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General Manager - St Mark’s Surgery Colorectal & General / Emergency Surgery

Band 8c

Main area
Band 8c
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Northwick Park
£61,193 to £73,696 pa inc
26/02/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

Through our clinically led structure the Division of Surgery & St Mark`s is part of LNWH NHS Trust based across three sites in North West London. We provide tertiary specialist assessment, diagnosis and treatment of complex conditions including bowel & breast cancer as part of this division. You will see from the Job Description the breadth of services within St Mark’s is varied which makes this role even more exciting to be part of with a focus on an expanding tertiary referral base in colorectal cancer as well as advance general surgery across three sites.

Following a review of operational structures at LNWH we are looking to recruit an energetic and innovative General Manager with demonstrable leadership experience to take these services forward.

The Division includes St Mark`s Hospital which has the world famous Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy (Clinical Lead Dr A Humphries) which is the only unit in the UK to achieve international recognition as a centre of excellence for endoscopy research and training. St Mark’s has a major teaching commitment. Educational courses are run throughout the year from the Academic Institute. The aim is to create a world free from the fear of bowel disease.

The division also manages the General and Emergency surgery & outpatient services across three sites (Northwick Park, Ealing and Central Middlesex) combined with Theatres & Critical Care, Head & Neck – MaxFax / ENT as well as TrustPlus which is our dedicated private patient unit.

We are committed to delivering the best possible care, putting patients at the HEART of everything we do.

St Mark’s hospital encompasses specialist teams for Stoma, Polyposis IBD and Biofeedback which are national and internationally known leading services and will form part of this exciting portfolio. 

You will be responsible for ensuring the Division delivers its clinical services to the highest standard, achieving and maintaining agreed performance outcomes.

Working with the Divisional Clinical Director and Divisional General Manager you will be jointly responsible for patient experience, operational performance and improvement and efficiency across the Division. 


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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties 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

If you feel you have the skills and aptitude required and wish to discuss the post further please contact: Matthew Fitzpatrick Divisional General Manager on lisacollins3@nhs.net to arrange a call.

If you have problems applying, contact

0208 967 5291