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Assistant Service Manager (Medical Rotas)

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year p.a inc HCA
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Interviews are scheduled for 2nd October in the afternoon.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 5 Assistant Service Manager within Radiology Department to support service delivery and rota management for radiologists. We are looking for a talented individual to maintain and manage our medical rotas using the Medirota software platform and eManpowers. This role will involve close working with radiology doctors and clinical leads, managing dairies and ensuring continuous operations and optimal staffing allocation within the department.

Your role as a Rota Manager will play a vital part in fostering effective communication and collaboration between radiology doctors and the management team. You will work closely with both parties to understand their specific staffing requirements and ensure that the department has adequate coverage at all times. By proactively identifying any gaps or conflicts in the rota, you will contribute to finding suitable solutions in collaboration with the clinical team.

Main duties of the job

This is an incredible opportunity for someone who thrives in organisational tasks and enjoys working closely with medical staff. By joining our team, you will have the chance to make a significant impact on the department's operations, ensuring the highest standards of patient care.

The individual should be adaptable, have excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, excellent communication and problem-solving abilities. The ability to multi task and use initiative in a busy environment is essential.

About us

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK's best known hospitals - Guy's, St Thomas', Evelina London Children's Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield - as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

We are among the UK's busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark.

We have around 22,700 staff, making us one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country and one of the biggest employers locally. We aim to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and continue to develop new and existing partnerships with local people, patients, neighbouring NHS organisations, local authorities and charitable bodies and GPs.

We strive to recruit and retain the best staff as the dedication and skills of our employees lie at the heart of our organisation and ensure that our services are of the highest quality, safe and focused on our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As the Assistant Service Manager for Medical Rotas, you will be responsible for scheduling radiology doctors on a rota based on their job plans, and specific service requirements as required by the Clinical Leads.

You will also be in charge of recording and managing leave and sickness absences, both on Medirota and eManpowers. By accurately reflecting rota assignments, you will contribute to maintaining an organized and efficient working environment.

You will also have a service management remit in opening and closing clinical lists based on consultant availability, ensuring that staffing levels align with the demands of the department, and forward planning capacity. Additionally, you will provide regular reports on rota performance, analysing attendance data to gain valuable insights and identify areas for service improvement.

Person Specification



  • Educated to HNC/Equivalent Diploma/equivalent experience
  • GCSE Maths & English/equivalent

Previous Experience


  • Significant experience of medical staff rota/ staff management processes
  • Experience of delivering Administrative and Clerical Outpatient Services
  • Evidence of introducing and supporting change processes
  • Evidence of establishing, maintaining and consolidating effective working relationships with clinicians and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Evidence of positively influencing organisational culture
  • Track record of supporting the management of innovation and service improvements


  • Experience of delivering services on a multi-site basis
  • Have significantly contributed to meeting strategic objectives



  • Leadership and influencing skills
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Highly motivated and ability to work independently
  • Ability to respond to changing demands
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and written communication skills


  • Financial management and analysis skills

Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


St Thomas Hospital

Westminster Bridge Rd



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