Operations Manager - North & East Devon
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
This job is now closed
We are seeking inspirational senior leaders who will be committed to ensuring our organisation delivers on its cultural vision to be one team, united in our commitment to care and in our ambition to learn, improve and innovate.
We have opportunities for Operations Managers across our Trust geography. The role of Operations Manager is pivotal in the day to day operational management of a County area, service delivery and ensuring high quality patient care.
Successful candidates will be adaptable to the changing operational pressures of the Trust and develop effective working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
The role of Operations Manager provides local leadership, direction, and support to Operations Officers.
You will need to demonstrate excellent leadership skills and have relevant experience to enable you to operationally manage and motivate a large multi-disciplinary team to continue to deliver a high quality, safe and effective service. Strong leadership and ability to work collaboratively with partner organisations will be required
The selection process has been scheduled for early March
Main duties of the job
The Operations Manager is a key role in the County management structure and as such will be a role model for operational staff. Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Operations Manager has operational responsibility for the efficient and effect day to day management and smooth running of the County. The Operations Manager will deputise for the Head of Operations and in their absence will assume full responsibility for the County.
A key part of this role is line management responsibility for the Operations Officers working within the County.
The Operations Manager will be responsible for helping the Head of Operations deliver high quality patient care across the County being responsible for ensuring consistent operational working practices and working in conjunction with their counterparts in other Counties to make sure best practice is identified and implemented.
At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees, our patients and the communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individuals and to enable a positive, welcoming environment where our people and their careers can thrive in.
We employ over 5,000 employees mainly clinical, operational and emergency response staff as well as supporting roles. We also employ Doctors and volunteers which include community first responders and fire co-responders.
We take all the steps needed to provide the most compassionate patient care possible whilst also providing an enjoyable and safe place to work. We actively promote a positive set of behaviours as being key to our performance both individually and collectively. Our recruitment, selection and screening processes are designed to uphold these standards and we invite all our candidates to actively share with us through these processes how they will bring these behaviours to life.
To view the Trust's Mission, Vision, Values and Goals clickhere
For further information about this role please see attached the job description and person specification attached
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