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Assistant General Manager

Posted: 8 Oct 2020 Closes: 6 Nov 2020
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, United Kingdom £45,753 - £51,668 pa pro rata
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Assistant General Manager

Job Reference: 387-S-3106-GB-A

Employer: Department: Surgery Location: Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol Salary: £45,753 - £51,668 pa pro rata

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

The Division of Surgery seeks applications for a fixed term post of Assistant General Manager (Band 8a).

This post will manage the General Intensive Care service as part of a portfolio of surgical specialties within the heart of the Bristol Royal Infirmary. The BRI management team is a fantastic supportive team to work in and we cover services such as Endoscopy, ENT and Thoracic Surgery and Anaesthesia. You will have the opportunity to cross cover if required, providing a great opportunity to learn about Critical care but also the day to day running of Surgical Services.

The General Intensive Care team is a supportive clinical team who would work brilliantly with a dedicated manager to improve services for our patients. This is an exciting time for our Intensive Care Unit, with expansion projects on the horizon and more cross site working with Weston General Hospital given our recent merger.

This role is ideal for an established operational manager working at Band 8a, or an operational manager who is currently working at Band 6 or 7 who is looking for career advancement and development. The role will provide an opportunity to deliver on some large scale projects at the same time as developing and consolidating core operational management skills.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Victoria MacFarlane, Deputy Divisional Director

Email address:

Telephone number: 01173421790

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

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