**Please note the banding for this post is subject to Agenda for Change confirmation**
This is an exciting time to be joining Clinical Support Services as we embark on a journey of transformation within the Clinical Support Services (CSS) Division at SaTH. CSS covers Radiology, Pathology, Therapies and Pharmacy.
We are a friendly, action focussed team located at the two main sites within the Trust at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Shropshire with a strong and committed leadership team, led by Dr Steve McKew and Sheila Fryer, Divisional Medical Director and Director of Operations respectively.
The post holder will join the CSS senior leadership team playing a key role in restoring services and delivering service transformation, ensuring sustainable capacity to meet cancer and other national standards.
You will work with internal and system partners and will be a ‘people person’ utilizing your extensive collaborative and influencing skills to deliver the business as usual and support the implementation of major projects over the next 12 months.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will act as Deputy Divisional Director of Operations, CSS and as a member of the CSS leadership triumvirate, play a key role in decision making within CSS, ensuring sustainable capacity to consistently meet cancer standards including the delivery of the CDC. You will work with internal and system partners to support the implementation of these major transformation projects and provide support for these projects by creating business cases, plans and assurance as required.
Working closely with the CSS Centres’ leadership teams, Corporate services, Executive team and STW system partners you will play a crucial role in developing the maturity and visibility of the progress of CSS transformation programmes.
A key area of focus will be delivery of the first CDC in Telford. We have secured funding in order to proceed and have also attracted significant investment from the West Midlands Cancer Alliance for Digital Pathology as part of the digitalisation project and also for implementation of a new Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
Working for our organisation
I hope you’ll agree that this is a fantastic time to be joining our team and helping shape the future success of CSS. The successful candidate will contribute to key strategic developments for the benefit of the residents of Shropshire and Mid-Wales; they will have an innovative and persuasive approach to workforce development and recruitment of key skills needed and create the business case and project plans for approved schemes.
Applications are therefore invited from enthusiastic professionals with excellent people skills and an excellent track record of success, including sound financial and business achievement. You will be creatively self-motivated, proactive and comfortable with managing complex problems. We’d love to meet you; come and talk to us.
The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require any individuals employed by the NHS where their role involves patient contact, to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022. To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.