Clinical Service Manager - Covid-19 Testing Service (Band 8a)

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
Are you an experienced health care manager keen to step up and support our NHS response to the Covid-19 pandemic?

We are looking for an energetic, resilient and fast thinking individual to lead our fantastic Covid-19 testing service. At the heart of the management of this virus is testing and so this is a vital team for the whole organisation. We are keen to hear from those either with or without a clinical background who have an appetite to lead an already high performing service that is in the spotlight.

Are you looking for exposure to high level service planning and have an ability to work with ward and department leads, external organisations, hospital executives & the whole organisation in the control and prevention of infection?

This 1 year fixed term post represents a fantastic opportunity to get exposure to a solid mix of daily operational problem solving in leading the 60 strong testing team and strategic thinking as we join with partner organisations in Somerset to limit the spread of Covid-19.

Are you looking to shape compassionate and responsive healthcare services for the people of Somerset?

Maintaining safety and confidence in our clinical services through timely Covid-19 testing for our patients and our staff is a top priority of Somerset FT, this role is central to that aim.

If you would like to hear more about the role or the service please contact Helen Parsons (Helen. or Abbie Furnival (

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If you are successful for interview, you will be required to bring ID, proof of essential qualifications / relevant documents with you (More details will follow)

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits - please visit our website.

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