Deputy Director of Operations
As part of our succession planning for the Director of Operations, this brand new development role will give the successful applicant the opportunity to make their mark and contribute to a successful Ambulance Trust.
Our Deputy Director of Operations must be someone who is able to provide strategic leadership to the operations directorate whilst delivering high quality patient care.
We require someone who is both resilient and reliable; has stamina and is capable of managing a diverse and complicated portfolio.
The candidate will be part of a large directorate with front-line responsibilities and demands.
We seek someone with excellent operational management skills, who is forward thinking, shows initiative and can demonstrate working at a senior level in a similarly complex health care environment.
You must possess intellectual gravitas and the ability to build strong relationships with both individuals and external stakeholders.
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Closing Date 24 April 2017
This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. If interested, please apply for this job as soon as you can.
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.
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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is working towards equal opportunities. Due to under representation within the Trust we would particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic groups, women and those with a disability.