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Tobacco Dependency Treatment Service Manager

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the tobacco dependency treatment team.

The Tobacco Dependency Treatment Service Manager will be responsible for operationalising the National Tobacco Dependence Programme being implemented as part of the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP). The LTP states that all people admitted to hospital who smoke will be offered NHS-funded tobacco treatment and support. You will work with colleagues and stakeholders throughout the Trust and with system partners to deliver the programme in line with the national requirements and the public health team's service objectives. The post holder will take responsibility for the continuation of the programme.

Cross site working will be required to support both sites within the organisation.

Main duties of the job

  • Offering clinical and strategic leadership in the Trust's tobacco dependency treatment programme.
  • The post holder will support the local delivery of the national-mandate NHS England and NHS Improvement Tobacco Dependency Treatment Service models and pathways for Inpatients (Acute).
  • Ensuring the rollout of the tobacco dependency program within SaTH is planned and managed effectively, taking the lead in ensuring its successful delivery against agreed timelines and plans, and for the management and reporting of risk.
  • Manage and contribute to the reporting of progress/performance of the project to the tobacco dependency steering group and other committees as required.
  • Medicines optimisation and coordination of IT Solutions, (including referrals, Patient information, Outcomes, treatment Planning and transfer of treatment information between secondary and primary care).

About us

Join us at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, where our passion for excellence drives everything we do.

We're on a mission to provide high quality, safe care to our patients, in an environment our incredible staff are proud to work in.

Our vision, 'To provide excellent care for the communities we serve,' is not just a statement it's a promise we live by every day. Guided by our core Values - Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, and Trusted - we're determined to make a real difference in the lives of those who matter most: our patients and their families.

If you're ready to be part of a team that's dedicated to continuous improvement, come join us and let's make a difference together!

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification



  • RGN
  • Proven evidence of the ability to manage a team of individuals


  • leadership qualification
  • Evidence of previous service development/ change management experience
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic with the ability to motivate others.



  • Ability to manage own workload and meet deadlines set



  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the demands of the service

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Mytton Oak Road



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