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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/06/2019.

Senior Improvement Manager

Job Reference: 411-MEDICINE-2019-11820

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
411 Inspiring Quality (917503)
£44,606 to £50,819 pa

Do you have a passion for making a difference to the lives of others? Are you able to motivate, engage and support teams to deliver sustainable results in complex environments at pace? Do you want to be part of an exciting programme that will transform the way in which health and care is delivered, not just within the walls of a hospital, but reaching across other health and care providers?

We are looking for a committed, energetic and resilient individual to join our dynamic Inspiring Quality Delivery Group. You will be an expert in improvement methodologies with a track record of delivery. This challenging and high profile role will require excellent strategy, planning, delivery and negotiation skills. In the role you will create and deliver a plan that turns the Trust’s Inspiring Quality vision into reality by embedding the Getting It Right First Time Programme (GIRFT) into our way of working. Whilst being a technical expert, you will demonstrate flexibility and adaptability, harnessing the best from different approaches. Through these functions, you will play a very significant role in achieving widespread ownership of the Trust’s quality improvement strategy. You will have a proven ability to lead as part of a dynamic team and complement a variety of different working styles.

Inspiring Quality is Alder Hey’s approach to continuous quality improvement and has three clear and ambitious aims: firstly, to put children first; secondly, to be the safest Children’s Trust in the NHS; thirdly, to achieve outstanding outcomes for children. As a Senior Improvement Manager, you will play a vital part in the delivery of our transformation journey. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who bring both programme management rigour alongside the humility and tenacity to succeed in a highly complex stakeholder environment.

The attached job description for a permanent fulltime Band 8A position provides more details about the role. For more information, please refer to the contact details are below.

Adam Bateman, Chief Operating Officer

[PA support: Direct Tel: 0151 282 4888]

Dr Nicki Murdock, Medical Director

[PA support: Direct Tel: 0151 252 5572]

Will Weston, Associate Chief Operating Officer, Division of Medicine

[PA support: Direct Tel: 0151 252 5182]

Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link

We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

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Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.

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