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Operations Manager

Job Reference: 175-1920-CC1830

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Critical Care 1st Floor
Royal Papworth Hospital, Papworth Road, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge
£52,306 to £60,983 pa

As the largest and leading specialist cardiothoracic hospital in the UK, Royal Papworth Hospital is dedicated to providing patients with the best possible care through the excellence of our caring staff. We are located in a bespoke, purpose-built hospital on the world-class Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon.


Operations Manager, Critical Care and Theatres

Band 8B

Full time (37.5 hours/wk)

Royal Papworth Hospital is at the centre of a regional and national network of hospitals caring for patients with heart and lung disease. From a tuberculosis hospital when it opened in 1917, Royal Papworth Hospital has developed into an internationally recognised heart and lung centre and is the leading cardiothoracic specialist hospital in the United Kingdom.

This is an exciting time for Papworth having moved to the new state of the art, purpose built hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in April 2019. The move to this site will allow Papworth hospital to work alongside some of the world’s leading healthcare companies and organisations including Cambridge University Hospitals, giving our patients immediate access to a range of services and also expanding opportunities in terms of research and education.

We are looking to recruit an operational manager to lead and manage the Critical Care and Theatres Directorate on a day to day basis The post holder is responsible to the deputy director of operations and works closely with the Theatre and Critical Care matron, head of nursing, the clinical director and specialty clinical leads to ensure leadership and management of resource, performance and standards of care.

Demonstrable experience of line management of staff, financial management and service development is essential. Professional knowledge acquired through degree or equivalent experience/qualification supplemented by a management qualification to Master’s level or equivalent experience/qualification.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Maggie Maxwell on 01223639334

Closing Date: 14 June 2019

Interview Date: 24 June 2019

** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, extensive retail discount scheme, subsidised restaurant, staff recognition and award scheme, membership options at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym), salary sacrifice 'cycle to work' and 'car' scheme, enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses, career progression opportunities, flexible working

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

In submitting an application form you authorise Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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