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NHS AfC: Band 8b

Main area
senior management
NHS AfC: Band 8b
Secondment: 14 months (Requirement to cover senior manager on call)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (flexible to meet the needs of the serivces and the Organisation)
Job ref
£53,168 - £62,001 Senior manager on call will attract on call payments
Salary period
14/04/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

Secondment Opportunity until 31st March 2022


Deputy Associate Director of Operations (DADOP)

for the Womens and Childrens Care Group

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dedicated Senior Leadership Team within the WACS Care Group. We are looking for a highly motivated DADOP to help manage our service across acute and community services.

Work with our Senior Team and Service Managers to ensure our Care Group delivers high quality safe care to our women, families, children and young people of Morecambe Bay.

If you would like to be part of an innovative service within UHMBT which is now receiving much-deserved recognition, why not come and join our team.


Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for line managing the team of Service Managers in WACS, ensuring effective  Triumvirate  working within the Clinical Business Units and ensuring delivery of optimal operational performance standards for the Women's and Children's Care group.


Working for our organisation

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will have responsibility for specific Care group projects to support the restoration, recovery  and transformation of services.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Management experience
  • Management qualification at degree level
  • project management experience
  • Management of people and resources
  • Good communication verbally and written
  • Service improvements
  • Understanding of information and communication technology systems and applications
  • Ability to be flexible to meet demands
  • Operational management experience
  • experience in performance management
  • Experience in change management
  • Ability to cope with large and unpredictable workload and respond to changing priorities
  • Ability to work across all sites
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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Linda Womack
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For further details / informal visits contact:
Please contact:
Mrs Linda Womack

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