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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/09/2020.

Head Of Operational Scheduling - INTERNAL ONLY

Job Reference: 202-A-20-12954

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Exeter or Bristol
£45,753 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen to take on the day to day leadership of the Resource Operations Centre and support the wider Operations Directorate work streams in achieving the Current Trust strategy and Objectives. If you like a varied and diverse working environment, with the challenge of problem solving and creatively meeting the challenges of Operational Resourcing everyday, then this opportunity is the one for you!

You will lead a resourcing department set up over two sites in Exeter and Bristol and work with critical stakeholders across the organisation to develop and implement resourcing processes that are fit for purpose. You will also oversee the GRS system, where you will be able to implement key developments to enhance our people’s experiences. You will work alongside other key operational leads such as Head of Fleet and Responder Manager to develop a proactive and can do leadership team under the Trust Head of resourcing.

Please note this is a position that could be based at our Trust HQ, in Exeter or our St James office, in Bristol at the choice of the successful candidate.


At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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