• This post is only open to internal applicants.

Head of Professions and Deputy Divisional Manager - Band 8c

NHS AfC: Band 8c

Main area
Core Clinical Services
NHS AfC: Band 8c
Fixed term for 1 year
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Southmead Hospital
Band 88c
24/06/2018 23:59
Interview date

Please note that if you apply for a position with this Trust, you may be contacted via Trac or via email. This includes invites for job interviews. We therefore recommend that you regularly check your Trac Account and email accounts.

Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.


Core Clinical Services has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Professions / Deputy Divisional Manager. Core Clinical Services is a large, multi-specialty Division covering Imaging, Pathology, Pharmacy, Therapies, Clinical Equipment Services and Outpatients.


The post holder will be a professionally registered health care professional from a professional group working within the Core Clinical Services Division (excluding nursing and medical) and will lead the delivery of clinical initiatives on behalf of the Division and Trust (where appropriate).


In association with the Clinical Director, the post holder will be responsible for leading the governance, safety, quality and clinical effectiveness of the Core Clinical Services Division and for ensuring that effective governance arrangements are in place within each of the clinical specialties.


At a Trust level, the post holder will be responsible for representing the professional groups within Core Clinical Services, so personal and professional credibility and a record of achieving positive results through team working are key to the success of this newly created role.


Areas of responsibility and delivery include:


  • Risk management.
  • Management of complaints and patient experience.
  • Strategy and transformation.
  • Business planning and analysis.
  • Financial performance.
  • Identifying and maximising service opportunities.

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Interested individuals are welcome to contact Sarah Robinson, Divisional Manager or Rommel Ravanan, Clinical Director, Core Clinical Services for an exploratory conversation and more information. Contact details are or

If you have problems applying, contact

0117 414 5961