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Interim Associate General Manager - Surgery

Job Description

We are working with an NHS Trust who are seeking to appoint an Interim Associate General Manager for Surgery. This role will be for 2 months and is based on site.

This is an interim role that falls under the Workforce Alliance Framework and should be expected to be remunerated at a c£320 day rate dependant on experience.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To provide timely, efficient and effective operational management support for divisional service areas;

  • Assist the lead clinicians and senior managers as required and ensure that these services are responsive, innovative and provided to the highest possible clinical and performance standards;

  • To take forward agreed projects to improve patient pathway, service delivery and patient experience in agreed areas;

  • To lead on ensuring that all performance/quality targets are achieved;

  • To problem solve as appropriate, developing and implementing lasting solutions in conjunction with clinical and managerial colleagues;

  • To be a key member of the divisional management team, taking full responsibility for actions and for keeping other team members fully informed at all times.

  • Manage a team of administrative staff. This may include supervisors, clinic staff, medical secretaries, receptionists, pathway coordinators, project leads and others;

  • To deputise for the General Manager when required.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree educated and/or equivalent senior management experience within an Acute NHS provider setting;

  • Operational management experience working at band 8b level;

  • Significant experience of staff management, including the setting of objectives, team and individual appraisal, recruitment and disciplinary issues;

  • Significant budget management experience, including reducing costs, monitoring and determining corrective action;

  • Developing and implementing strategic plans at service level.

If you are interested in the role, please call me on 07307804400 or if you would prefer, send me a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate understanding in line with the above.