Knowledge and Library Service Development Manager
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Knowledge and Library Services Development Manager
Resource Discovery Team
37 1/2 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Fixed term secondment period (1 Feburary 2024-31 July 2024)
We are looking for a professionally qualified librarian or knowledge manager to join the Resource Discovery team, delivering digital knowledge resources and infrastructure for NHS staff and learners across England.
Main duties of the job
Key elements of role include:
- Contributing to the national Resource Discovery workstream outlined in Knowledge for Healthcare (see especially section 4.4).
- Providing system leadership on priority activities including:
- Implementation and delivery of National Core Content
- Strategic management of regional library management systems
- Promotion of open access in the NHS including participation in the development of transformative agreements for the NHS
- Network and stakeholder engagement
The focus is on delivering NHSE Workforce Training & Education's five-year strategy for the development of NHS knowledge and library services - Knowledge for Healthcare.
NHSE WT&E's vision for LKS is that "NHS bodies, their staff, learners, patients and the public use the right knowledge and evidence, at the right time, in the right place, enabling high quality decision-making, learning, research and innovation to achieve excellent healthcare and health improvement." Knowledge for Healthcare, 2021
The Library and Knowledge Services Development Manager will be a key member of a national, agile, friendlyteam responsible for providing strategic direction and professional leadership.
Applicants from within the NHS will be offered on a secondment basis only. Agreement should be obtained from their employer prior to submitting the application.You can find further details about the job, organisational structure, recruitment profile, expected outcomes and benefits information in the attached Job Description and other supporting documents. If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience, we need then don't delay, apply today! We get lots of applications for our roles and so we sometimes have to close our posts early. Don't miss out!
Skills and Knowledge
Certificate of Sponsorship
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