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Head of Service- Cardiology Service

Band 8b

Main area
Band 8b
Fixed post 3 years
Job ref
£52,306 - £60,983 pro rata, per annum.
24/05/2019 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) We are a multiple award-winning, modern and friendly trust, with a growing reputation for providing outstanding care across our three hospitals and in the Mid Nottinghamshire community. We have a stable leadership team, a clear sense of direction and we are working very closely with our health and local authority partners in the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to deliver a better future for the population we serve. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure patients are at the centre of our decision making.

At SFH we value our staff.  We know happy, well supported staff provide high quality care to patients. We want all patients to receive the level of care we expect our friends and family to receive and we are making progress with this aim. We have the highest staff engagement scores across the Midlands and in 2018 the Care Quality Commission assessed us as Good Overall and Outstanding for the Care we provide.

We offer a growing range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment. We are committed to supporting colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision and values appeal to you, now is the time to join #Team SFH. 


Sherwood Forest Hospitals are looking for expressions of interest for a motivated and committed individual to become the Head of Service for Cardiology Services.

The post holder will provide clinical leadership for the Cardiology Service and ensure effective management and support for clinical staff.

You will be responsible for effective clinical governance arrangements, and overall management and accountable for both performance and service development.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead and manage a team of hard working and committed individuals, supporting the service to deliver a full range of investigations,  including CT angiography, TOE and DSE, as well as invasive diagnostic cardiac catheterisation, coronary angioplasty including Rotablation, OCT and IVUS alongside a full pacing, ICD, CRT and complex device service.

The position of Head of Service will attract a time allocation of 1 x PA per week or, grading of Band 8b for non-Consultant post-holders.




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Dale Travis, Medicine Division, General Manager