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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/10/2020.

Head of Operations - Renal, Respiratory and Cardiovascular

Job Reference: 358-2663578-SR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield, Leicester
£75,914 - £87,754 £73,936 - £86,687

This is the perfect leadership role for someone who aspires to gain senior experience before applying for a Deputy Chief Operating Officer role.

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) includes the Glenfield Hospital, Leicester General Hospital and Leicester Royal Infirmary. We are one of the largest and busiest acute teaching Trusts in England, employing around 14,000 staff, caring for over a million patients each year, and providing services for people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

UHL are on the verge of a major new transformation programme supported by £450m of capital investment over the next 5 years to complete our investment and reconfiguration plans. This announcement is an amazing vote of confidence in Leicester which will deliver a range or new hospital facilities including a new Maternity Hospital, Children’s Hospital and Treatment Centre. This is an exciting time to join the UHL team and be part of the next chapter of UHL’s future.

We have seven clinical management groups (CMGs) each led by a Clinical Director and Head of Operations reporting into the Chief Operating Officer.

The Renal, Respiratory and Cardiovascular CMG is comprised of seven specialities offering a range of both emergency and elective locally commissioned and tertiary specialised services. Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Respiratory, Thoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery are based at the Glenfield Hospital and Nephrology and Renal Transplant are based at Leicester General Hospital with a plan to move across to Glenfield in summer 2021.
The CMG has an income/turnover of over £200m and employs over 2,000 headcount of staff

We are looking for an individual who will have:
• A high level of energy and enthusiasm
• A personality that is upbeat, and highly motivated
• An ability to lead in an engaging way with well-developed communication and relationships skills
• A drive for delivering improvements to patients.
• A strong track record of leadership and management

For further details / informal visits contact:

Suzanne Khalid, Clinical Director, Renal, Respiratory and Cardiovascular CMG

Debra Mitchell, Acting Chief Operating Officer

Via email: Telephone: 0116 2588569

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments 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 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 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. As it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

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