Directorate Operational Manager - Cromer & District Hospital

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

Main area Cromer & District HospitalGrade NHS AfC: Band 8aContract Fixed Term /secondment 12 monthsHours 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 234-18-S1586 Site Cromer & District HospitalTown CromerSalary £42,414 - £49,696 per annumClosing 11/11/2018 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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*12 months Fixed Term / Secondment opportunity, based at Cromer & District Hospital *

The new Cromer & District Hospital was built in 2012 following generous donations by two benefactors. The site includes an Outpatients Department, 2 Local Anesthetic Operating Theatres, Renal Dialysis Unit, Minor Injuries and Radiology.

This year sees another exciting step in the Hospitals future as we begin the process of expansion in association with Macmillan, to construct a new Medical Treatment Unit, further Operating & Outpatients Rooms and a Macmillan Information Centre. Planning permission is to be sought early 2019 with construction completed mid 2020.

As Operational Manager for Cromer & District Hospital, you will lead the day-to-day running of the site, troubleshooting issues as they arise, working with the Site Matron and Service Director to provide high quality care. You will need to be an experienced, operational leader with developed skills and acute understanding of Referral to treatment processes, finance, facilities management and operational processes with a desire to drive quality with a patient centered focus.

As post holder you will :

- be responsible for operational business planning and leadership to ensure that the site delivers its performance objectives.

- work closely with the Cromer expansion project team to ensure operational activities continue whilst works are being completed.

- work closely with clinical and operational leaders across all NNUH divisions and their attitude must reflect the trusts PRIDE values positively.

Hours of work - Full time -37.5 hours per week

Opening Date for Applications: 31st October 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 11th November 2018

Interview date : Monday 19th 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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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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