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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/05/2021.

Operational Support Manager

Job Reference: 425-A-21-51433

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Medicine Division
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Sheffield Children’s Hospital for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to recruit to an Operational Support Manager within the Division of Medicine.

The successful applicant will be able to work at all levels across the Trust and with external and internal customers. You will need to have the ability to work on your own initiative in prioritising your workload and meeting deadlines whilst maintaining high standards.

The post holder will join an established and highly skilled team and will take on day to day operational management. Areas of responsibility will include management of performance targets including waiting times, patient experience and outpatient / theatre activity. There will also be direct line management of staff including appraisals. You must possess excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to analyse data and proactively problem solve. A good level of attention to detail is essential to the role as is the ability to work to meet deadlines.

The successful applicant will have good working knowledge of hospital systems and have experience of working to performance targets. You must possess a good working knowledge of IT packages and the ability to work across a mixed skill team.

In accordance with the Equal Opportunities Policy, Sheffield Children's Hospital is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, sex, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or Trade Union membership.

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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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