Assistant Service Manager - Band 7 - Operating & ITU Support

Assistant Service Manager - Band 7 - Surgery 37.5hpw, Fixed term - 6 months

Could you help West Suffolk Hospital to deliver the best quality and safest care to our local community?

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join the Surgical Division Team as assistant service manager.  This person will be responsible for delivering a portfolio of Surgical Services delivering essential patient care to our local demographic. As an active member of the Surgery & Anaesthetics Division’s Management Team, the Assistant Service Manager is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective day-to-day running of select services within the Division and line managing designated staff. In conjunction with the ADO, the Assistant Service Manager will identify strategic developments within the service and implement changes where agreed, ensuring the delivery of key quality, performance, and financial plans.

Supporting the ADO, the Assistant Service Manager will deliver the relevant Trust targets, standards, KPIs and contractual requirements of GP commissioners, ensuring there is a robust performance management framework within the service.

The Assistant Service Manager will represent their services and the Division at internal and external meetings.

**In order to improve efficiency, all correspondence relating to this vacancy, including invitations to interview will be by email only, via NHS Jobs. Would you therefore please ensure you check your emails on a regular basis**

In submitting an application form, you authorise West Suffolk NHS FT to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process, should you be appointed to the post.

CAR PARKING - This post does not entitle you to apply to park on the Hospital site.  The Trust offer parking off site at the Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, which is serviced by a regular shuttle bus to and from the Hospital.  Details of the bus timetable can be found in the on-line starter pack.

If required to work on a weekend, the restriction does not apply.  Parking is allowed on site Saturday and Sunday provided a day ticket (£2.10) is clearly displayed.

For posts that include “on call” duties successful candidates will need to   complete an application form for access through the barriers from the car park office.

The successful candidate for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure at Enhanced level.

For Band 1 and Band 2 posts, the cost of the DBS Disclosure will be met by the Trust. However, any employees at Band 1 and Band 2 who leave the Trust within six months of commencing their post will have a £10 administration fee deducted from their final salary. For posts at Band 3 and above, the cost of the Disclosure will be met by the appointed employee and deducted in instalments from their salary over a period of three months. If the employee leaves the Trust within three months of commencing their post, any outstanding payments will be deducted from their final pay.

All applicants should click on the link entitled “How will my application be processed?” prior to submitting their application form.

The closing date for this vacancy may change if we receive a strong response. Please ensure that you apply for any post you are interested in as soon as possible.

Reference: 40881873

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