Assistant Service Manager

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust


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Job summary

Vacancy - Assistant Service Manager (Ormskirk)

6 month fixed-term contract

There is an exciting opportunities to join the Planned Care Clinical Business Unit as an Assistant Service Manager on a fixed-term basis for six months within the Head & Neck, and Skin Directorate, based at Ormskirk Hospital.

Main duties of the job

Job Summary

Reporting to the Service Manager, and/or Directorate Manager, the Assistant Service Manager will provide support to ensure effective operational delivery of the Directorates.

The post-holder will provide leadership and management to enable the clinical specialties within their portfolio to meet its agreed aims and objectives within an efficient, effective, and safe working environment. All reasonable tasks should be completed to achieve these objectives.

To manage the identified day-to-day demand and capacity processes of the specialties and liaising directly with the Service Manager and/or Directorate Manager in the planning activity to ensure the specialty is able to achieve required performance targets including, but not an exhaustive list: RTT 18 weeks, DM01 6-week diagnostic, Cancer 14/31/62 day standards etc.

About us

The Assistant Service Manager will be responsible for ensuring day-to-day clinical activity runs effectively and as efficiently as possible, highlighting variances or activity pressures to the Service Manager.

The Assistant Service Manager will provide support and assurance on performance delivery as part of the overall Directorate performance framework.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached JD and person specification for further information

Advertising Date: 6th May 2022

Closing Date: 22nd May 2022

Shortlisting: w/c 23rd May 2022

Interview Date: TBC

Person Specification



  • Diploma/NVQ Level 4 in an administrative subject or equivalent experience


  • Evidence of managing a team



  • NHS Experience


  • Experience in Healthcare Management



  • Ability to work under pressure within a multi-disciplinary team-based working environment


  • confidence in dealing and negotiating with team members, senior managers and clinicians

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Town Lane, Kew

Southport, Merseyside


Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Emma Wright


Date posted

12 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 5


£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum (pro rata)



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Town Lane, Kew

Southport, Merseyside


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