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Head of Site Operations

Band 8c

Main area
Site Operations
Band 8c
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Princess Royal University Hospital
£68,573 - £78,486 per annum, inc HCA
Salary period
27/01/2021 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,800 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

The Head of Site Operations is a newly created role at Princess Royal University Hospital, part of Kings College Hospital NHS FT, which will appeal to a resourceful health care professional with significant breadth of experience managing acute services. This is an exciting time to join the PRUH, with a new senior management team in post following organisational restructuring.  The post holder will support the Site Director of Operations in the delivery of all PRUH and South Site initiatives and programmes of work that sit outside of or involve multiple care groups.  The post holder will be the key link across a number of areas related to site operations e.g. Emergency Planning team, and work in close partnership with London Borough of Bromley and SEL CCG colleagues to deliver the integrated care agenda. 

The Head of Site Operations will work closely with the Clinical Directors and Heads of Nursing to lead the development and delivery of clinical and professional standards related to patient flow, e.g. drive forward the ‘Safer Red to Green’ project and improve patient flow through reduced length of stay and proactive transfer to alternative care pathways.   

There are well established and effective Clinical Site Practitioner, and Discharge Teams at PRUH and the post holder will line manage and support the team leaders to develop the model of delivery in response to emerging/changing needs.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent organisational, communication and problem solving skills. You should also be able to demonstrate that you can successfully manage relationships with a wide range of stakeholders – strong negotiating and influencing skills are also essential.

Interviews will be held week commencing 8 February.

Previous applicants need not apply.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sam Dale
Job title
Business Manager
Email address
Additional information

For further details or to arrange informal discussions please contact Sam Dale, Business Manager via Samdale@nhs.net  or Jo O’Neill, PS to Site Director of Operations via Jo.O’Neill@nhs.net