Deputy Divisional Operations Manager

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
08 Nov 2018
14 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area SurgeryGrade NHS AfC: Band 7Contract Fixed Term/SecondmentHours Full time, 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 234-18-S1757 Site Norfolk and Norwich University HospitalTown NorwichSalary £33,222 - £43,041 per annumClosing Today at 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

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** Fixed term contract / secondment opportunity - end date 31/03/2019 **

The Norfolk & Norwich University NHS Hospitals Trust serves a population of 822,500 people. The orthopaedic department is a busy regional trauma centre and forward thinking department offering a range of elective and trauma care to the local community. We currently employ 30 orthopaedic surgeons, some with international recognition in their specialities. Patients are cared for on 2 dedicated orthopaedic wards and within a dynamic outpatient department, where 8,500 orthopaedic procedures, 54,000 outpatient appointments and 4,500 pre-admission appointments are undertaken annually, with projected numbers expected to increase.

We have an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, adaptable and ambitious person to join our management team in Trauma & Orthopaedics.

As post holder, you will support the Divisional Operational Manager in the operational management of all patient services within the Trauma & Orthopaedic (T&O) Directorate. This involves the delivery of operational performance targets including waiting lists, finance and to continually improve the quality of services to patients by using best practice standards within the available income.

You will support the Divisional Operational Manager and Senior Nurses with the direct management of all divisional administration and clerical and nursing staff within T&O and in the management of the Directorate budgets. Contribute to the Divisional and Trust strategy, processes and policies.

** If you are considering applying for this post on a secondment basis, please discuss with your Line Manager prior to applying to ascertain whether this could be supported. **

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Interview Date: 15th November 2018

Open for applications: 31st October 2018

Close for applications: 11th November 2018

The Job Description, which includes a Person Specification, provides a full outline of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.


If this post involves working with children or adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of Afc

NHS Service

Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships)

We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration

You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.


Following candidate feedback and to reduce our dependency on paper, all our communication with you regarding your application will be by email so could you please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

We look forward to receiving your application and if you do not hear within the next four weeks this will usually mean that you have not been short-listed. However, if you wish to confirm this please contact the person indicated on the advert.

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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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