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Breast Screening Office & Programme Manager

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Breast Screening Office & Programme Manager

Are you an experienced manager looking to join a supportive team in Taunton?

We are looking for a Breast Care/NHS Breast Screening Programme Manager to work in our symptomatic and breast screening services at Musgrove Park hospital in Taunton, Somerset.

This post is a permanent - 37.5 hours per week post.

The role will include a variation of leadership, management, performance, quality, governance and co-ordination of both the symptomatic and screening services.

If you are interested, or want to find out more, informal discussions are welcome! Come and Join our hardworking, efficient team at Musgrove Park Hospitals Breast Care Centre.

Main duties of the job

You will manage the administration team within this service, ensuring you are there to support them with day to day queries and escalations.

You'll build relationships with, and work closely with the Clinical Service Lead, Director of Screening and Superintendent as well as the clinical and imaging teams.

Responsibilities include:
  • Budget control and management of the Breast Care Centre
  • Ensuring the maintenance of facilities and equipment is fit for purpose and meets NHS BSP standards including mobile screening services
  • Ensuring the operational delivery of Screening services,leading and effectively implementing change management initiatives to improve service provision at all local and national levels and ensure performance targets, objectives and waiting times are met

You will report to the Surgical Service Group, taking part in regular meetings and updating accordingly.

About us

As an organisation, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust offers employees a wide range of benefits including flexible working, NHS pension scheme, generous annual leave allowance and a commitment to career development.

You will be eligible for our Blue Light Card and a wide range of NHS exclusive shopping & leisure discounts.

We are proud of our skilled, diverse workforce and as an inclusive employer we welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Working in Somerset enables you to enjoy the idyllic countryside, areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable.

Somerset offers the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

All administration for screening programme performance, adhering to the national breast screening quality standards and key performance indicators.

Responsible for the screening round plan production, validation of the KC62 and KC63 audits.

Please see attached JD for further details

For further details of the post, or to arrange a visit to the unit, please or Dr. Zoe Goldthorpe, Director of Breast Screening (, Miss Maria Bramley, Clinical Service Lead, (

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training


  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent level of experience
  • Managerial qualification or experience

Knowledge & Experience


  • Mentorship training or experience

Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust


Breast Care Centre @ Musgrove park Hospital

Parkfield Road



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