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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/04/2021.

Band 8b Deputy General Manager – Specialist Surgery / Cardiac Sciences

Job Reference: 290-BS-0010

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Deputy General Manager Specialist Surgery
Charing Cross Hospital / Hammersmith Hospital
£60,058 - £68,891 Pa Inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is looking to appoint two Deputy General Managers to the directorates of Specialist Surgery and Cardiac Sciences on a 6 month secondment from candidates from the North West London ICS network.

The areas of Specialist Surgery covered by the role are the following service lines containing various operational surgical services, screening services and trust provider services they are:
• ENT + 10S ward
• Urology + 7N ward
• Breast Surgery
• Audiology
• Pediatric Audiology
• West of London Breast Screening Service

Management of these service lines are a mix of operational business managers, AHP’s and healthcare scientists who report directly into the General Manager.

Spec Surg context
• Income Turnover - £48.3m
• WTE - 401.18
• Admitted spells – 11,980
• Outpatient contacts – 104,540
• Screening/diagnostic contacts – 47,962
• RTT waiting list as proportion of Trust – 15.6%
• 62 day cancer treatments as proportion of Trust – 58%
• 2ww as proportion of Trust – 38.9%

Key areas of interest for the role is focusing on working collaboratively with the NWL ICS with the formation of Fast Track Surgical Hubs in ENT and Urology as well and managing a significant cancer portfolio which has remained fully operational throughout recent COVID-19 surges.

Contact Harry Monaghan for more Specialist Surgery details.

The Cardiac Sciences Directorate at Imperial has an annual income plan of approximately £65m, and employs over 500 people across a range of professional disciplines. The service incorporates Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology, which itself includes community-based services. Hammersmith Hospital is also home to one of London’s dedicated Heart Attack Centres, so includes an emergency portal into our services. Our Directorate provides surgical, medical and diagnostic services as well as a full suite of outpatient activity, delivered virtually as well as in face to face settings. Our specialist services hold close working relationships with Imperial College, and our shared campus offers superb opportunities for joint working across research and academic portfolios.

The role will be based at the Hammersmith site, where the majority of the services are based, although there are elements of the service at both Charing Cross and St Mary’s hospitals, as well as a number of community sites across North West London.

Contact Jon Lear for more Cardiac Sciences details.


The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will aim to consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name:Harry Monaghan

Email address:

Telephone number: 02033117493

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


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