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Senior Operational Manager - Adult Community Services

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
York, United Kingdom £45,753 - £51,668 pro rata
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Senior Operational Manager - Adult Community Services

Job Reference: 419-2667932-SOM-CG1

Employer: Department: Community Location: York Salary: £45,753 - £51,668 pro rata

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We're looking for applications from people who:
  • care about what they do;
  • respect and value others;
  • listen in order to improve; and
  • always do what they can to be helpful help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.

Contract type: Fixed term (up to 12 months). Secondment applications will also be considered.

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to bring individual strength and dynamism to a post where you will need to be highly motivated, experienced and dedicated with proven operational experience. You will be driven and passionate about community services, and will have a track record in service improvement and development.

You will be responsible for operational management across the adult community services we provide, giving support and leadership to the wider team. You will work in partnership with the Matrons and AHP Operational Manager as the senior leadership team charged with delivering an exciting vision for community services, shaping services, partnerships and a workforce that will drive forward our commitment to outstanding care.

You will be strategic in your understanding of the importance of developing services outside of hospital, and how different parts of the system impact on each other, while remaining calm and decisive in times of escalation. You will be a strong communicator with the influencing skills, political astuteness and resilience to ensure patient safety, quality, access and a positive patient, carer and staff experience is upheld.

You will also be required to participate in the hospital management on-call rota.

In return, we are very keen to support your future leadership development. You will be part of a very supportive and proactive senior leadership team, within Care Group One: Acute, Elderly, Emergency & General Medicine and Community Services.

If successfully shortlisted for the post, you will be required to attend an assessment centre as part of the recruitment process, as well as an interview . These will both be held on 23td October 2020. Full details will be provided to candidates who's applications are successfully shortlisted.

Secondment applications to this position are welcomed. Please ensure you have the permission and support of your current line manager before applying.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Steve Reed - Head of Community Services

07711 554030

It's not just the area that's a great draw, as well: as a member of our team, you'll have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an award-winning package of staff benefits (see link on the right).

Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

DBS Checks

All new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. The charges are currently £27.20 for a standard check and £44.20 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for.

Please note that Volunteers, Bank only staff and Apprentices on the National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage will not be charged.

A bit more about us and the surrounding area:

North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York; a place which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK. It's a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we're proud to serve 800,000 people.

What next? Explore the documents attached to the advert and be sure to read our 'Our guidance for applicants' before applying. Good luck with your application!

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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