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Assistant Service Manager (Surgical/ Medical)

Band 7

Main area
Paediatric Surgical Services
Band 7
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£39,866 - £49,704 per annum (inc HCA)
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The Variety Children’s Hospital (VCH), within King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, provides care and treatment on a regional, national and international scale. With 140 beds, VCH is positioned as a world leader in the research and treatment of children’s liver disease, neurology and haematology, provides specialist trauma pathways and is a regional centre of excellence for Respiratory diseases, including Cystic Fibrosis amongst many other specialities

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, energetic and efficient team player for the surgical services within the Variety Children’s Hospital.

You will possess excellent organisational skills with strong verbal and written communication abilities. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative, in addition to being a committed team player to a multi-disciplinary team. This role involves managing a large team totalling 19 staff members and experience in people management and team development is essential.

You will also possess excellent problem solving skills and assist the service manager with service improvement implementations.

You must be able to deal with confidential issues in a professional manner and be able to work under pressure. You will need to have experience working in a similar role within a busy department in a healthcare setting and be competent in dealing with PTL’s, RCA’s and theatre list management bookings. You should have knowledge of key national targets including RTT and diagnostics.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kim Hills, Service Manager Child Health