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Service Manager - Rheuamtology and Geriatric Medicine

Job Reference: 358-2015302-ESM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Rheumatology and Geriatric Medicine, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking, highly motivated and dynamic individuals to join the Specialist Medicine CMG as a Service Manager.

As the Service Manager you will be aligned to the General Manager, ensure effective operational management and delivery of high quality patient services for your areas.

Working alongside the General Manager, you will provide leadership, direction and ground level support in the day to day running and management in Medicine.

You will support the service transformation and redesign process; lead key CMG projects and be committed to developing a clinical service within specialised commissioning.

This is a very fast, challenging and has some unpredictable components to the role. Strong, visible leadership is a fundamental requirement of the Service Manager role. Successful candidates will have a detailed knowledge of the NHS acute sector with previous NHS experience at a junior management level. They will be well versed in service redesign and evidence a track record of change management in an NHS setting.

Post holders will demonstrate a history of healthcare target delivery and have experience in managing performance issues. Excellent communication and organisational skills are required, along with proven problem-solving and influencing skills and the ability to manage / resolve conflict. Successful candidates will further be able to meet deadlines, work independently and as a member of a team and motivate self and others. Flexibility, ability to travel and rota working is required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Danielle Webster, General Manager, 0116 258 6314,

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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