NHS DIGITAL

NHS DIGITAL City of Leeds, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Full time
About us NHS Digital delivers a portfolio of in excess of 100 Live Services that underpin the delivery of health and care which is unparalleled anywhere else in the world. We have a pivotal role to play in realising the ambitions of the Personalised Health and Care 2020 Portfolio, which has a value of £4.2bn over five years. Delivery of this transformational agenda depends not only on our ability to build completely new capabilities and significantly upgrade existing capabilities but, importantly, on our ability to effectively manage those services in live operation. About the opportunity We have recently transformed our Live Services Directorate to use industry leading Service Management models and techniques to deliver our services to the highest quality. We are working to further develop the model and stay at the forefront of industry thinking, whilst delivering maximum value to the health and care system. We are looking for a Head of Service Management to set and deliver on strategy; whilst leading a team of highly dedicated and gifted individuals, with responsibility for investing in their ongoing development. This is a chance to be part of an organisation that makes a real difference on a national scale. About you We want to make sure that you are set for success, these are the skills that you will have: Extensive experience in Service Management ITIL qualified, with knowledge of broader Service Management approaches such as SIAM, VeriSM and Agile SM Proven leadership capabilities and experience of delivering organisational change A forward-thinking attitude Knowledge of the health and care system and the benefits that improved technology can deliver coupled with a strong desire to contribute positively to the delivery of health and care What we offer In addition to a competitive salary with planned, transparent progression you can look forward to the following benefits: 27 days annual leave entitlement increasing with service Buy and sell annual leave scheme 14% contribution to your NHS pension Flexible working opportunities A range of NHS Discounts covering, for example, shops, restaurants, gym, mobile phones, and insurance Season ticket loan Car Lease scheme NHS Digital values and respects the diversity of its employees and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. Roles at NHS Digital are subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service following an acceptance of an offer of employment. Basic checks provide details of convictions and conditional cautions that are considered to be unspent under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.