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Following on from supporting the national effort against COVID19, at Care UK we have adapted our application processes in order to speed up recruitment and reduce face to face contact.

Operations Manager vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Gloucestershire OOH
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 23:59
£26,000 - £26,000 / Year

Job Summary

Care UK Out of Hours provides services to patients outside normal GP surgery hours across Gloucestershire. We are currently after an Operations Manager to run this service.

The role is the key interface between management of the service and the delivery of the Primary Care Centre (PCC) and visiting service by the receptionists, drivers and doctors. As such it can be a fast moving role with new and varied situations arising every day. The job holder needs to have an ability to cope under pressure and to have the flexibility and the sharpness of mind to handle situations in the operational environment as they arise.

This is a Full Time permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week in and out of hours.


•Supervise the operation of Care UK’s G.P. Services, based around its Primary Care Centres (PCC’s) including the line management of the reception staff.
•To supervise the operation of Care UK’s G.P. Services, based around its Visiting Cars including the line management of the driving team.
•Ensure the highest quality of service delivery for Care UK patients, whilst maximising resource utilisation.
•Monitor and evaluate the performance of staff by means of regular appraisal necessary to provide a quality service in the Primary Care Centres and Visiting Service.
•Ensure that reception staff receive an ongoing training needs analysis and personal development.
•Ensure that driving staff receive an ongoing training needs analysis and personal development.

What We Need From You

•Accuracy and careful attention to detail with effective communication skills and excellent organisational skills
•IT literacy
•Good interpersonal skills
• Have previous experience with problem solving and troubleshooting
• Have the ability to make decisions under pressure
• Have a good knowledge of the local area and good map reading skills.
• Have a full UK driving license and access to your own vehicle.
• An understanding of healthcare, experience of supervising staff and skills in interpreting/analysing data is desired

Salary & Benefits

• Upto £26,000 per annum
• 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays
• Company Pension Scheme
• Regional/national opportunities
• Free online and face-to-face training
• Cycle to work scheme
• Online discounts

About Care UK

Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours, prison health services and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK.

Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating out of hours, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England.

We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice. We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times.

If you would like more information, please visit our website:

Application Process & Additional Information

Once you have applied to this job, you will be contacted by Charlie who sits within our recruitment team by phone or email if you have been shortlisted for interview.

If you would like a full comprehensive Job Description please email

Additional Information:

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Care UK reserve the right to close this advert early, if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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