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Deputy Director of Clinical Services

Deputy Director of Clinical Services | Blackpool | Full Time| Permanent

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Director of Clinical Services to join our experienced and dynamic teams, working within a fantastic patient centred focused environment.

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital is based in the seaside town of Blackpool. We have 3 operating theatres undertaking a wide range of procedures in Orthopaedics, ENT, Spines, Ophthalmic, Urology, Vascular, Gynaecology, Endoscopy, Plastics and General Surgery.

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Provide effective management and strong leadership across Clinical areas
  • Facilitate safe staffing across all areas, with particular focus on Inpatient areas.
  • Assess and ensure the delivery of safe and effective clinical care
  • Coordinate hospital activity relating to clinical risk management between clinical areas of responsibility within the hospital
  • Determine the effective and efficient use of physical and financial resources
  • Undertake Human resource activities for all members of the team
  • Develop own knowledge and practice and assist others to continually professionally develop
  • Develops a working environment and culture that actively improves health, safety and security
  • Support DoCS and the Clinical Governance Lead on various aspects of clinical governance, including incident reporting, clinical quality and service improvement through the use of information, research, communication and patient/carer involvement
  • Participate in the on call rota
  • Deputise in DoCS absence
  • Acknowledge the risk of Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI) and understand own responsibility as agreed with line manager in the prevention and control of HCAI
  • Support and enable equality, diversity and rights

Who we're looking for:

  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex Clinical teams
  • Positive working relationship with regulators.
  • Managing adverse events/incidents.
  • Meeting financial and key performance indicators
  • Registered Healthcare Professional - NMC or HCPC Registered
  • Evidence of substantial post registration, continued professional development in clinically related and relevant subjects
  • Competence across a range of clinical, management and leadership skills supported by professional and clinical knowledge acquired through state registration and further education and development
  • Appropriate clinical education to degree or masters level essential
  • Senior clinical management experience desirable.


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom and the largest in terms of revenue. From 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland, Spire Healthcare provides diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Laura Irving on 07710 855095 or

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications

Deputy Director of Clinical Services

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Blackpool, Lancashire
no work experience required

Published on 30 Jun 2023

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