Assistant Service Manager NHS Children & Young People's Gender Service
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
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We are seeking a skilled and compassionate individual to join the new NHS Children and Young People's Gender Service (London) in the role of Assistant Service Manager.
This role is to support the Service Manager in the delivery of a range of services. This will involve delivering against targets in a range of service areas and will involve ensuring the provision of high-quality reception and medical secretarial service to patients and consultants and medical teams within the department.
Applicants must be educated to a Higher National Certificate level or have equivalent experience and have achieved GCSE Maths and English. Applicants must have significant experience of staff supervision and staff management, experience of delivering administrative and clerical outpatient services, and of managing the delivery of an effective service.
This role is a full-time role for 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday
Main duties of the job
The Children and Young People's Gender Service will be delivered by a wide multi-disciplinary team including paediatricians, mental health practitioners, youth workers, nurses, speech and language therapists and occupational therapists. Children and young people will receive an in-depth assessment of their needs, and a care plan will be developed with them and, if needed, those supporting them. Children and young people may be offered a range of care interventions.
The post holder will be involved in operational management of the service, involving working autonomously to understand and drive operating targets, budget controls and relevant HR management. The post holder will also be involved in the development and writing of office policies and procedures and managing the implementation of office systems. The role also involves day-to-day managerial responsibility for administration and secretarial staff within the service.
Following the recommendations of The Cass Review Interim Report, two new nationally networked services led by specialist children's tertiary care providers are being established. The Southern Hub, based in London, is delivered by a partnership of Evelina London Children's Hospital (part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust), Great Ormond Street Hospital and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
The Northern Hub is delivered by a partnershipof Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital (part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust). This role is based in the Southern Hub.
We are committed to promoting an environment that embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. We would like all our families and staff to feel valued and respected because we try to understand and provide for their individual needs.
The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.
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