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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/08/2020.

Head of Rostering (Covid-19 Clinical Assessment Service)

Job Reference: 891-CSU-5660CS

South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit
891 910104 CCAS Clinical Gov and Rostering
£53,168 to £62,001 pa

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SCW requires an experienced and enthusiastic programme lead with a desire to work within the NHS, ensuring value for public money and helping to improve outcomes for patients. The post holder will join the Clinical Services team, working with the Associate Director for Clinical Quality and the wider Clinical Covid-19 Assessment Service team, to develop and lead a high quality service, ensuring that clinical triage and advice is available to patients with covid symptoms nationally. This is a multidisciplinary approach working collaboratively with NHSE and South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) to provide a national service to patients.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to contribute to the delivery of a fast paced and rewarding project and make a difference to patients. The role will oversee the Rostering team functions, ensuring that clinical capacity aligns with patient demand. The team provides support and relationship management to a large number of clinicians including doctors, pharmacists, dentists and other allied health professionals.

The post holder will work closely with the SCW CCAS strategic and operational teams and our partners in delivery; NHSE & SCAS FT. The ideal candidate will have in depth knowledge of NHS initiatives, policy and developments as well as the legal, governance and ethical framework within which clinicians, primary care organisations, provider trusts, and commissioners work. A strong knowledge of programme leadership alongside highly developed interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills will be the key elements for the successful candidate. You will be working within a challenging new NHS environment and will need to be creative and proactive in your approach.

We are looking for a candidate who is able to accommodate an immediate start. Ideally we would like appointments to begin in August 2020.

The role will be delivered remotely using a range of technology including MS teams to allow for close working with colleagues and partners, there is no requirement for travel.

Closing date: 14/8/2020

For further information, please contact Michelle Kennedy, Associate Director Clinical services Tel: 07387257521

The job advert may be closed earlier if we receive a suitable number of candidates.

This is an exciting time to join NHS South, Central and West.

We are one of the largest commissioning support units in the country, providing support and professional expertise for over 70 NHS and non-NHS customers, including clinical commissioning groups, NHS England, local authorities, foundation trusts, social enterprises and other health-related organisation’s.

We’re supporting clients whose vision and quest for innovation requires us to be flexible, adaptable and open to adventure; giving us the freedom to work in new ways, looking at things from a different angle and challenging the norm.

We are an equal opportunities employers committed to attracting and retaining the best people in order to provide the best possible services to our customers. Our staff enjoys challenging, rewarding roles, supporting our customers to improve their local health and care services.

We want our people to fulfil their potential so we offer a wide range of training, opportunities to gain qualifications as well as access to coaching, mentoring schemes and employee wellbeing and support for a healthy work-life balance.

SCW were selected as an NHS Employers Diversity and Inclusion Partner for three consecutive years 2015-2018 and are now proud to be Alumni of this programme.

If you are successful in your application, we will value your experience, your contribution and we will give you the knowledge to succeed as part of your specialist team and as part of our organisation.

Our values

Patients First: our sole focus and inspiration is to help commissioners improve the quality of patient care, treatment and experience.

Aspirational: we deliver excellence, and celebrate innovation. This drives us towards becoming the best.

Collaborative: we build effective partnerships, whilst focusing on delivery. We work towards achieving shared goals.

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