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Operational Service Lead

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-19-851

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
£44,606 - £50,819 pa

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Urology and Head/Neck Directorate to recruit to the positions of Operational Services Manager for;

  1. Ophthalmology, OMFS and Orthodontics
  2. Urology and ENT

If you are an experienced NHS manager with operational experience and have the ability to meet the challenges of the service, we would like to hear from you.

The post holder will support the Directorate Manager who in conjunction with the Clinical Leads and Matrons, are responsible for the operational management of Elective & Emergency services across these areas. The post holders will take the lead responsibility for the management of the Referral to Treatment (RTT) Access and Cancer standards on behalf of these areas. The post holder will be expected to work across organisational boundaries to make a positive contribution to the Trusts corporate objectives and contribute to shaping the future healthcare across the local economy.

These permanent posts will offer the opportunity to work in a challenging but rewarding environment. The successful candidate will play a key role in both the operational delivery and development of services. The post should be viewed as a development opportunity for highly motivated and committed individuals who wish to progress their career in the NHS.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nikki Foulkes

Email Address:


Telephone Number: 01516048037

to discuss the post further. Informal visits are welcomed.

Following your application via NHS Jobs, your information will be imported into our third party recruitment system – Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will then be generated from and this is where you will be able to track the progress of your application. This will ensure we deal with your application quickly and efficiently.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in the application, to its third party management system.

Please note; that if you are offered a position, your personal details will automatically be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system (ESR).

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