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Operations Manager - Pathology

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 5 Nov 2020
Cambridge, United Kingdom £63,751 - £73,664 p.a. pro rata
Permanent & Full-time NHS_eZkowRV8r5Gq

Operations Manager - Pathology

Job Reference: 180-B-201066

Employer: Department: Pathology Operations Location: Addenbrookes Hospital-Division B, Cambridge Salary: £63,751 - £73,664 p.a. pro rata

Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people - patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing 'outstanding' care to our patients and rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH's values - Together- safe, kind, excellent - are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

CUH Pathology is a large department providing both specialist and general laboratory services for the population of Cambridgeshire and the East of England. Services provided include Haemato-oncology Diagnostic Service (HODS), Immunology, Tissue Typing, Blood Transfusion, Blood Sciences, Endocrinology, Biochemical Genetics Unit, Specialist Haemostasis, New-born Screening, Histopathology, Mortuary and Point of Care. There are also 2 R&D functions: Tissue Bank and Core Biochemical Assays Laboratory (CBAL).

Due to planned retirement we are seeking an experienced, dynamic and passionate Operations Manager.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to lead this comprehensive service. You will be responsible for the overall operational management of the Pathology Directorate and will work closely with the Pathology Clinical Director, leading the strategic development of the service.

You will have extensive experience in managing in a clinical and diagnostic laboratory setting and will have strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Scientific HCPC registration would be advantageous.

Closing date: 18 October 2020

Interviews will be held on 29 October 2020.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Tracey McClelland-Associate Director of Operations - Division B at or on telephone number 01223 596487

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke's and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

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