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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/02/2020.

Innovation Manager

Job Reference: 297-1920-2437

Employer:
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
R & D Department
Location:
Gateshead
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum (pro rata part time)

YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR THIS VACANCY AS IT MAY CLOSE EARLIER THAN THE SPECIFIED DATE SHOULD EXCESSIVE APPLICATIONS BE RECEIVED

Please note should your application be successful, we will contact you via the email address you have provided on your application form.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and MUST cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Where possible this should be from two seperate employers. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

PLEASE NOTE it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their DBS certificate if a check is required for the post. There are two methods of payment either directly through the online portal using a credit or debit card or through deduction from your monthly pay over a maximum of three months.


All new entrants to the NHS will be appointed on the minimum of the pay scale in line with Agenda For Change Terms & Conditions.


An opportunity has arisen within the Research & Development Team. We are looking to recruit an Innovation Manager who will work within the Research & Development Department and be based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.   The successful candidate will develop an Innovation Strategy for the Trust and will be responsible for its implementation and delivery.  You will also be responsible for providing innovation support throughout the Trust and to the relevant teams when needed.

 You must be highly motivated with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.   

 Interested candidates should be educated to a minimum of GSCE standard or NVQ3 and have relevant innovation and managerial experience. They will need to be computer literate with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Power Point. You must also have a genuine interest in innovation within the Trust.

 Informal enquiries are welcome by contacting Alison Harvey, R&D Manager, on 0191 445 2155 or via email Alison.harvey5@nhs.net

 Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the DBS barred lists for working with children or working with adults (or both).

 Please note: if we experience a high volume of applications for this post, it may be necessary to close applications.  If you wish to apply for this vacancy, you are encouraged to submit an application at your earliest convenience.

 It is proposed that interviews will take place at on: Monday 16th March 2020




Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date are to assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who may require sponsorship through the UK Border Agency to work in the UK. However, those candidates must be aware that appointment to the post may not be considered if a suitably qualified experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available and/or the post does not attract sufficient points. During the interview process, all candidates will be requested to provide appropriate original documentation to ensure their legal right to work in the UK may be verified.

Candidates who require sponsorship are strongly advised to visit the UK Border Agency website and familiarise themselves with what is required. There is a facility on this site to access the points based calculator and work through an example which should assist candidates in their understanding of the process.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust is a smoke free organisation in line with Smoke Free Gateshead


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.



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