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Clinical Director in Emergency Medicine Directorate

Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
West Bromwich
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit an enthusiastic, innovative and progressive Clinical Director to join our Emergency Medicine Directorate team as we progress to the soon to be open, our new Emergency Medicine Department in Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH). The appointee will provide leadership over both sites, City Hospital, Birmingham and Sandwell General Hospital, until we move to MMUH and have one Emergency Medicine Department. We would anticipate clinical participation within the ED Depts.

Applications are welcomed from candidates with FRCEM (or equivalent) who are on the General Medical Council's Specialist Register in Emergency Medicine. In addition applicants should demonstrate within their application that they have the skills and experience of providing leadership in a busy and challenging environment of the Emergency Department.

This role is annually renewable and subject to further appointment via an Appointment Advisory Committee if successful in appointment as Clinical Director (please see advert for substantive consultant job reference number 381-ME-6062478.

Closing date: 10th March 2024

Interview date: 25th March 2024

Main duties of the job

As the Clinical Director of Emergency Medicine Directorate the post-holder will provide Clinical, Operational and Strategic Leadership in delivering high standards of quality and performance, within the allocated budget.

Core Duties include

  • Oversight of Transition from current 2 sites to the new Midlands Metropolitan University Hospital
  • Financial Management
  • Governance and Risk Management
  • Operational Management
  • Organisational Development
  • Performance Management
  • Staff Engagement and Leadership
  • Strategy and Service Development

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWB) is an integrated care organisation with a budget of approximately £600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises. The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities. We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:

  1. Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  2. Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do

Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve lives

Job description
Job responsibilities

The single-site Acute Hospital will benefit from co-located specialist services which will support the new Emergency Department with dedicated imaging facility and Assessment Units. It will provide state-of-the-art treatment and care for patients from West Birmingham and Sandwell and across the region and will become the civic heart of the area and a point of pride for the community.

For more information on the job role and responsibilities, please refer to the Job Description attached.

Contact information within the JD

Person Specification

  • Having experience in a relevant leadership role
  • Experience of delivering high quality services in a multi-disciplinary healthcare environment
  • Depth of understanding of clinical standards and governance and how to enable improvement
  • Clinical specialism in one of the specialities covered within the CD portfolio
  • Track record of innovation and change management
  • Rota understanding and management


  • Understanding local and national NHS context
  • Understanding of approach to good governance
  • Understanding of key trust initiatives including Fundamentals of Care and MMUH preparations and service optimisation.
  • Knowledge of rota working
  • Knowledge and experience of quality and safety in specialties within your Directorate

Skills and Abilities

  • High-level communication skills
  • Ability to understand complex data both qualitative and quantitative
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Understanding of the stress of leading change and have an ability to reduce conflict within the workplace
  • Ability to successfully deliver change
  • Ability to ensure timely response to both operational and strategic needs
  • Ability to deliver annual PDRs





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