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Band 7 Operational Site Manager

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Bed Management
NHS AfC: Band 7
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£31696-£41787 per annum
01/07/2018 23:59

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"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site. 

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)

In the 2017 Staff Satisfaction Survey the Trust was rated best nationally in the following areas,

  • as a place to work
  • a place to receive treatment
  • staff satisfaction in the care they deliver 
  • staff satisfaction with the resources available to them and the support they receive

Medical Care Group

Bed Management

Operational Site Manager

Band 7 £31696-£41787 per annum

37.5 hours per week


St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the leading acute Trusts in the North West of England. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

An exciting new learning and development opportunity has arisen within the current Operational Site Management team. So if you would like to take on a new challenge and you consider yourself proactive and are good at problem solving and work well within a multi-disciplinary team this may be of interest to you!

If you are an efficient worker with strong clinical knowledge, excellent communication skills and able to work under pressure whilst remaining focused on safe good quality care, seeking a new personal challenge we look forward to your application.

This is a Band 7 post and we will be looking for applicants with a sound clinical background and a valid NMC registration are essential in this role. We are seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and self-motivated Band 6 or higher with a ‘can do’ mindset and a strong interest in patient flow.

The post holder should have up to date knowledge of current issues in patient flow and changes within the Trust. The role is challenging and instrumental to the day to day operations within the Trust.

The post-holder will have the following key objectives:

  • To support meeting the corporate targets of the Trust;
  • To maintain a leading role in the management of clinical capacity to accommodate elective and emergency admissions;
  • To provide continuing 24/7 on site corporate management across the Trust, working in partnership with Senior Managers;
  • To provide effective accountable leadership;
  • To provide senior leadership and routine site management out of hours, in line with the Trust’s Escalation Policy.

We will close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications, so if you’re interested, please apply as soon as possible.

Advertising date: 13 June 2018

Closing date:         1 July 2018

Interview Date:    To be confirmed

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Matron Su Hobbs

AMU, GPAU, ED, Bed / Site Managers.

Bleep: 7109 Ext: 2339


Bongi Gbadebo, Directorate Manager: Head of Patient Flow, Acute Medical Unit and GPAU

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 676 5491