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Deputy Care Group Finance Manager - Surgery & Critical Care

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours per week)
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£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
14/03/2021 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

Following a restructure and internal promotions, we are recruiting for a Deputy Care Group Finance Manager to support the  Surgery & Critical Care Group.

Working closely with members of the Care Group Management Team, you will support the provision of all aspects of financial management and advice, including service modernisation and efficiency projects.  

You will be an integral part of the Finance Team and coordinate workloads to ensure timely, accurate and relevant income, expenditure and activity reporting. 

This role is an exciting opportunity for you to help forge the future of service delivery within UHMB. 


Main duties of the job

You will report directly to the Care Group Finance Manager and support them in the provision of first class financial management advice.

We are looking for individuals with drive, the ability to deliver within tight deadlines and a positive approach to change management, capable of providing exceptional financial management support with the ability to explain complex financial information to both finance and non-finance staff in a concise and meaningful way.

We welcome applicants with suitable experience  from an NHS background and those from other sectors.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust covers a large geographic area which encompasses the Furness peninsula, the city of Lancaster and the Lake District. We provide a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services to a population of 350,000 based around Morecambe Bay.

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

Full details of main responsibilities can be found in the attached job description and person specification for this role.

Person specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • CCAB qualified or equivalent/part-qualified student
Desirable criteria
  • CCAB qualified or equivalent


Essential criteria
  • Financial Management experience
  • Delivery of difficult messages
  • Developing effective working relationships
Desirable criteria
  • Management & development of staff
  • Experience of working in the NHS


Essential criteria
  • Good analytical and technical accounting skills
  • Providing advice to non-financial managers
  • Effective delegation and prioritisation of workload
  • Extensive ability for numeric interpretation and manipulation of data
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of the Oracle Ledger system
  • Knowledge of the NHS and its financial regime and of NHS service delivery

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Positive approach to change management
  • Flexible attitude to unpredictable service demands
  • Commitment to enhancing patient care
Desirable criteria
  • Approachable
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sarah Mulrooney
Job title
Care Group Finance Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01524 516393
Additional information

Ian Lacey - Head of Financial Management  

01524 516383