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Service Manager - DAS

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
Are you looking for a leadership development opportunity or a new challenge? An opportunity has arisen for suitable applicants to apply for the post of Service Manager within the Diagnostics, Anaesthetics and Surgery Division.

The Service Manager is an integral part of the overall Divisional management structure and will work closely with the General Manager to support the development of the division, including performance, management of day to day service issues, and progression with service transformation workstreams.

Main duties of the job

Provide operational support to the General Manager to include day to day operational duties as well as service transformation initiatives.

Coordinate effectively to ensure safe and effective operational delivery of the service, delegating responsibilities as appropriate. The post holder will manage processes by using initiative in the absence of senior managers to ensure any concerns or issues are appropriately managed.

Plan and organise operational functions within the service to deliver efficient structures and processes to meet service targets, whilst demonstrating appropriate influencing skills with supporting departments to ensure the needs of the service are met, including coordination of internal and external activities and escalation as appropriate to the senior leadership team.

About us

A wide range of staff benefits are available to our staff including staff development, enrolment in the NHS pension scheme, auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service, access to nurseries at Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, staff restaurants and on-site staff accommodation.

In addition to an internal Occupational Health department, all staff also have access to free psychological support through our confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available to staff 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Onsite parking is available for a small administration fee.

There has never been a better time to join East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, submit your application today.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Professional healthcare qualification, with current registration


  • Additional qualifications / training relevant to CU



  • A broad range of in-depth clinical and/ or managerial experience at a senior level in NHS or a similar large complex organisation


  • Relevant experience in a similar role in NHS



  • Enhanced skills in clinical specialty

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Cross site

King's Drive


BN21 2UD

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