We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and strategically minded senior leader to join University Hospital Southampton in this new role of Associate Director of Health Care Scientists.
We are looking for a Senior Health Care Scientist to lead our workforce of Healthcare Scientists within UHS (currently over 230WTE), and help shape and influence the agenda of the Professional Workforce. You will be responsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and sustainable care to our patients and for championing and driving innovation across this staff group. You will work closely with Divisional and Executive teams, whilst being responsive to a constantly evolving environment and ensuring local plans reflect the national and regional direction of travel.
We are committed to your career development and offer a supportive, flexible, and collaborative working environment. We would be happy to discuss how this role can work alongside a clinical role.
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the ‘Job Description and Main Responsibilities’ section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.
University Hospital Southampton (UHS) is well on its way to becoming an ‘Outstanding’ trust, with world class people delivering world class care. As the major university hospital on the south coast, we provide tertiary medical and surgical specialties to over 3.7 million people in central southern England and the Channel Islands. Through our long-standing values of Patients First, Working Together and Always Improving, we are proud of the care we provide and the outcomes we achieve.
Located in the beautiful county of Hampshire, we have vibrant and historic towns and cities, pretty villages and rolling countryside – with the famous New Forest on our doorstep. With great schools, diverse communities and cultures, good accessibility to Southampton and Heathrow airports with speedy train links to London, we are situated in a wonderful part of the country.
All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
You will be responsible for providing high-level operational and strategic business planning and leadership to ensure our Divisional HP Scientists provide high quality patient care and achieves its performance objectives. You will:
To be successful and gain the most from our opportunity at UHS, we will need you to bring:
Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 26 October 2021
Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Louisa Green – Divisional Head of Nursing/AHP’s
023 8120 5731