Service Development Manager

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
St Asaph Business Park
£49,244 to £55,438 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, ambitious and forward thinking individual to join the North Wales Dental Service.

The successful candidate will work alongside the dental senior management team, clinicians, finance and workforce colleagues to define and lead service improvement projects within the dental services across North Wales in line with the organisational direction and Dental Commissioning strategy and delivery priorities.

This role will be responsible for leading strategic change initiatives, developing communication and improvement strategies and developing colleagues within BCUHB and its independent contractors. The role will work closely with the North Wales Dental Academy and BCU Primary and Community Care Academy to identify and address training and upskilling needs for dental colleagues.

The way dental services are contracted and delivered are changing across Wales with many great initiatives in North Wales that make this an exciting time to join our service and develop both yourself and the service.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for ensuring the effective development of the North Wales Dental Service, including delivering change and creating strategy for the ongoing development of the service.

The post holder will be responsible for writing and implementing strategy for the development of North Wales Dental Service in line with Health Board strategy, Welsh Government direction and strategy, feedback from patients and staff. This includes service developments to meet changing health needs, as well as meeting budgetary requirements and Cost Improvement Programmes within the Health Board.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Service Development Experience


  • Service Development Knowledge and experience


  • Communication skills
  • Mentoring Skills

Project Managment Experience


  • Knowledge and experience


  • Project Planning Experience
  • Project reporting Experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


To be confirmed on appointment



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