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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

Assistant Divisional Manager in Bedford

Job Reference: 273-A-20-15892

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Exceptional new opportunities at Moorfields

Founded in 1804, Moorfields Eye Hospital is a world-class centre of excellence for eye health services, ophthalmic research and education. We are true pioneers in the fight to cure blindness. Every year we treat more than 750,000 patients at City Road in central London and at 30 satellites, and, in partnership with the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, we lead one of the most impactful ophthalmic research programmes in the world. We train many of the leading eye care clinicians in the UK and internationally, and have a global reputation for quality and professionalism in ophthalmic care. In addition, Moorfields operates two commercial businesses whose profits support our NHS work: Moorfields Private and Moorfields UAE.

The Moorfields Way is to be caring, organised, excellent and inclusive, and we expect all applicants for our posts to commit to upholding these values.

Moorfields NHS Trust the leading provider of eye health services in the UK and a world class centre of excellence for ophthalmic research and education is looking to appoint an Assistant Divisional Manager to their StaffBank to fulfil a role at one of their sites in Bedford. It will be to cover for ideally3 months to start with.

The post of Assistant Divisional Manager is a key position within the trust’s senior management structure. Reporting to the Divisional Manager, the Assistant Divisional Manager is responsible for providing operational and strategic management support to the Divisional Manager, Head of Nursing and Joint Divisional Directors to assist them in the development and modernisation of Moorfields


The Assistant Divisional Manager has a wide range of responsibilities for ensuring the effective development and operation of the Division’s services


The post-holder is responsible for effective operational management, leadership, expertise and support for a number of key areas within the Division ensuring the delivery of high quality, safe and effective patient services within the resources available. The post holder will provide operational support to the Division to deliver the Trust’s overall strategy and objectives. This will include playing a key role in identifying opportunities for clinical and administrative innovation and modernisation, ensuring the delivery of all operational performance and strategic objectives specifically the Trust waiting list (RTT), financial, HR management, Health and Safety management, risk, clinical & quality governance.



Person Specification

Previous proven operational management experience in the NHS or similar environment involving a wide range of procedures and practice.

Able to demonstrate evidence of effective financial management

Experience of working with NHS service delivery targets

Experience of analysing data, facts and other evidence to identify problems and to propose and implement solutions

Experience of working with staff at all levels including internal and external stakeholders

Flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of the service



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