Head of Service (2 posts)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1364647

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Head of Service Respiratory Lead (1) and Head of Service Cardiac Lead (1) based in Belfast.

The Role

Job Title: Head of Service x 2

Responsible To: Director of Care

Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week

Location: Home Based and HQ when required

Salary: £35, 229 per annum (NJC point 39)

Contract: Full Time Permanent

The Role

Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS) is the leading service provider of Care Services to people and carers affected by chest, heart and stroke illnesses. Our portfolio of Heart and Respiratory Services will continue to grow and we require a person who will lead service development and delivery for those services, as we enter into our new Strategic Planning phase.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced professional, with a proven track record in developing services to people affected by long term conditions; you will also have relevant experience of managing teams of people.

There are two positions available.  As a Head of Service you will have a regional remit for the development of new Heart Support Services across Northern Ireland OR for the development of new and existing NICHS Breathing Better Services across Northern Ireland, which will be aligned to the overall Care Services Strategy. NICHS services are focused on making an impact, and you will be passionate about making a difference through delivering high quality services. 

You will also be responsible for managing a team of Care Services Co-ordinators at a local level, assisted by a Senior Care Services Co-ordinator.  Building regional and local relationships with Health and Social Care Colleagues will be a key responsibility. You will work with the other Heads of Service to ensure operational delivery of services across your patch, and to ensure quality of Services across Northern Ireland.

The two posts available are;

1-Head of Service (Respiratory Lead) – Leading development of our Breathing Better and Self-Management Programmes, while also leading and managing service delivery teams in Belfast and the South Eastern Trust areas.

2-Head of Service (Cardiac Lead) – Leading the development of new Service Models and referral streams, while also leading and managing service delivery teams in the North-West and Northern Trust areas.

Main Responsibilities

  • Service Development
  • To lead the development of new Services across NI, in line with NICHS Strategic Plan;
  • To ensure new and existing Services are in line with NICHS’s Quality and Impact Framework;
  • To develop and deliver effective project plans and action plans;
  • To work in partnership with Health and Social Care colleagues and other stakeholders to develop and deliver effective referral and reporting systems;
  • To collaborate and support other Heads of Service and the Director of Care in delivering all new service developments at a local and regional level.

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Completed applications should be returned no later than 12 noon on Mon 22 October 2018