Deputy Chief Medical Officer

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Southampton, ENGLAND

Deputy Chief Medical Officer
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Main area
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed term: 3 years
Part time - 4 sessions per week
Job ref

Southampton General Hospital
£82,096 - £110,683
25/06/2021 23:59

Job overview

Job overview:

We are looking for expressions of interest for two deputy Chief Medical Officers, the roles will be:

  • Professional affairs
  • Clinical networks, strategy and Safeguarding

We are looking for individuals with significant clinical leadership experience and a reputation for compassionate and inclusive leadership.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the role:

Job descriptions for both posts are attached, both roles offer an opportunity to support the priorities of the CMO, including clinical strategies and promotion of inclusivity and diversity at all levels in UHS.  Both roles will be required to deputise for the CMO.


Working for our organisation

  • The professional affairs role will take the lead on behalf of the CMO, acting as the Case Manager on medical employee relations issues.  The post holder will also take on the role as deputy Responsible Officer and will have a focus on medical appraisals. 
  • The clinical networks role will lead key projects, for example, pathway development, urgent care village, secondary and primary care integration.  The post holder will support the CMO to ensure robust systems of clinical governance are in place across the organisation.

Both posts attract 4 PAs.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please follow the link to register your interest and complete the following sections:
•    Personal Details
•    Supporting statement 
•    Upload a CV

The deadline for interest is Friday 25th June, interview date to be confirmed.


Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

For more information about our Trust

Head to our careers portal where you’ll find information about:

- Our values and vision
- Our services and teams
- Benefits we offer our staff
- UK professional body registration
- Information about our city
- Relocating to Southampton
- Our fantastic staff and their work

To find out what our staff think about working here, you may also wish to look at our most recent friends and family test and NHS staff survey results , or our latest CQC report .

Getting to work - our travel promise

Getting to work should be as easy as possible and that’s why we have introduced the UHS travel promise – a commitment from the Trust that we will provide reasonable travel options for every member of staff.  Every member of staff will be provided with either park and ride access or an onsite permit.   Eligibility for an onsite permit is dependent on the nature and requirements of the role.   All staff can also access a range of discounted benefits relating to travel including reduced price bus tickets,  purchase of salary sacrifice bikes and ultra-low emission cars.

Our commitment to equality

Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

UHS actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development, and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

How and why we use your information

The Trust is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.

The European General Data Protection Regulations enhances individuals’ rights and safeguards all of their data in place under the DPA. Please click here to see how and why we store your information.


Find us on social media, we're on:
Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , and LinkedIn

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Apply online now
Further details / informal visits contact
Elizabeth Brown
Job title
Medical HR Operations Manager
Email address
Telephone number
02381 205871

List jobs with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust in Medical and Dental or all sectors

View or Apply

Similar Positions