Deputy Hospital Director

  • Job Reference: 00095569-1
  • Date Posted: 9 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you an experienced Deputy Hospital Director, Registered Manager, Lead Nurse or equivalent from either the NHS or private sector with a history of success who can lead a medium size and established well-run service?

If you can successfully lead and develop a team and mental health service, then join Elysium at St Neot's as a Deputy Hospital Director and experience what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

As the The Deputy Hospital Director you will be accountable for the day-to-day operational delivery and quality performance of the clinical service at St Neots Hospital. You will liaise with clinical, non-clinical staff and other partner stakeholders in order to deliver a service aligned to an outstanding outcome within the CQC regulatory agenda and meet other all other regulatory requirements.

In this role, will have oversight of all staff planning, ensuring appropriate staffing levels are deployed/maintained, to meet the changing numbers and acuity of the patients, and being flexible with the resource to ensure optimum skill-mix.

The Deputy Hospital Director role will involve:

To lead the Ward Manager and Social Worker to deliver against all regulatory activity and within Best Practice standards.
To ensure that all Safeguarding standards are adhered to
To ensure that all clinical quality reporting and performance measures are sustained and delivered across the hospital including those surrounding NHSE contract monitoring, regulatory and internal frameworks.
To support the lead in ensuring that all HR policies are adhered to by staff and take action to remedy concerns in a timely manner
To ensure that the managers maintain all dashboards, related to their area of responsibility as up to date, accurate and complete for reporting purposes
To ensure Ward Manager attain that all staff within their sphere of accountability are receiving supervision in line with contractual obligations and Elysium Policy
To undertake audits, in line with the requirements of contractual obligations and Elysium's Clinical audit group and ensure action plans are developed and monitored, to achieve improvement
To oversee the day-to-day operational functioning of the wards, to ensure clinical standards are being met and maintained and take action to address any short-comings
To lead a culture of enquiry and learning from any adverse events, to ensure that staff are practising safely as new information is available
To effectively manage own time to meet the required standard of the job role
To oversee compliance with policies and procedures and ensure that standards across all wards deliver a positive performance, addressing concerns in a timely mannerTo be a successful Deputy Hospital Director, you will need:

An excellent track record in a management role within the healthcare sector (essential), together with an understanding of mental health issues and a passion for improving clinical quality and patient care.
Extensive understanding of the Care Quality Commission standards and transforming care
Clear DBS
Strong commercial acumen, in order to support successful service delivery and development, people management, budget control, business development, and revenue generation.
An inclusive and supportive management style balanced with strong leadership, is a critical factor in the success of this role, in order to provide direction and implement change.
To be a proactive individual, with excellent administration and clinical skills, who will ensure the team delivers excellent person-centred care, helping each service users or patient enjoy the highest possible standards of life.What you will get:

Annual salary of between £55,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure