Service Manager (Ophthalmology and Pain Services)

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Full TimePermanent
  • Post Date: September 18, 2019
Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated team player to take up the role of Service Manager within Ophthalmology and Pain services at Whipps Cross Hospital. As part of the triumvirate leadership team, the post-holder will be responsible for ensuring the safe, high quality, efficient and financially sustainable delivery of their services.

The Ophthalmology and pain is a high performing team; delivering high quality care. You will be fundamental to the delivery of care to over 1,000 patients a week; through the Eye Treatment Centre, a standalone specialist area consisting of Outpatient, diagnostic and operating theatres which the post holder will be operationally responsible for ensuring safe and efficient services are delivered on a day to day basis.

The post-holder will be a key member of the leadership team in their service areas, working collaboratively across a fast-paced, dynamic department. The candidate will be joining a friendly and ambitious team committed to triumvirate working, continuous improvement and high quality patient care.

  • The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:
  • Recent experience of leading a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Extensive knowledge of operational management;
  • A track record of delivering successful service improvement;
  • Robust budget management skills; and
  • A positive, engaging and driven character.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too – within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously and we have put in place ways for all staff to freely raise concerns about any issue in complete confidence. From online services to being able to speak one on one with a trained advocate, you will be supported to raise your concerns in a way that is right for you.

Main area:Ophthalmology and Pain Services
Grade:Band 8A
Job ref:259-1995565WXH
Site:Whipps Cross Hospital

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