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Interim Operations Manager - Head & Neck, Ophthalmology

Job Description

We are supporting an Acute NHS Trust in the Midlands region of the UK as they seek to appoint an Interim Operations Manager – Head & Neck, Ophthalmology Services.

The Trust are looking for someone to start ASAP and the role will be for 6 months initially.

This is an interim role that falls under the Workforce Alliance Framework and should be expected to be remunerated under the NHSE/I Agency Caps rate for Band 8b - c£310 pd.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Overall operational management of all of the specified services;

  • Management and delivery of RTT and Cancer performance for the services;

  • Develop and implement performance management systems;

  • Monitor the clinical and financial performance across these services, present options for improvement and take corrective action where necessary;

  • Efficient and effective use of resources to ensure highest standards of patient care and excellent service delivery;

  • Ensure patient flow pathways and processes are designed to meet operational best practice;

  • Take lead responsibility for specified operational tasks and projects.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Postgraduate degree or equivalent level of experience;

  • A credible track record of NHS management within the NHS at Band 8b level;

  • Substantial experience of managing within Head and Neck, Ophthalmology and/or Surgery services is essential;

  • Credible expertise of performance management across waiting times targets;

  • Experience of implementing service improvement.

If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to with your availability and rate expectation in line with the above.

If you do not receive a response within 72 hours (3 working days) of receipt, please assume that on this particular occasion, your application did not meet the client’s requirements for this specific role.