Non Clinical - Deputy Radiology Centre Manager

  • Department Radiology management
  • Salary subject to agenda for change confirmation
  • Closing Date 27/01/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 8a
  • Job ref 223-DRC-007
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed term: 12 months
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

**Please note the banding for this post is subject to Agenda for Change confirmation**

A new opportunity has arisen to join the Radiology management team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust with the development of this temporary Deputy Radiology Centre Manager position.

Providing professional leadership and operational management support to the Centre Manager for Radiology. The post holder is accountable for the delivery of a range of services within the Centre, ensuring efficient and effective management of all resources in order to deliver safe, high quality and effective patient care in an environment of continuous improvement.

Working with the Clinical Director and Centre Manager, the post holder is responsible for formulating and implementing service delivery plans to achieve the operational and strategic objectives, and to enhance the delivery of Diagnostics for the benefit of all stakeholders.

The post holder will work with other Centres to deliver the Trust’s overall strategic objectives, ensuring that the patient experience is a key priority.

The post holder will have particular responsibility for Cancer Services, working closely with colleagues to develop best-practice cancer pathways to improve outcomes for our patients and promote Trust performance in national cancer targets.

Main duties of the job

Working closely with the Centre Manager and four Lead Superintendent Radiographers, you will play an important role in developing and delivering the forward strategy for Radiology within SaTH and also the wider Integrated Care System within Shropshire.  

You will make a significant contribution to all major decisions affecting the Centre such as patient safety, service quality, people management, contracting, budgetary management, business planning and risk management. You must have a strong focus on delivery and a desire for success.

You will fulfil a crucial role in fostering excellent communication and working relationships with key stakeholders and clinical specialties, responsible for service improvement and sustained delivery of national performance standards including DM01, 18 week RTT and Cancer waiting times.

You must have current NHS experience with a strong focus on delivery and a desire for success. You will require the ability and enthusiasm to lead a large team and should have the skills to prioritise workload in a fast-paced environment, have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and motivate others effectively. You will be joining a dedicated team with a breadth of experience and a commitment to ensuring organisational success.

Working for our organisation

The post will require cross-site working within both hospital settings at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

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.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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