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Divisional Director - Urgent and Emergency Care

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year plus £30K responsibility payment
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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Hospital, Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an ambitious and enthusiastic leader ready to drive forward our Urgent and Emergency Care?

We're looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic leader to come and be part of our journey towards building a new hospital and shaping the future direction of urgent and emergency care.

We aim to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a great experience for everyone who uses our services: exceptional healthcare, personally delivered. We treat some of the most difficult medical conditions in an increasingly complex patient population.

As our Divisional Director for Urgent and Emergency Care, you will inspire our people and push the boundaries of innovation and quality of care working in partnership with our colleagues across our Integrated Healthcare System. Your role will be pivotal in delivering the leadership, guidance and developing new models of improving care on our journey to excellence.

You will have 4 PAs dedicated to divisional leadership, with the remainder PAs within your speciality or opportunity to discuss.

Main duties of the job 

  • To lead the development and implementation of the division's strategy, including identifying opportunities for growing, improving, and re-designing services in line with Trust's objectives.
  • To lead by example, actively promoting and role-modelling the behaviour and the divisional teams' vision and values. To promote a culture that is patient focussed and where high-quality care is delivered according to the best available evidence.
  • To work in a triumvirate with the Divisional Associate Directors and Divisional Heads of Service, Clinical Directors to provide leadership and strategic direction for the division. 

About us

We are on the verge of a defining moment in PAHT's history. What lies ahead is a journey of transformation and improvement that will lead us successfully into the future, enabling us to deliver modern, integrated and outstanding care that keeps our growing and ageing population healthier.

Against a backdrop of NHS and system transformation, the relentless pace of scientific, technical and clinical innovation, and our amazing opportunity to build a brand-new hospital, we need a strategy that is big, bold and ambitious. This is PAHT 2030,our organisational roadmap for the next 10 years. It is designed to inspire and challenge us, to guide and unite us in working smarter and better to achieve our vision.

We have already made great progress, but there is much more to do. Now, more than ever, we need to come together as one team, working with our local, regional and national partners, our patients and our communities to make PAHT the centre of excellence we know it can be.

Job description
Job responsibilities

As the divisional Director, you will be supported by a management lead (Associate Director of Operations) and a nurse lead (Divisional Associate Director of Nursing) and divisional management team.

Please see attached candidate pack for further information

Person Specification
Education and qualifications

  • Clinical Registration - GMC
  • Further evidence of management/leadership training and continuous professional development

Experience and knowledge

  • Extensive experience at a senior level in a complex environment, including a sound understanding of the performance and governance requirements
  • Significant track record of achievement as a leader which demonstrates significant successes through innovation and a strong but sensitive style, which contributes directly to the patient experience and continuous improvement 

BMJRef: BMJ-115330/292-4345900-AS-B


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