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NHS AfC: Band 8b
37.5 hours/week
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University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
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Queen's Hospital
Burton and Derby
£49,242 - £59,964
25/02/2019 23:59
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Deputy General Manager - Imaging

NHS AfC: Band 8b

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

MINDFUL EMPLOYER – University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust has signed the Charter for Employers who are positive about Mental Health.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Deputy General Manager - Imaging

Applications are invited for the position of Imaging Deputy General Manager Band 8b within UHDB.

We are looking for an experienced senior leader with a proven track record of excellent leadership qualities, innovation and driving successful change within a busy Imaging department. You will work closely with the Imaging General Manager and leadership team to ensuring that a high quality and responsive Radiology service is delivered.

You will support and deputise as required for the General Manager in supporting delivery of strategic, operational and performance aspects the Business unit.  You will also contribute towards the achievement of the financial forecast and delivery of contracted activity, interpreting and implementing local policy/ strategy and deliver service development.  You will also be responsible for site specific issues across Radiology as necessary on behalf of the General Manager.

Effective communication skills are vital, as is the ability to influence and negotiate at a senior level. A successful track record of managing change and the ability to effectively engage with and develop our dedicated Imaging team is key.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience of working within UHDB across all sites within a network where excellent working relationships are already well established and there is a real enthusiasm to take our service forward.

If you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and ambition to join our leadership team we would love to hear from you.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

David Tipper, General Manager - Imaging,

If you have problems applying, contact

01283 511511 ext 5720