General Manager

Brighton and Hove, High Weald, Lewes and Havens
17 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 8b

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

Are you an experienced operational manager, passionate about delivering high quality and efficient adult community services?

Do you want to work as part of an ambitious team focused on excellent patient care? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a General Manager to lead the delivery and continuous development of critical services across East Sussex including the regions of Brighton and Hove, and High Weald, Lewes and Havens.

It is an exciting time to join our Area Management Team (AMT), as we work to develop our strategies in line with the NHS Long Term Plan and the development of Primary Care Networks. The successful applicant would lead the delivery and development of these services along with a number of clinical pathways and improvements both locally within Brighton and Hove and HWLH, but also for assigned projects across SCFT.

The General Manager is a key member of the AMT, reporting to the Deputy Area Director, with overall responsibility for the delivery of effective, facilitative business and operational leadership across the area. The post holder would be responsible for the delivery of all performance metrics and KPIs (quality, operational and financial) targets within their services, proactively identifying exceptions and developing remedial plans with service leaders and clinicians. The post holder will also be involved in business case development, report writing and data analysis. This role is critical in transforming our services and developing our workforce.

The General Manager has a visible leadership role across their services and will need to adopt a compassionate leadership style to enable staff to deliver the right care with the right skills. You will be required to work across multiple sites and must be able to drive with access to a car for business purposes.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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