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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/07/2021.

Deputy Service Manager, Oncology and Palliative Care

Job Reference: 393-NMUH-4192

North Middlesex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Oncology and Palliative Care
North Middlesex Hospital, London
£31,365 - £37,890

North Middlesex University Hospital is one of London’s busiest acute hospitals, serving more than 350,000 people living in Enfield and Haringey and the surrounding areas, including Barnet and Waltham Forest.

We are an integrated provider with a full range of adult, elderly and children's services across medical and surgical disciplines including community 0-19 yr old services in Enfield. Our specialist services include stroke, HIV/AIDS, cardiology, haematology, diabetes, fertility and orthopaedics. Our sickle cell and thalassaemia department is nationally recognised as a leading centre for these diseases. Every day, on average, we see 500 patients in A&E; 15 babies are born in our maternity unit; about 450 inpatients are cared for on our wards; about 50 patients have major or minor surgery in one of our 10 operating theatres; and about 800 people attend our outpatients clinics.

At North Middlesex University Hospital, you’ll find a team that truly believes in living our values in everything we do. We are caring, we are fair and we are open.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced Deputy Service Manager to join the Division for Women, Children, Cancer & Diagnostics.

The post holder will be required to provide comprehensive managerial and operational support to the Service Manager for Oncology and Palliative Care.

You will support the service in ensuring key performance, quality and financial targets are met and services are developed as per the divisional business plans.

We are looking for candidates who are able to challenge the status quo in order to improve outcomes and support while building excellent working relationships that quickly enable you to become a trusted and credible support within the Division.

Candidates will be able to adapt quickly and effectively in different environments, demonstrate flexibility, exercise initiative, be a problem solver and communicate effectively with the operational team. You will lead on ensuring Trust targets are achieved and will take forward agreed projects to improve service delivery and patient experience. You will be required to lead on key areas of performance relating to both RTT and Cancer Performance.

The successful candidate will manage a team of administrative staff and assist the Service Manager in providing and developing a working environment and open culture which fosters high morale and commitment among all staff and promotes their wellbeing, professional and personal development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNeil SuttieJob titleInterim Service ManagerEmail addressneil.suttie@nhs.netTelephone number020 8887 4580

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and offer a range of flexible working practices. Part-time and job share applications will be considered.

Employment with NMUH is offered subject to a six month probation period for all staff with the exception of Doctors in training and Consultant.

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