Support Manager - Band 5

Band 5

Main area
Plastics, Dermatology and Burns
Band 5
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Southmead Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum
24/07/2018 23:59
Interview date

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Are you an aspiring manager looking for the next opportunity to showcase your skills and abilities? The department of Plastics, Dermatology and Burns, in the Division of Anaesthetics, Surgery, Critical Care and Renal (ASCR), has a vacancy for the role of Support Manager.

We are looking for proactive, enthusiastic and hard-working individuals to ensure the smooth delivery of our day to day operations. This is a busy service with many elements and is ideally suited to a responsive and resilient individual, that seeks continuous improvement and long term solutions to problems.

The post-holder will report directly to the Operations Performance Manager and be responsible for a number of administrative staff. Line management responsibilities include; annual leave, sickness and performance management. Operational responsibility will cover a mixture of; outpatient utilisation, theatre utilisation, patient pathway management, Cancer and RTT waiting time target achievement, funding policy management, clinic letter turnaround whilst adhering to budgetary constraints.

The successful applicant will either have demonstrable experience of managing teams previously or has shown an interest in line management, e.g. training courses or other relevant studies. They will also have some experience of working towards targets and tight deadlines, whilst also managing multiple simultaneous tasks. This is a challenging role and an excellent career opportunity for the right candidate.

The ideal candidate wants to be challenged and is always seeking to learn new things to improve their portfolio of skills. In return, we offer the opportunity to work towards the role of Operations Performance Manager and wholeheartedly support career progression, preferably within the department but also if that means being promoted outside the department.

Closing date: 24th July 2018

Proposed Interview date: Friday 3rd August 2018



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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal conversation, please contact either; Nicky Upton, Operations Performance Manager, extension 47605 or Casper Fons, Assistant General Manager, 0117 4147592,