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Speciality Business Manager

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
Fixed Term 1st April 2019 to 31st January 2020
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
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Royal Preston Hospital
£42,414 - £49,969 per annum
20/03/2019 23:59

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to 370,000 people in the Preston and Chorley area as well as Specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire and Cumbria.

Our aim is to provide excellent care with compassion for every patient and their families on every occasion and our values define the high standards of behaviour we expect from our staff to ensure we deliver that care.

We provide a range of specialist tertiary services including cancer, renal, plastics and burns, neurosciences and specialist mobility and rehabilitation and are the major trauma centre and major vascular centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria, which means our hospitals deliver the latest treatment for a broad spectrum of serious, complex and uncommon conditions.

Every member of staff, whatever their role, is a vital part of our team. We provide a range of training, development and award-winning leadership opportunities, tailored to individual needs, to enable staff to reach their full potential.

A fixed term opportunity covering maternity leave in the Surgical Divisional Management Team. The successful candidate will work within the Clinical Business Unit of Surgery, managing Vascular and Urology services.

We are seeking to appoint a high calibre and credible operational leaders who will provide strong leadership. You must be a dynamic, innovative and motivated individual, passionate about clinical service delivery and improvement, excellence in patient care and who shares our values.

The post holders will be educated to Diploma level in NHS Management or equivalent. Operational management experience at a senior level is essential along with a detailed understanding of all aspects of performance management in acute hospital services. Candidates should have a proven ability to manage change and service development and possess budgetary control and project management skills and experience. The post holders will also be capable of working under pressure, prioritising to deadlines and multi-tasking. Good motivation, persuasion and planning skills are also essential.

Your skills will have been developed in an NHS environment and you will bring energy and a resilient leadership style to the management team. You will be able to demonstrate an ability to guide, direct and support your team and colleagues as circumstances dictate.

The post requires a high standard of communication, analysis, clear thinking and organisational skills and offers excellent opportunities for career development.

Date of interview: TBC

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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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Alison Anton - Clinical Business Manager - 01772 52 4721

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01257 245462