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Service Manager

Job Reference: 196-COF5359

Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Cross-site, London
£44,347 - £50,549 p.a inc HCA

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

The Medical Specialties Directorate at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NSH Foundation Trust is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and can-do Service Manager for Neurosciences. The post holder will have responsibility for our Neurology and Neurophysiology services.

This role is a full-time position for a 10-months fixed-term (with the possibility to extend) accountable to the Deputy General Manager.

Your role will be to operationally manage the services, provide clear leadership and ensure delivery against our performance goals. Working closely with service leads, matrons, clinicians, managers and other staff across the Trust and in the local healthcare economy.

You will provide proven leadership and expert advice to your teams to help deliver high standards of care and quality, patient-centred service with an ethos around continuous improvement.

You will be self-motivated and able to work autonomously at pace. You will be effective in managing your time, workload and priorities.

You will be highly analytical and confident to challenge the status quo while building excellent working relationships that quickly enable you to become a trusted and credible leader across all staff groups. You will be focussed on outcomes and motivated by your drive to deliver the highest quality care while ensuring the best possible patient experience.

In order to be short-listed, you will be expected to provide a succinct and evidence-based supporting statement which demonstrates that you fulfil the essential requirements for the position.

Informal discussions are encouraged prior to application.

We look forward to hearing from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

India Brummitt, Deputy General Manager via email


Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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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.

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