The Nightingale Hospital Exeter is excited to be appointing a Cluster Support Manager to its leadership team. The site is a Devon ICB system asset with a number of different clinical services on site, established in 2022. There is opportunity to join our leadership team, working across the different services located on the site including; Southwest Ambulatory Orthopaedic Centre, Centre of Excellence for Eyes, Rheumatology, and the Devon Diagnostic Centre.
About the Role
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More detail about the role
The successful candidate will work closely with the Divisional Business Manager, supporting the delivery of operational plans and providing senior leadership to services on site. This is a broad and exciting role which will give exposure to operational service management, reporting directly to the Divisional Business Manager. Duties will include providing support to the Nightingale Leadership team and acting as a key point of contact for the different services based on the site. The role will require excellent organisational skills, and experience in complex NHS environments. You must have the ability to communicate with people calmly, sensitively and effectively both on the telephone and in person, and across all roles. The Nightingale is unique in its purpose as a system asset, and the role will require someone who can confidently work with service leads to manage and improve complex patient pathways; working with key stakeholders including visiting clinicians and external national teams such as GiRFT. This role will have line management responsibility for the Nightingale Administrative Services Manager.
If you feel you would be able to meet the demands of this challenging and rewarding role, then we would be delighted to hear from you. Visits are welcome and encouraged.
Working Pattern: Monday to Friday, normal working hours
Interview Date: Provisionally Friday 23rd June 2023,
For further information please contact: Polly Budden, Divisional Business Manager, on firstname.lastname@example.org
Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.
The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.
The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.
Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).
Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.
Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more
It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.
Looking after you is important to us.
We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.
If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.
You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.
We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.
This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.
Salary is not the only financial benefit
You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:
- National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
- Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
- Car lease schemes.
- The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
- Cycle to work scheme
These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.