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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2020.

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Head of Performance and Improvement

Job Reference: 358-2268659-SR

University Hospitals of Leicester
LRI, Leicester
£61,777 - £72,597

University Hospitals of Leicester are looking to recruit a highly professional individual in the role of Head of Performance and Improvement. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled individual to join the Operational Delivery Unit and help shape the planned care agenda for the patients of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR).

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Operating Officer, the Head of Performance and Improvement will be the specialist lead on performance delivery for elective care and will be a subject matter expert in RTT/Elective improvement. Core to the role will be responsibility for delivery against key NHS standards including RTT, 52 Week Performance and Diagnostics. The post holder will be responsible for internal and external reporting for Elective Planned Care as well as being the reporting lead for Urgent and Emergency Care.

We are seeking an individual who is able to demonstrate both a high degree of analytical proficiency as well as interpersonal skills. You will be able to understand and interpret large data sets, highlighting key areas of future improvements and risk as well acting as a critical friend to support General Managers and services in achieving elective NHS Standards.

Working in a changing healthcare environment for LLR, the post holder will work closely with across UHL team’s including Clinical Management Groups, Informatics, Contracting, Finance and Strategy as well as a range of external organisations including Clinical Commissioning Groups, Leicester Partnership Trust and NHSI/E.

The post holder will be responsible for internal and external reporting for Planned Care and Urgent and Emergency Care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Debra Mitchell

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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