Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in Nottingham. It is based in the heart of Nottingham and has three main sites. We provide services to over 2.5 million residents of Nottingham and its surrounding communities. We also provide specialist services for a further 3-4 million people from across the region. Current capacity is approximately 1,700 beds over 80 wards. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here.
Working together to be the best for patients. We will achieve this by focusing on:
NUH ’s values – Caring, Safe, Excellent, Accountable, Innovation and Time and Resources – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Nottingham, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional and national population.
We are one of the largest employers in the region, employing around 14,500 people at Queens Medical Centre (QMC), Nottingham City Hospital and Ropewalk House
Microbiology Operational Head- 8b
The Microbiology Service is a fully integrated service providing Bacteriology, Serology, Molecular diagnostic and Research and Development
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and conscientious individual to join the Microbiology Service in an Operational Head of Service role. The Microbiology Service is a very busy ISO 15189 accredited laboratory and this role offers the opportunity to shape and develop the department to help deliver a service at the 'cutting edge' of diagnostic capability. The position involves day to day management of the department as well as significant strategic development.
You will be a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude to change and a proven record of resource management and team building, as well as evidence of leadership. The candidate should have excellent organisation, interpersonal and communication skills.
Applications are invited from healthcare scientists and knowledge/experience of Pathology and specifically Microbiology. This role offers a fantastic opportunity for an experienced manager to develop a large and busy service.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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For further details and to arrange an informal visit please contact:
Pathology General Manager,
0115 9249924 ext 64210.