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GIRFT Regional Manager- Midlands Region

Job Reference: 392-GIRFT83-B

Employer:
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
Department:
GIRFT
Location:
Midlands
Salary:
£61,777- £72,597 pa

The RNOH NHS Trust is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK and a global leader in our field. We provide a dynamic working environment where we support frontline staff to implement improvements so that we can realise our vision of being a world leading neuro musculoskeletal hospital providing the best patient care and staff experience in the NHS, delivering world leading research, and offering a strong foundation of education, training and career progression. Our dedicated staff come from diverse backgrounds, and our patients benefit from the wide range of experience they bring to the Trust. The RNOH brings unrivalled expertise together in one place allowing us to deliver some of the world’s most complex and innovative care to our patients

  • Rated Good by the CQC
  • Two sites, one in central London and one in Stanmore - which has recently opened The Stanmore Building, a new, state-of-the-art inpatient facility
  • Our Research and Innovation Centre works closely with our main academic partner, University College London
  • Recognised as a centre of excellence, leading on national initiatives, such as the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) Programme
  • Further major redevelopment underway across the Stanmore site – improving and modernising our facilities to maintain our position as the UK’s leading centre for orthopaedic medicine
  • In the NHS staff survey, over 90% of our staff were satisfied with the quality of care they are able to give to patients - the best result of any NHS Trust in the country
  • Our staff also indicated that they had the best experience of appraisals as compared to all other NHS Trusts.

This is a great time to join us and play a critical role in the next stage of RNOH’s journey to achieving an outstanding CQC rating.

Our aim is to remain a world-leading orthopaedic hospital with the best patient care and staff experience in the NHS.

Our annual staff survey results have been improving year on year, with our staff telling us that their experience of working at the Trust is getting better and better.


Regional ManagerMidlands Region– Full Time AFC Band 8C

‘Getting It Right First Time’ (GIRFT)

We are looking for Regional Manager to join our Midlands regional team to oversee the day to day management and ongoing implementation of the GIRFT Specialty based recommendations. The successful candidate will be part of a unique initiative, with an ever increasing national profile, which is already delivering tangible results in terms of improved patient outcomes and savings to the NHS budget.

About the Programme: The original GIRFT review into elective orthopaedics marked an important landmark for the NHS. Led by frontline clinicians and using a unique data set to identify unwarranted variation, the success of the GIRFT methodology has now been expanded to cover more than 40 specialties following funding from the Department of Health.

About the role: You will lead a regional team of 10 people, who support Trust’s in implementing GIRFT local and national recommendations to reduce unwarranted variation in clinical practice, ensuring they provide high quality regular support and facilitation to Trusts, including signposting to best practice and practical support if needed, ensuring improvements are maintained and become business as usual across all specialties.

About you: Educated to Masters level or equivalent, with existing experience of people management and working in a complex healthcare environment, you should be passionate about improvement and a true team player, eager to work ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with clinicians.

For employment purposes, GIRFT is hosted by the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH); all appointments are subject to national terms and conditions.

All posts are currently limited to Fixed Term Contracts or Secondment from your current employer.

Interview and assessment processes TBC in London

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please email any questions to Graham Lomax graham.lomax@nhs.net




We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and offer a range of flexible working practices. Part-time and job share applications will be considered.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to RNOH transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) system and other secure, internal NHS workforce systems.

Additionally, by applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers. Therefore we want you to complete your e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

RNOH uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of documents; all prospective employees of RNOH will have their original documents verified using this technology.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

The RNOH operates a Smoke-Free Policy. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s premises (including the grounds that those premises are sited on) or in any Trust owned vehicle.

Where applicable, in line with the 2018 framework agreement on the reform of Agenda for Change, the new system for pay progression will come into effect on 1 April 2019 for new starters or those promoted to a new role on or after 1 April 2019.



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