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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/04/2021.

Operations Manager (HEMS & Commissioned Services) - INTERNAL ONLY

Job Reference: 202-A-21-14119

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

We are seeking to recruit a successful and credible leader to the role of Operations Manager - Specialist Practice. This is a key role in the Service line management structure and will be responsible for the day to day management of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) and Ambulance Doctor Resources and as such will be a role model for operational staff. Reporting to the Deputy Head of EPRR and Specialist Practice, the Operations Manager - Specialist Practice has operational responsibility for the efficient and effect day to day management and smooth running of the Service line. The Operations Manager - Specialist Practice will deputise for the Deputy Head of EPRR & Specialist Practice and in their absence will assume full responsibility for the Service line.

A key part of this role is line management responsibility for the Air Operations Officers working across the Trust.

Build and maintain relationships with all the charities providing enhanced or critical care services in partnership with SWAST

The Operations Manager - Specialist Practice will be responsible for helping the Deputy Head of EPRR & Specialist Practice deliver high quality patient care across the Service line being responsible for ensuring consistent operational working practices and working in conjunction with their counterparts across the Counties to make sure best practice is identified and implemented.

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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