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E-Roster Manager

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an e Roster manager to lead and manage the e Roster team at Salisbury Hospital to help us continue delivering a high quality e Roster service providing support and guidance to staff and managers across the Trust. Ensuring that the e Roster system is used effectively across the organisation. The e Roster manager will also ensure that the system is maintained, updated and optimised to maximise performance to meet the needs of the Trust.

We are looking for someone who can lead and manage the roll-out and implementation of the e roster system across the Trust. Supporting the Trust to ensure optimal staffing levels and effective workforce deployment through the efficient use of the e-rostering system.

Main duties of the job

Some of the main duties for this role are:

To lead and manage SFT's e Roster team.

To lead and manage the roll out of e Roster for both medics and Agenda for Change staff across the Trust.

To help deliver high quality e Roster support and guidance to staff and managers.

Engage with key stakeholders to promote the use of e Roster.

Strive to increase levels of attainment.

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications and Training


  • Educated to degree level in a relevant area of academic practice or equivalent experience working at this grade band/level
  • Strong understanding of electronic rostering systems and their application in a healthcare setting, underpinned by knowledge and practical experience


  • Project management / change management skills

Knowledge and Skills


  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently, making autonomous decisions and judgements at an advanced level
  • Ability to analyse data and generate meaningful reports
  • Ability to develop effective professional relationships with a range of staff from other departments
  • Collaborative approach and ability to work effectively with diverse teams
  • Strong leadership qualities



  • Proven leadership and management experience
  • Evidence of managing and prioritising own workload and supervising that of others
  • Experience of managing projects or programmes within set timescale and budget
  • To be highly motivational and act as a role model and lead others to develop and change
  • Conducting appraisals for team, giving feedback and able to set realistic developmental opportunities
  • Experience in workforce planning, staff rostering, or a related field, preferably within the NHS
  • Ongoing personal and professional development
  • Awareness of local policies in order to ensure these are embedded in the rostering interface


  • Experience of RL Datix Allocate software
  • Experience with specific e-rostering software used within the NHS

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Odstock Road



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