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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Associate Director of Clinical Services

Job Reference: J215-SYS-33858

BMI Healthcare
Competitive Salary plus Benefits

BMI Edgbaston & Priory Hospitals in Birmingham are part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

We have an opportunity for an Associate Director of Clinical Services to join their team of staff in the nursing department.

This is a Full Time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Enthusiastic adaptable individual required to support an exciting strategy within BMI Birmingham. To be the provider of choice for Multi speciality complex and critical care to support the provision of excellence in care.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Evidence of relevant professional development, both clinically, managerially, preferably evidenced by certification
  • Registered Nurse Level 1 or Allied Health professional with valid professional registration.
  • Up-to-date knowledge in area of practice.
  • Well-developed knowledge of professional Code of Accountability.
  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, use of software and systems.
  • Recruitment and selection skills.
  • Extensive experience working in an acute hospital setting in a Senior Clinician post or equivalent. 
  • Previous experience within a Clinical Managerial role.
  • Experience of customer care, including interacting with challenging customers and situations
  • Experience of leading multiple clinical departments/ services in acute hospital.
  • Successful implementation of quality activities including clinical audit
  • Active participation in regulatory inspections resulting in positive reports including preparation and effective involvement of staff
  • Significant experience in rostering staff in line with available guidelines to provide safe and effective care.

Duties of this role include:

  • Working within a flagship hospital responsible for providing clinical direction and professional leadership to the Clinical Services teams.  Working with the Director of Clinical Services to support the initiatives of the hospital, driving a culture of safety, clinical effectives and continued improvement for the patient experience.  The role is responsible for development, motivation and performance of all Clinical Services staff, ensuring the achievement of regulator (CQC,HIS,HIW) standards as required
  • To work professionally within the Professional Practice framework of the relevant registering authority and maintain professional standards across the teams in accordance with the clinical Codes of Professional Conduct.
  • Manage the consistent delivery of excellent service in all aspects of the patient experience, and instil a culture of high customer service throughout the clinical teams.
  • Assist Director of Clinical Services to develop systems to ensure that care is delivered on a total patient care basis, providing continuity of care through Team Leaders and CSMs.
  • Ensure strong levels of staff engagement, providing visible leadership and direction. Monitor and drive improvements on clinical indicators for Clinical Services.


For further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy please refer to the job description.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare is committed to offering competitive starting salaries alongside access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • BMI Healthcare Private Medical Insurance
  • BMI Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum increasing up to 30 days with long service
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
  • Market leading learning and development, including free courses and industry recognised qualifications
  • Nationwide Gym discounts & Online Fitness Classes
  • BMI Staff Health Checks
  • Blue Light Discount Card for 1,000s of nationwide discounts and exclusive offers
  • Cycle to Work – and much more!



If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV.  We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.  

Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Check.


Disability Confident – Committed Employer:

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer BMI we endeavour to ensure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations within BMI. If you require reasonable adjustments for your application, interview or during your onboarding/induction process BMI will support you. For more information on the Government’s Disability Confident Employer Scheme, please click here



BMI Healthcare is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children and young people, and vulnerable adults by taking all reasonable steps to protect them from harm.  All staff will receive appropriate training and induction so that they understand their roles and responsibilities and are confident about carrying them out.

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