Our Trust is a specialist provider of health services to a big, multi-cultural city. We provide interpreting services 24/7 to our hospitals and clinics including maternity, mental health and emergency services - in addition to a range of specialist services.
This role manages all BWC interpreting services, both in-house and agency and organises the cultural insight programme of work. The team comprises of Administrative, Interpreting and Cultural Insight team members, plus Bank Interpreters. The role manages all additional externally sourced interpreting, translation and training.Main duties of the job
Our successful candidate will be responsible for the management of all interpreting services across BWC Trust. Managing the administration to ensure successful allocation in an extensive range of languages and modes of delivery. Utilising a range of resources from substantive staff, bank staff, video interpreting and external agencies. The post-holder will ensure the service is run efficiently against budgetary targets, including suitable use of charity funds.
Cultural insight is gained daily in such busy environments. We are seeking someone who can capture this insight and use it to improve service delivery through advice support and training. A compassionate and resourceful leader is sought to continue innovating to deliver the best communication deserved by our patients, families and staff.About us
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.
Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.
Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.
Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.
Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.
When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).
Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.Person SpecificationQualifications / ExperienceEssential
- Degree in relevant subject or demonstrating experience
- Ability to communicate in second language (or more)
- Experience of managing interpreting / translation services
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience of agency procedures and contracts
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation TrustAddress
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Steelhouse Lane / QE Campus
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