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Head of Resourcing and Temporary Staffing

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£52,963 to £59,360 Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
As Head of Resourcing and Temporary Staffing you will work within a fast paced environment leading the teams delivering safe and cost effective staffing solutions.You will have substantial experience of designing and delivering recruitment activity including assessment centres and attraction campaigns.With significant senior managements experience in the NHS or large public or private sector along with experience of advising on staffing solutions at a senior level, you will have excellent communication skills and a proven track record of successfully engaging with stakeholders at all levels including Executive leads and external providers.

You must be able to demonstrate experience of change management alongside a comprehensive knowledge of employment legislation and practices with experience in interpreting and applying legal principles and employment terms and conditions.

Main duties of the job

Leading the Resourcing and Temporary Staffing functions for the Trust to ensure excellence in the delivery of both services providing a comprehensive, responsive and high quality cost effective service.Proactively work in partnership with key stakeholders to ensure success of the strategic workforce plan as part of the wider resourcing strategy for the Trust.Continuous improvement to deliver efficiencies through innovation and technology, ensuring a timely, efficient and financially viable service is provided to all users in accordance with the Trust values, quality standards and budgetary constraints.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have given us an overall rating of Outstanding.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

The role offers real potential to put your previous experience into practice to support the Trust in continually developing and delivering its strategic resourcing programme ensuring it flexes to reflect the future needs of the service in terms of service delivery e.g. growth or reduction in services, future skill shortage areas, demographic changes, the need for skill mix review/new roles and that fits the Trust wide workforce strategy and contributes to the provision of high quality care to our patients.

You will need to demonstrate a strong commitment to supporting the local delivery of the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan, June 2023.

Please note that whilst there will some be opportunity for flexible working, the role will be based primarily on site.

Person Specification



  • Masters/Post Graduate Degree or Equivalent experience
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development


  • CIPD Qualified/Accredited to Minimum Level 5 or equivalent experience
  • PRINCE 2 or equivalent project management qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey Hospital

Egerton Road



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