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Breast Screening Programme Manager

Employer
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Taunton
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced manager looking to join a supportive team in Taunton?

We are looking for a fixed term maternity cover Breast Care/NHS Breast Screening Programme Manager to work in our symptomatic and breast screening services at Musgrove Park hospital in Taunton, Somerset.

This post is a permanent - 37.5 hours per week post.

The role will include a variation of leadership, management, performance, quality, governance and co-ordination of both the symptomatic and screening services.

If you are interested, or want to find out more, informal discussions are welcome! Come and Join our hardworking, efficient team at Musgrove Park Hospitals Breast Care Centre.

We will consider a development opportunity for this post at a Band 6.

Main duties of the job

You will manage the administration team within this service, ensuring you are there to support them with day to day queries and escalations.

You'll build relationships with, and work closely with the Clinical Service Lead, Director of Screening and Superintendent as well as the clinical and imaging teams.

Responsibilities include:

*Budget control and management of the Breast Care Centre

*Ensuring the maintenance of facilities and equipment is fit for purpose and meets NHS BSP standards including mobile screening services

*Ensuring the operational delivery of Screening services,leading and effectively implementing change management initiatives to improve service provision at all local and national levels and ensure performance targets, objectives and waiting times are met

You will report to the Surgical Service Group, taking part in regular meetings and updating accordingly.

About us

As an organisation, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust offers employees a wide range of benefits including flexible working, NHS pension scheme, generous annual leave allowance and a commitment to career development.You will be eligible for our Blue Light Card and a wide range of NHS exclusive shopping & leisure discounts.We are proud of our skilled, diverse workforce and as an inclusive employer we welcome applications from all backgrounds.Working in Somerset enables you to enjoy the idyllic countryside, areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable.Somerset offers the countryside and the cosmopolitan -- there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

The primary purpose of this role is to be managerially responsible for the Breast Care Centre and for the operational management of the NHS Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP) for Somerset and the Symptomatic breast service at MPH.

To operationally manage the Budget for the Breast Care Centre (Pay and Non-Pay) in line with the Trust's Standing Financial Instructions.

Making sure the maintenance of facilities and equipment is fit for purpose and meets NHS BSP standards including mobile screening services and at all stakeholding trusts in the screening pathway

Understand and manage RTT and cancer performance for the symptomatic service.

Have oversite of clinical governance, respond to PALS and Complaints, manage incidents and risks

Contribute to and lead service development

To work with the Director of Breast Screening and Superintendent Radiographer to ensure the provision of work practices provide a comprehensive, high quality screening service, operating within Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) guidelines. This involves working closely with a multi-disciplinary team.

To be responsible for ensuring the operational delivery of Screening services, leading and effectively implementing change management initiatives to improve service provision at all local and national levels and ensure performance targets, objectives and waiting times are met.

Accountability of the production and management of a 3-yearly schedule ensuring approximately 75,000 eligible patients are invited for breast screening.

To lead on the administrative implementation of the screening programme in conjunction with the Screening Director, Superintendent Radiographer, Commissioners and the NHSBSP.

Making sure there is safe and effective management of the call and recall system, including the running of failsafe batches to make sure all eligible women are invited for screening

Responsible for the management of the administration team and administration processes/systems.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent level of experience
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Managerial qualification or experience.


Experience

Essential

  • Mentorship training or experience
  • Experience of translating strategic plans and policies into operational reality


Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Musgrove Park Hospital

Musgrove Road

Taunton

Somerset

TA1 5DA

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184-OL-OR-280

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