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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/03/2021.

Service Manager

Job Reference: 425-A-21-49469

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Surgery & Critical Care
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated person to join the Surgery and Critical Care management team at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. As one of the four paediatric acute providers, the Trust provides a comprehensive range of secondary and tertiary level services.

The post holder will lead a team of Operational Managers to drive activity in the surgical setting and be responsible for service delivery, planning and performance management of clinical services within the Division. The successful candidate will be organised, committed and enthusiastic. They will possess exceptional communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills and thus the ability to quickly develop strong working relationships across a range of professional groups. Leading a highly effective team, they will need to be able to delegate effectively and coordinate a range of work streams and projects. Working closely with Consultant Surgeons, Anaesthetists and Senior Nurses, the post holder will be responsible for building and maintaining strong working relationships across the Division and beyond to other Trusts.

The appointed candidate will have a strong track record of delivery in a health setting, the ability to manage competing priorities and complex information. They will possess high personal standards and strong leadership qualities.

Interested candidates should contact Lauren Hicks or Liz Cotterill, Deputy Divisional Managers on 0114 2260525, for any further information.


All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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