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Deputy Divisional Manager

Job Reference: 425-A-19-29829

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Surgery and Critical Care
£44,606 - £50,819 per annum

The Surgery and Critical Care Division at Sheffield Children’s NHS FT provides a range of secondary, tertiary and national services for children, including all Paediatric Surgical sub-specialties, Theatres, Critical Care, Acute and Chronic Pain as well as Paediatric and Neonatal transport.

Due to maternity leave there is an exciting opportunity to join the team on a fixed term basis as Deputy Divisional Manager covering Surgical Services and Theatres.

Whilst having primary responsibility for their respective area, the post holder will have Division-wide responsibility for a range of functions including efficiency, service development, performance, planning, contracting and workforce management. Working with the Head of Nursing the post holder will have responsibility to ensure that services in their respective areas are delivered to the highest standards.

Successful candidates will exemplify the Trust values and will have significant experience of managing all aspects of complex clinical services and delivery of challenging efficiency targets whilst safeguarding service quality. They will embody compassionate leadership and will be able to manage significant workloads to tight deadlines.

Interviews are planned for 2nd July 2019.

Applications will be accepted via secondment. Job share applicants may also be considered following discussion prior to interview.

If you are interested in this post for further details contact Lauren Hicks - Associate Director Surgery & Critical Care via Sian Morgans Divisional Secretary on 0114 226 0525 or email

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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