Nursing - Tobacco Dependency Treatment Service Manager

  • Department Tobacco Dependency Treatment Service
  • Salary £43,742.00 – £50,056 per annum
  • Closing Date 24/07/2024
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 233-TDM-440
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 30 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the tobacco dependency treatment team. 

The Tobacco Dependency Treatment Service Manager will be responsible for operationalising the National Tobacco Dependence Programme being implemented as part of the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP). The LTP states that all people admitted to hospital who smoke will be offered NHS-funded tobacco treatment and support. You will work with colleagues and stakeholders throughout the Trust and with system partners to deliver the programme in line with the national requirements and the public health team’s service objectives. The post holder will take responsibility for the continuation of the programme.

Cross site working will be required to support both sites within the organisation. 

Main duties of the job

  • Offering clinical and strategic leadership in the Trust’s tobacco dependency treatment  programme.
  • The post holder will support the local delivery of the national-mandate NHS England and NHS Improvement Tobacco Dependency Treatment Service models and pathways for Inpatients (Acute).
  • Ensuring the rollout of the tobacco dependency program within SaTH is planned and managed effectively, taking the lead in ensuring its successful delivery against agreed timelines and plans, and for the management and reporting of risk.
  • Manage and contribute to the reporting of progress/performance of the project to the tobacco dependency steering group and other committees as required.
  • Medicines optimisation and coordination of IT Solutions, (including referrals, Patient information, Outcomes, treatment Planning and transfer of treatment information between secondary and primary care).

Working for your organisation

Join us at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, where our passion for excellence drives everything we do.

We're on a mission to provide high quality, safe care to our patients, in an environment our incredible staff are proud to work in.

Our vision, 'To provide excellent care for the communities we serve,' is not just a statement; it's a promise we live by every day. Guided by our core Values - Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, and Trusted - we're determined to make a real difference in the lives of those who matter most: our patients and their families.

If you're ready to be part of a team that's dedicated to continuous improvement, come join us and let's make a difference together!

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.

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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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