person we are looking for and you would be a welcome addition to our stable and well established senior hospital leadership team.

In order to be the successful candidate you will need to have significant experience of managing complex health services at senior level in the NHS/Healthcare.

In return, we offer a rewarding and exciting opportunity to join our ambitious Trust with a mandate to make a real impact on the outcomes for the people we serve. We will also support your own personal development so that you can be the best version of yourself as we will want you to be effective and successful in the role.

Pre interview discussions are very welcome and encouraged

About us

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services for children and adults across Stockport and the High Peak, as well as community health services for Stockport, Tameside and Glossop. Stepping Hill Hospital treats over 500,000 patients per year and community health services are run across 24 sites in Stockport and 17 sites in Tameside and Glossop.

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities youll see in yourself.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focussed workforce.

We are constantly improving how we work with staff and this is reflected in the awards we have been awarded, which can be viewed on our website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  1. OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT

The post holder will require advanced knowledge of the how Trusts operate across a range of work procedures and practices in order to understand the performance agenda which covers operational targets, areas of efficiency, finance, workforce and patient safety and involvement. The post holder will be required to support the day to day operation of the Trust, ensuring cohesive working and optimum performance.

To ensure consistently high quality patient care through the development of a culture of effective teamwork and patient focus, and through the empowerment of Medical Director, Chief Nurse, Clinical Leads, Business Group Directors, Business Managers, Matrons, Specialist Nurses and other professionals.

To work closely with the other members of the Executive Team, to ensure a Trust wide approach to issues as necessary, especially as relates to use of capacity, development of specialties and delivery of performance targets.

To take autonomous decisions in areas which affect the operational working of the Trust and in their improvement.

To contribute to the establishment of Trust wide standards to maintain, monitor and improve quality of care.

  1. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

To deliver against performance targets assigned to the Chief Operating Officer as derived from the NHS Plan, Annual Plan and Trust Strategy.

To take the lead responsibility for Performance on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer ensuring a robust Performance Framework is in place and monthly Performance report is compiled for Trust Board.

Help to oversee delivery of Business Groups nit operating plans, by designing and implementing robust performance management and reporting processes, and intervening personally.

To contribute to the Trusts efficiency targets by the effective use of resources and contributing to the Cost Improvement planning process.

  1. COMMISSIONING

To support with Chief Operating Officer to ensure service level agreements are based on accurate and deliverable activity levels.

To take the overview of capacity to ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are achieved as well as key targets are delivered in the most cost effective ways by the divisions.

To take the lead, on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer, in capacity planning for the Trust.

To work with the senior commissioning team to deliver service sustainability.

  1. SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

Where necessary to ensure operational performance risks are anticipated and addressed.

To ensure all operational services continually review performance to ensure delivery of high quality patient care, financial control and service performance targets.

Analyse current good practice to identify areas to improve quality of patient care.

To actively contribute to the Trusts annual business planning and strategic review process.

In conjunction with the Chief Operating Officer assist in the delivery of the transformation strategy and cost improvement programme

  1. ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Responsible for delivery of corporate projects with implications for the wider health/social care community, as required by the Chief Operating Officer.

To ensure the visibility of senior management through the Team Brief process, regular walkabouts and other means of communication.

To promote the integration of the Trusts service across sites, ensuring that effective team working is encouraged and factional issues are effectively dealt with.

To establish mechanisms that facilitate open discussion leading to sound, co-ordinated operational management of all areas within the Trust.

To proactively develop effective working relationships between the operational clinical business groups and the Trust Executive.

Develop networks and working relationships with national and local agencies in order to support improvements in service provision and best practice at the Trust.

  1. STRATEGY

To work with business groups in ensuring that there is visible senior interface with Primary Care networks / organisations.

Takes a supporting role in facilitating the development of the Trusts Business Continuity and Emergency Preparedness plans, ensuring the Trust complies with National requirements with respect to these two functions.

Take a lead role in ensuring the Trust has a winter plan which ensures whole system interface and smooth operational delivery across this period.

In conjunction with the business group directors, develop work force plans ensuring that both professional and non-professional workforce requirements are identified to ensure that operating divisions have the right people in the right place at the right time.

To ensure that business group communication mechanisms operate effectively so that a culture is promoted where all staff can become involved in influencing and supporting the achievement of the Trusts Service and Operational strategies.

To ensure the implementation of the Trusts Governance and Quality Management Strategies across the operational divisions and are reflected within the clinical business groups annual business plans.

To ensure that operationally business group processes are implemented to secure risk assessments, the co-ordination of mandatory training and the investigation and management of incidents and complaints.

To ensure that appropriate professional standards are maintained by all staff groups through the liaison with appropriate professional and external regulatory bodies.

To lead on strategic planning to deliver the internal annual plan

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Educated to master's degree level/equivalent professional qualification
  • Postgraduate level management qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional and personal development
  • Significant management and leadership experience at a senior level in the NHS.

Personal circumstances or other relevant criteria

Essential

  • Able to participate in the On Call Rota

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Significant management and leadership experience at a senior level in the NHS.
  • Proven experience and ability in managing operational performance with tight financial constraints demonstrating effective budget management
  • Experience of capacity planning and translating organisation strategy and vision into operational objectives.
  • Evidence of successfully leading significant organisational change in developing new models of healthcare delivery
  • Demonstrate experience of building, maintaining and utilising successful relationships with all staff especially clinicians within complex organisations
  • Knowledge of the strategic direction of the local health economy
  • An understanding of healthcare planning process and key national healthcare issues
  • Demonstrate strong and credible leadership in being able to pull people together across systems and motivate them to deliver common aims and targets
  • Demonstrate significant experience of situational leadership, human resource management and people development.

Leadership and Management Skills

Essential

  • Leadership and Management Skills
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to engage and influence diverse audiences
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills, with the ability to engage, build and sustain relationships both within the Trust and within external organisations.
  • Able to demonstrate sound financial management skills and understand business centred approach to healthcare provision.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills to meet competing priorities.
  • Able to take 'tough' decisions and calculated risks and see required action through.
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to action to achieve equality and diversity in the NHS workforce and for the community.
  • Excellent project management skills as project manager or sponsor. Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Well developed IT literacy
  • Ability to share vision and engender ownership in others.
  • Exhibits a drive, energy and enthusiasm and resilience to drive through and achieve end results and improvements

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill

Poplar Grove, Hazel Grove

Stockport

SK2 7JE


Employer's website

http://www.stockport.nhs.uk/

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Chief Biomedical Scientist - Stem Cell Therapeutics

National Health Service

Oxford Road Campus, NW
4 days ago
Oxford Road Campus, NW
£45.753k - £51.668k Per Year
4 days ago
£45.753k - £51.668k Per Year

Job Reference: 349-CSS-130-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Stem Cell Therapeutics
Location:
Oxford Road Campus, Manchester
Salary:
£45,753 - £51,668 £44,606 - £50,819 per annum

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven 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.

MFT is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work in the Stem Cell Laboratory in a Band 8a Chief Biomedical Scientist role. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the stem cell laboratory service in one of the biggest Haematological transplant programs in the UK. The laboratory, which is HTA and JACIE accredited, provides specialist clinical and technical services to support our busy transplant programmes. The laboratory receives, processes, cryopreserves and issues haematopoietic stem cells for therapeutic use in both adult and paediatric patients. This is a small team dedicated to meeting the current clinical demands on the service, developing the next generation of processing techniques and also fulfill the duties of the Clinical Trials Lead for the Stem Cell Therapeutics Laboratory.

The successful candidate must have a good theoretical and practical knowledge of all aspects of current stem cell processing, bone marrow processing and cell selection techniques. Be motivated and able to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills and well-developed leadership and problem solving skills.

You must be HCPC registered with evidence of completion of the IBMS specialist portfolio or equivalent in Haematology and Blood Transfusion or a relevant related field is required along with experience of compliance with the regulatory bodies governing the field (HTA and JACIE) and have a relevant MSc or equivalent qualification.

Due to the work demands of the laboratory this post does not currently include any shift rota participation. However some flexibility around daily start/finish times is sometimes required.

In the future the department may potentially require staff to work shifts that ensure that the continual service needs of the department can be met. Should the department’s position change you will be required to work within a rotational shift pattern which would include shifts through the departments 24 hours a day/7 days per week service.

Shift patterns will be determined by your line manager and you will be required to work your contracted hours as and when necessary to meet the service needs of your department.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClaire whiteheadJob titleDirectorate ManagerEmail addressclaire.whitehead@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number0161 276 4421



We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Senior Customs Coordinator

Freight Personnel

Wythenshawe, NW
1 day ago
Wythenshawe, NW
£28k - £32k Per Year
1 day ago
£28k - £32k Per Year

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Customs Coordinator based near Manchester Airport working for a worldwide freight forwarding company. With over 70 offices, 200 agents covering 5 continents we offer local expertise with global experience catering to each customer's specific transportation and logistics needs.
We are now recruiting for a Senior Customs Coordinator to handle import customs clearances
In this position you will hold ultimate responsibility for the following duties / tasks:
- Provide an outstanding level of customer service to both internal & external clients
- Handling sea and air freight customs clearances.
- Ensure the accurate and timely processing of import customs declarations
- Ensure correct payment of duty & VAT
- Manage the release of consignments at port
- All aspects of CFSP & Customs Warehousing
- Manage post clearance action
Applying candidates will possess:
- Experience from working for a freight forwarder in an imports role
- A broad understanding of the overall customs process
- Knowledge of Import Clearance systems, ideally Data freight but any imports clearance skills are welcome Chief/ASM/CNS/Destin8/BoxTop
- Extensive knowledge of the customs tariff
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Exceptional IT skills
- Ability to work as part of a team or as an individual
- Strong organisational & time management skills
Benefits
Salary £28,000 to £32,000
Pension
23 days holiday rising with length of service
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Director of Strategy and Partnerships

National Health Service

Stockport Greater Manchester, NW
5 days ago
Stockport Greater Manchester, NW
5 days ago

Director of Strategy and Partnerships

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 10 March 2021

Job overview

The Director of Strategy and Partnerships will work closely with Executive Directors and the senior leadership team across the Trust. The purpose of this role is to lead the coordination and oversight of our growing number of external partnerships and the development of the strategic planning agenda across the Trust. With the ever-increasing focus on the integration of health and care systems, we are looking to appoint a senior leader to help oversee and coordinate our key strategic relationships and the increasing number of formal partnerships. You will play a pivotal role in representing the Trust in the external environment at a local, regional and national level and help lead our approach to both policy changes and any subsequent regional responses.

Main duties of the job

This is an incredibly exciting time to be joining Stockport NHS Foundation Trust as we take forward the development of our Integrated Care and Acute Service Models, securing clinical and financial sustainability; improving outcomes for our patients and service user experiences.

You will ensure that appropriate business and operational development processes are in place across the organisation so that we are continuously making progress towards achieving our vision and strategic aims; both leading and supporting the development of large-scale business cases which help to realise our longer term ambitions

If you are interested in applying for this role and would like to arrange a discussion with Karen James OBE, Chief Executive, then please contact Lisa Murch, Office Manager / Senior Executive Assistant, via email lisa.murch2@stockport.nhs.uk

About us

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services for children and adults across Stockport and the High Peak, as well as community health services for Stockport, Tameside and Glossop. Stepping Hill Hospital treats over 500,000 patients per year and community health services are run across 24 sites in Stockport and 17 sites in Tameside and Glossop.

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities youll see in yourself.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focussed workforce.

We are constantly improving how we work with staff and this is reflected in the awards we have been awarded, which can be viewed on our website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Director of Strategy & Partnerships is responsible to the Chief Executive for taking forwardall aspects of the Strategic Development and Planning agendas. This involves working withpartners and the Trusts commissioners to shape the health economies integrated care and theTrusts Acute strategy. He / She will ensure that appropriate business and operationaldevelopment processes are in place across the organisation so that the Trust is continuouslymaking progress towards achieving its vision and strategic aims.

The Director will work closely with operational and clinical colleagues to review clinical servicesand collaborative opportunities. They will also work with partners, patients and service users totake forward the development of Integrated Care and Acute Service Models to secure clinicaland financial sustainability in addition to improving patient outcomes and service usersexperience.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training

Essential

  • Graduate level education and/or professional qualification
  • Educated to Master's Degree level of equivalent experience, preferably supported by a formal management/ business qualification
  • Evidence of continuous and proactive professional & personal development demonstrating specific knowledge / expertise over more than one discipline.

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience in a similar provider organisation at a senior level
  • Track record of achievement as a senior leader which demonstrated significant successes through innovation and a strong but sensitive style, which contributes directly to the patient experience
  • Significant experience of working with Executive and Senior Management Teams
  • Experience of strategy development
  • Experience of business Planning
  • Demonstrate well developed negotiation skills coupled with the ability to tackle difficult situations
  • Evidenced experience of working across organisational boundaries including statutory, voluntary and private sector
  • Experience in the delivery of complex work, incorporating multiple inputs and stakeholders with fluctuating and competing priorities
  • Evidence of a collaborative management style coupled with improving quality of service provision at a strategic level
  • Experience of working with multiple services or organisational Divisions with sometimes opposing objectives to gain consensus
  • Evidence of significant programme and project management experience
  • Previous experience of undertaking senior manager on call responsibilities

Knowledge & Skills

Essential

  • Able to develop successful relationships with internal colleagues and departments as well as externally with a wide range of stakeholders and work with individuals and groups from a range of backgrounds
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and formal
  • Strong commercial and business acumen and judgment, understanding the need for efficient services and well commissioned services
  • High degree of political sensitivity and experience of dealing with a range of issues in a complex stakeholder environment
  • Sound analytical, negotiation and numerical skills
  • Ability to establish rapport/credibility with Trust colleagues including clinicians, managers, staff, staff representatives and professionals from outside the Trust
  • Establish strong, credible supportive working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Experience in the execution of stakeholder engagement exercises, and a skilled influencer who is outcome focused

Demonstates Trust Values

Essential

  • Is an exemplar in demonstrating in Trust values

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill Hospital

Stockport Greater Manchester

SK2 7JE


Employer's website

http://www.stockport.nhs.uk/

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Senior Customs Coordinator

Freight Personnel

Wythenshawe, NW
2 days ago
Wythenshawe, NW
£28k - £32k Per Year
2 days ago
£28k - £32k Per Year

We now have an exciting opportunity for a SeniorCustoms Entries Coordinator based near Manchester Airport working for a worldwide freight forwarding company. With over 70 offices, 200 agents covering 5 continents we offer local expertise with global experience catering to each customer's specific transportation and logistics needs.
We are now recruiting for a Senior Customs Coordinator to handle import customs clearances
In this position you will hold ultimate responsibility for the following duties / tasks:
- Provide an outstanding level of customer service to both internal & external clients
- Handling sea and air freight customs clearances.
- Ensure the accurate and timely processing of import customs declarations
- Ensure correct payment of duty & VAT
- Manage the release of consignments at port
- All aspects of CFSP & Customs Warehousing
- Manage post clearance action
Applying candidates will possess:
- Experience from working for a freight forwarder in an imports role
- A broad understanding of the overall customs process
- Knowledge of Import Clearance systems, ideally Data freight but any imports clearance skills are welcome Chief/ASM/CNS/Destin8/BoxTop
- Extensive knowledge of the customs tariff
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Exceptional IT skills
- Ability to work as part of a team or as an individual
- Strong organisational & time management skills
Benefits
Salary £28,000 to £32,000
Pension
23 days holiday rising with length of service
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Chief Biomedical Scientist - Stem Cell Therapeutics

National Health Service

Oxford Road Campus, NW
4 days ago
Oxford Road Campus, NW
£45.753k - £51.668k Per Year
4 days ago
£45.753k - £51.668k Per Year

Job Reference: 349-CSS-130-21

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Stem Cell Therapeutics
Location:
Oxford Road Campus, Manchester
Salary:
£45,753 - £51,668 £44,606 - £50,819 per annum

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven 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.

MFT is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work in the Stem Cell Laboratory in a Band 8a Chief Biomedical Scientist role. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the stem cell laboratory service in one of the biggest Haematological transplant programs in the UK. The laboratory, which is HTA and JACIE accredited, provides specialist clinical and technical services to support our busy transplant programmes. The laboratory receives, processes, cryopreserves and issues haematopoietic stem cells for therapeutic use in both adult and paediatric patients. This is a small team dedicated to meeting the current clinical demands on the service, developing the next generation of processing techniques and also fulfill the duties of the Clinical Trials Lead for the Stem Cell Therapeutics Laboratory.

The successful candidate must have a good theoretical and practical knowledge of all aspects of current stem cell processing, bone marrow processing and cell selection techniques. Be motivated and able to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills and well-developed leadership and problem solving skills.

You must be HCPC registered with evidence of completion of the IBMS specialist portfolio or equivalent in Haematology and Blood Transfusion or a relevant related field is required along with experience of compliance with the regulatory bodies governing the field (HTA and JACIE) and have a relevant MSc or equivalent qualification.

Due to the work demands of the laboratory this post does not currently include any shift rota participation. However some flexibility around daily start/finish times is sometimes required.

In the future the department may potentially require staff to work shifts that ensure that the continual service needs of the department can be met. Should the department’s position change you will be required to work within a rotational shift pattern which would include shifts through the departments 24 hours a day/7 days per week service.

Shift patterns will be determined by your line manager and you will be required to work your contracted hours as and when necessary to meet the service needs of your department.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClaire whiteheadJob titleDirectorate ManagerEmail addressclaire.whitehead@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number0161 276 4421



We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Chief Executive Officer / CEO (m/f)

JobLeads GmbH

Manchester, NW
2 days ago
Manchester, NW
£150k - £200k Per Year
2 days ago
£150k - £200k Per Year
Chief Executive Officer / CEO (m/f)

Chief Executive Officer / CEO (m/f)

Location: Manchester

Salary: 150.000 - 200.000

If you want to take that next step to level up your career, JobLeads is the preferred partner for you as executive or specialist. Currently we have several senior level career opportunities in management in the Manchester region. If you can identify yourself with the tasks and qualifications of this exemplary position, we would like to get in touch and present you all suitable positions.

Your tasks

  • Constantly analyse the market segments and business opportunities
  • Define a clear strategy for the company
  • Actively acquire new business partners and clients
  • Manage the cash flow and keep close control on the costs
  • Lead and motivate the team to grow the business
  • Closely interact with the shareholders and foster communication throughout the company

Your profile

  • Relevant university degree
  • Several years of experience in a managerial role
  • Track record in business development
  • Solution- and results-oriented
  • Natural leadership and communication skills
  • High self-motivation
  • Fluency in English


More options for your career:

Currently we are looking for qualified candidates for several positions. We are glad to get in touch, if you are interested in this or a similar job opening.

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Director of Operations & Performance / Deputy Chief Operating Officer

National Health Service

Warrington, NW
1 day ago
Warrington, NW
£91.004k - £104.927k Per Year
1 day ago
£91.004k - £104.927k Per Year

Job Reference: 370-ADM9OPS-DCOO

Employer:
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
Warrington
Salary:
£91,004 to £104,927 pa

We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. We provide first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.


Director of Operations and Performance / Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Band 9

At Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust we are looking for our next Director of Operations and Performance / Deputy Chief Operating Officer to support the delivery of the Trusts strategic aims and objectives. A significant focus will be on working within the Cheshire and Mersey System on the restoration and recovery of our clinical services following the pandemic, including embedding and sustaining some of the innovation that we have seen over the last year. We are working with partners to create a sustainable organisation for the future that will deliver what the local population needs from its hospitals within the constraints of a challenging resource position. These are challenging but exciting times for the NHS nationally, and for WHH in particular, but we believe there has never been a more exciting time to join our one great team - #TeamWHH!

Serving a local population of 320,000 and treating around 500,000 patients annually, we provide acute care across Warrington, Widnes, Runcorn and the surrounding areas from our two hospital sites. Our vision is to be the most clinically and financially successful integrated healthcare provider in our region, working in new ways for the benefit of our patients.

You will assume responsibility and be accountable for the day to day operational running and performance of all clinical services, working closely alongside the Associate Directors, Clinical Business Unit leads and the Deputies to the executive directors. You will also be responsible for support, transformation, management of the site and flow and all aspects of emergency planning and resilience. There will be opportunities to lead on corporate and organisational wide projects.

As a lead member of the senior management team, you will join the organisation at an exciting time as we further develop our clinical services to provide sustainable improvements in service design and performance to our local residents. We have a dual role to transform our services whilst ensuring day to day delivery of our operational needs.

You will be responsible for leading the Trust performance in the delivery and achievement of key national targets in relation to patient care. Emergency planning and cancer services along with operational performance for all clinical business units will sit within this role. You will contribute to the overall implementation of the Trust’s long term vision, strategic direction and governance arrangements.

Qualified to Masters level with an ongoing CPD record, you will have a track record of performance improvement; highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills; a sound understanding of the operational environment and a desire to improve the patient experience.

As both a proven leader with the ability to inspire confidence and respect within and outside the trust and as a highly effective team worker, you will ensure that our resources are utilised effectively to achieve other service objectives.

If you have any enquiries about the post please arrange to speak to Daniel Moore, Chief Operating Officer via PA, Donna Hargreaves on 01925 662298



This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

Please provide e-mail addressess for referees, as this will facilitate a quicker recruitment process. Please check your e-mail account regularly as you will receive alerts from the NHS Jobsite informing you of a message (including notification of interview)

Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

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Account Chief Technologist

Softcat

Manchester
27 days ago
Manchester
27 days ago

Reports To:

Head of Function

Salary:

Competitive salary plus excellent benefits

Softcat is one of the UK’s leading technology solutions businesses. Thanks to the success and growth of our services, we offer an increasingly broad range of tech careers. There could be a bright future for you if you’re interested in software, networking, analytics or cyber security.

Success. The Softcat way.

Softcat is a £1billion technology solutions business and trusted partner to names like Citrix, Microsoft and VMware. Offering a growing portfolio of services including software licensing, cyber security and IT infrastructure, we give our technical teams the tools and support to make exciting things happen. This is where to achieve more for your career.

Your role

The Account Chief Technologist will be working with key, strategic accounts to help them drive largescale transformation. The role is pivotal in bridging the gap between business problems and technology solutions for our top tier customers. Engaging at senior level (CxO) to influence customer strategy and become a trusted advisor, you’ll lead the Architecture team within an account or sector, ensuring the solutions proposed are fit for purpose and provide good value, as well as functioning as a proactive member of the relevant Sector/Account leadership teams.

The expectation will be to provide leadership input into transformational sales opportunities within accounts, identify and analyse requirements and customer problems, develop suitable architectures, and lead a virtual team including the Softcat and Partner network. You will support Solution Specialists and Account Management by helping identify and qualify solution opportunities including bid support as required. Additionally, you will attend customer opportunity and strategy meetings.

Your remit will see you actively contribute to the Softcat Propositions and standards, as well as to the corporate strategy by suggesting new service capabilities, bringing together services across contracted services and solutions.

What we need from you

  • Enterprise Architecture and/or Consultancy and/or CTO and/or CIO level experience
  • Experience at leading major largescale transformational programmes
  • Relationship focused; experience of building relationships at the highest levels within enterprise customers, becoming a trusted advisor on a technology basis
  • Excellent negotiating skills and exceptional commercial skills
  • Knowledge of and experience in designing and implementing solutions comprising of multiple technologies and business applications
  • Commercially astute with governance experience
  • Demonstrable experience in having previously identified and led cross working party initiatives through discovery, selection, implementation, and continuous review to assure customer satisfaction
  • Ability to present to an external audience, both business and technical; with a track record of presenting at board level
  • Good people management, leadership, demonstrable time management and organisational skills, ability to lead large virtual teams
  • Proven ability producing documentation for a business and technical audience
  • Good problem determination and analysis skills, lateral and highly creative thinking
  • Strong team player both as part of virtual team
  • Must be credible in communicating around technical issues / solutions
  • Energy, dynamism, and technology evangelism (for example: through thought leadership, networking events, white papers and publications)

Rewards

We offer a good salary and benefits package including a pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare cash plan and access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all things perks and benefits at Softcat. It’s designed to give you the flexibility and choice to suit your lifestyle and needs - there really is something for everyone. So whether it’s activity passes or technology discount vouchers you’re after, or you would prefer to buy extra holiday for yourself, or add your partner or family to some of the benefits… it’s entirely up to you. We’ll even give you an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday.

Apply now

To become part the success story, please apply below now!

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.

Budgeted at £90K 10% MBO

Job Type

full-time

Posted

5 days ago

Description

Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 06 March 2021

Job overview

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who wants to work for a great organisation, with huge ambitions, who wants to make a significant difference and help make it the best place to work, learn and be cared for.

We are now looking for a new Deputy Chief Operating Officer who will lead a highly experienced and dedicated team to deliver excellent, high quality services as we move forward to develop and transform the services we currently deliver. Accountable to the Chief Operating Officer/Director of Operations, we will expect you to drive forward the internal transformation agenda to take us beyond our current successful performance and into a new era, where we are financially and clinically sustainable.

Main duties of the job

If you can challenge convention, welcome change and if you have a genuine desire to champion transformation at all levels of the organisation and across a wider health economy to enable us to deliver consistently improving levels of performance, then you are the kind of person we are looking for and you would be a welcome addition to our stable and well established senior hospital leadership team.

In order to be the successful candidate you will need to have significant experience of managing complex health services at senior level in the NHS/Healthcare.

In return, we offer a rewarding and exciting opportunity to join our ambitious Trust with a mandate to make a real impact on the outcomes for the people we serve. We will also support your own personal development so that you can be the best version of yourself as we will want you to be effective and successful in the role.

Pre interview discussions are very welcome and encouraged

About us

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services for children and adults across Stockport and the High Peak, as well as community health services for Stockport, Tameside and Glossop. Stepping Hill Hospital treats over 500,000 patients per year and community health services are run across 24 sites in Stockport and 17 sites in Tameside and Glossop.

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities youll see in yourself.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focussed workforce.

We are constantly improving how we work with staff and this is reflected in the awards we have been awarded, which can be viewed on our website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  1. OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT

The post holder will require advanced knowledge of the how Trusts operate across a range of work procedures and practices in order to understand the performance agenda which covers operational targets, areas of efficiency, finance, workforce and patient safety and involvement. The post holder will be required to support the day to day operation of the Trust, ensuring cohesive working and optimum performance.

To ensure consistently high quality patient care through the development of a culture of effective teamwork and patient focus, and through the empowerment of Medical Director, Chief Nurse, Clinical Leads, Business Group Directors, Business Managers, Matrons, Specialist Nurses and other professionals.

To work closely with the other members of the Executive Team, to ensure a Trust wide approach to issues as necessary, especially as relates to use of capacity, development of specialties and delivery of performance targets.

To take autonomous decisions in areas which affect the operational working of the Trust and in their improvement.

To contribute to the establishment of Trust wide standards to maintain, monitor and improve quality of care.

  1. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

To deliver against performance targets assigned to the Chief Operating Officer as derived from the NHS Plan, Annual Plan and Trust Strategy.

To take the lead responsibility for Performance on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer ensuring a robust Performance Framework is in place and monthly Performance report is compiled for Trust Board.

Help to oversee delivery of Business Groups nit operating plans, by designing and implementing robust performance management and reporting processes, and intervening personally.

To contribute to the Trusts efficiency targets by the effective use of resources and contributing to the Cost Improvement planning process.

  1. COMMISSIONING

To support with Chief Operating Officer to ensure service level agreements are based on accurate and deliverable activity levels.

To take the overview of capacity to ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are achieved as well as key targets are delivered in the most cost effective ways by the divisions.

To take the lead, on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer, in capacity planning for the Trust.

To work with the senior commissioning team to deliver service sustainability.

  1. SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

Where necessary to ensure operational performance risks are anticipated and addressed.

To ensure all operational services continually review performance to ensure delivery of high quality patient care, financial control and service performance targets.

Analyse current good practice to identify areas to improve quality of patient care.

To actively contribute to the Trusts annual business planning and strategic review process.

In conjunction with the Chief Operating Officer assist in the delivery of the transformation strategy and cost improvement programme

  1. ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Responsible for delivery of corporate projects with implications for the wider health/social care community, as required by the Chief Operating Officer.

To ensure the visibility of senior management through the Team Brief process, regular walkabouts and other means of communication.

To promote the integration of the Trusts service across sites, ensuring that effective team working is encouraged and factional issues are effectively dealt with.

To establish mechanisms that facilitate open discussion leading to sound, co-ordinated operational management of all areas within the Trust.

To proactively develop effective working relationships between the operational clinical business groups and the Trust Executive.

Develop networks and working relationships with national and local agencies in order to support improvements in service provision and best practice at the Trust.

  1. STRATEGY

To work with business groups in ensuring that there is visible senior interface with Primary Care networks / organisations.

Takes a supporting role in facilitating the development of the Trusts Business Continuity and Emergency Preparedness plans, ensuring the Trust complies with National requirements with respect to these two functions.

Take a lead role in ensuring the Trust has a winter plan which ensures whole system interface and smooth operational delivery across this period.

In conjunction with the business group directors, develop work force plans ensuring that both professional and non-professional workforce requirements are identified to ensure that operating divisions have the right people in the right place at the right time.

To ensure that business group communication mechanisms operate effectively so that a culture is promoted where all staff can become involved in influencing and supporting the achievement of the Trusts Service and Operational strategies.

To ensure the implementation of the Trusts Governance and Quality Management Strategies across the operational divisions and are reflected within the clinical business groups annual business plans.

To ensure that operationally business group processes are implemented to secure risk assessments, the co-ordination of mandatory training and the investigation and management of incidents and complaints.

To ensure that appropriate professional standards are maintained by all staff groups through the liaison with appropriate professional and external regulatory bodies.

To lead on strategic planning to deliver the internal annual plan

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Educated to master's degree level/equivalent professional qualification
  • Postgraduate level management qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional and personal development
  • Significant management and leadership experience at a senior level in the NHS.

Personal circumstances or other relevant criteria

Essential

  • Able to participate in the On Call Rota

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Significant management and leadership experience at a senior level in the NHS.
  • Proven experience and ability in managing operational performance with tight financial constraints demonstrating effective budget management
  • Experience of capacity planning and translating organisation strategy and vision into operational objectives.
  • Evidence of successfully leading significant organisational change in developing new models of healthcare delivery
  • Demonstrate experience of building, maintaining and utilising successful relationships with all staff especially clinicians within complex organisations
  • Knowledge of the strategic direction of the local health economy
  • An understanding of healthcare planning process and key national healthcare issues
  • Demonstrate strong and credible leadership in being able to pull people together across systems and motivate them to deliver common aims and targets
  • Demonstrate significant experience of situational leadership, human resource management and people development.

Leadership and Management Skills

Essential

  • Leadership and Management Skills
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to engage and influence diverse audiences
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills, with the ability to engage, build and sustain relationships both within the Trust and within external organisations.
  • Able to demonstrate sound financial management skills and understand business centred approach to healthcare provision.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills to meet competing priorities.
  • Able to take 'tough' decisions and calculated risks and see required action through.
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to action to achieve equality and diversity in the NHS workforce and for the community.
  • Excellent project management skills as project manager or sponsor. Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Well developed IT literacy
  • Ability to share vision and engender ownership in others.
  • Exhibits a drive, energy and enthusiasm and resilience to drive through and achieve end results and improvements

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill

Poplar Grove, Hazel Grove

Stockport

SK2 7JE


Employer's website

http://www.stockport.nhs.uk/