Vacancy Bulletin 23rd July 2007

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Vacancy Bulletin

23rd

July 2007


Improving Working Lives


The PCT is dedicated to
improving the working lives

of their staff. The PCT have in place a
range of policies to assist with improving the quality of working life for all their staff and offe
r
flexible working, wherever possible.


The PCT operates a Job Share policy applicants who would be interested in job share should
clearly state this on the application form.


Equal Opportunities


The PCT are committed to ensuring equal opportunities in em
ployment and will not
discriminate on any grounds. Information collated for monitoring purposes is confidential and
will not be used for selection processes.


The PCT is positive about disabled people and as Two Ticks symbol users, the PCT
guarantee to int
erview all applicants with a disability, who meet the essential criteria for a
vacancy and consider them on their abilities.


Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks


The PCT are required to undertake a CRB check on every candidate applying for a post, which
involves working with children or vulnerable adults. Dependent on the duties of the post, this
disclosure will be at the standard or enhanced level.


The PCT operate a No Smoking Policy


For an application form and job details please do the following:


o

If

your job reference begins with 508 or 543, please ring 0161 862 9315 (24 hour
answer phone)

o

If your job reference begins with 538, please ring 0161 881 1776 (24 hour
answer phone) or e
-
mail
ApplicaR@ma
nchester.nwest.nhs.uk
, giving your full
name, address and job reference number.

o

You can also apply online at
www.jobs.nhs.uk
, pre
-
fixing your reference number
with 538, 543 or 508.



All Jobs advertised in this bul
letin will also appear on the Job Centre Plus

Website.
www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk







Doctors & Dentists


Central & South Manchester


Contraception and Sexual Health Service
-

Central and South Manchester


Locum Staff
Grade Doctors (sessional)

Ref: DFFP01
-
02


Locum Doctors are required to work in daytime and evening Contraception and Sexual Health
clinics.


Location:

Various locations in clinics in Central & South Manchester


Hours:

Clinics are usually 2.5

hrs in duration


Salary:

Staff Grade (4 hours per session)


Profile of Contraceptive and Sexual Health Services:


The Contraceptive and Sexual Health Service in South and Central Manchester is a Consultant led service with
over 40 thousand attendances eac
h year, The Palatine Centre is at the hub of the service with 13 community
based outreach sites. In addition to core contraception and sexual health services provided at all clinic locations,
The Palatine Centre offers a range of specialist services. These

include specialist contraception, community
gynaecology and colposcopy, menopause care, IUDs, Implants, Vasectomy and Psychosexual Counselling
services. The service has a strong research and training interest, hosting The University of Manchester’s
Region
al Training Department, which coordinates training in the field of contraception and sexual health.




Do you possess the Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning?




Would you like to gain more experience in women’s health?




Can you give non
-
judgemental advi
ce to women seeking information about unplanned pregnancy?




Do you like working with young people?


If you have answered ‘yes’ to these questions we would like to hear from you.


Informal enquiries are welcome: Please contact Dr Kasliwal, Clinical Director

on 0161 434 3555



Post: Dental Advisor


Ref: 508/DA/674

Band:

Sessional rate


Manchester PCT is inviting applications from practising general dental practitioners for the post of
Dental Advisor within the Medical Directorate. This is an important
post given the recent contract
changes and the growing emphasis on professional development and regulation. Up to four sessions
are available.


Interested applicants are also welcome to discuss the posts with the Medical Director, Rajan Madhok


please li
aise with Eileen McKee on 0161 217 4339 to make the arrangements.


Closing date: Friday 3
rd

August 2007











Directors


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FINANCE NORTH HUB & PUBLIC HEALTH


REF: 538
-
ADF
-
240

Band 8B
-

£41,038
-
£50,733 per annum (Pay Award Pending
)

Mauldeth House, Chorlton, Manchester








(Short/Medium term only pending accommodation review
)


This role sits within the Contract Monitoring & Business Support team and the success of this team is
essential in bringing in the commercial
& service improvements that are needed across the whole
organisation. For this role you must have Business Planning experience as you will be responsible for
submitting, formulating and presenting business cases to the board on service provider options. Y
ou
will work with and advise a wide range of non
-
financial staff. You will be supported by two Accountants
who will help collate information and research options. You must have a strong personality, excellent
communication and presentation skills, be res
ilient and confident.


If you have queries please do not hesitate to get in touch with Eric Tomlinson on 01925 438094 or
07887 572970.


Closing date: 3
rd

August 2007



Associate Medical Director (2 posts)


Manchester PCT is inviting applications from p
ractising general practitioners for the two posts of
Associate Medical Directors within the Medical Directorate, as follows:


Post 1: Associate Medical Director (Clinical Policy)


Ref: 508/AMD/673

Hours: up to two sessions per week, worked flexibly


Post 2: Associate Medical Director (Professional Affairs)

Ref: 508/AMD/673A

Hours: up to three sessions per week, worked flexibly


Interested applicants are welcome to discuss the posts with the Medical Director, Rajan Madhok


please liaise with Eilee
n McKee on
01
61 217 4339 to make the arrangements.


Closing date:
Friday 3
rd

August

2007






























Senior Managers


CHIEF ACCOUNTANT


REF: 538
-
CA
-
237

Band 8b
-

£41,038
-
£50,733 per annum (Pay Award Pending)

Gateway House, Manchester (s
hort/medium term only pending accommodation review)


The role is primarily responsible for the overall management of the financial accounting services of the
PCT. Its primary duty is to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, integrity and business focus of fin
ancial
systems, services and processes. The role is required to investigate and advise on highly complex
issues and lead on corporate financial reporting. The role will also provide strategic financial and
business planning advice. Furthermore the role m
ust ensure that all mandatory and statutory returns
and accounts represent a true and fair view of the financial position of the PCT and that returns meet
all financial timescales, professional and legal requirements, interpreting these when necessary. Th
e
role holder will also be required to deputise for the Associate Director as and when required.


If you have queries please do not hesitate to get in touch with Eric Tomlinson on 01925 438094 or
07887 572970.


Closing date: 3
rd

August 2007



CHIEF MAN
AGEMENT ACCOUNTANT


Ref: 538
-
CMA
-
238

Band 8B
-

£41,038
-
£50,733 (Pay Award Pending)

Newton Silk Mill, Newton Heath Manchester
or

Southmoor House, Wythenshawe (short//medium term only pending accommodation
review)


The key tasks are to assist the Associate

Director in developing a Business plan for the provider arm of
the PCT; secure income through the development of effective SLAs for services provided to
commissioners; co
-
ordinate the annual budget setting process, leading to timely budgets for
management
. Furthermore to ensure the production of budget statements from General Ledger
downloads and ensures the provision of effective variance analyses and advice to budget holders, and
provide corporate level reports for the provider arm management team and P
rovider Board. Also to
provide strategic financial and business planning advice, and ensure that all corporate reports and
mandatory returns represent a true and fair view of the financial position and that returns meet all
financial timescales, professio
nal and legal requirements.



If you have queries please do not hesitate to get in touch with Eric Tomlinson on 01925 438094 or
07887 572970.


Closing date: 3
rd

August 2007




MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT ADULT SERVICES & MANAGEMENT

CHILDREN’S SERVICES
-

REF:

538
-
MA
-
241

Band 7
-

£27,622
-
£36,416 per annum (Pay Award Pending)

Newton Silk Mill, Newton Heath Manchester
or

Southmoor House, Wythenshawe (short/medium term only pending accommodation
review)


Two vacancies have arisen as a result of a recent thorough i
nternal restructure of the whole finance
team to allow for a more commercial operation. The highest standard of management accounting is
required in the new structure and you will be required to improve systems and procedures. You will be
calculating, asse
ssing & setting annual income & expenditure budgets, providing monthly management
accounting services & producing development proposals. You will be supported by a team of analysts,
one of whom you will manage. The role will directly impact on the level o
f service provided to the
public. This is a very high profile role in the organisation and one that could lead to significant career
development should you be successful in the post.


If you have queries please do not hesitate to get in touch with Eric To
mlinson on 01925 438094 or
07887 572970


Closi
ng date: 3
rd

August 2007









Nursing Vacancies


Post: Health Visitor


Ref: 508/HV/669

Salary: Band 6
-

£22,886
-
£31,00
4
pa pro rata (pay award pending)

Hours:


22.5 hrs

Location:

South District


This is an exciting opportunity to join Manchester Primary Care Trust health visiting teams based in the
South District of the city. We currently work with corporate caseloads and deliver the service within a
community model framework. Th
is is in accordance with the Government agenda for Children’s
Services and the move towards Integrated Children’s Teams in 2007. We are looking to recruit an
enthusiastic health visitor who is keen to embrace change and develop new ways of working to
addre
ss inequalities in health


We will offer you induction, mentorship and a supportive, friendly and professional environment in
which to work. We provide clinical leadership, supervision and excellent opportunities for professional
development.


You must be
a Registered Health Visitor and hold a full driving licence


The Trust is committed to “Improving Working Lives “and helping staff to achieve their work/life
balance.


For informal enquires please contact Health Visitor Clinical Leads Kim Watton or Rebecca

Clough on
07970 146 641/07969 175 944


Closing date: Friday 3
rd

August 2007.


Post
:



School
Health
Nurse


Ref:

538/SN/253

Grade:

Band 5
-
£19,166
-
£24,803pa
(pay award



Pending)
According to previous service

and experience


Hours:


15 (term time only)

Location:


Alexandra Park Health Centre


An opportunity has arisen for a motivated nurse to join our innovative School Health Team which is
committed to meeting the health needs of all school aged children living in South Manche
ster. The
School Nursing Service is developing a child centred public health role by working with young people and
their families to tackle issues such as nutrition, smoking, child and adolescent mental health, sexual
health and teenage pregnancy.


We are

looking for an enthusiastic and motivated RGN/RSCN/Child Branch nurse to join this dynamic
team.


You will have experience of working with children and have good communication, organisational and
interpersonal skills and have a positive attitude towards h
ealth promotion and the development of the
public health role of the school nurse.


Applications are welcome from Registered General Nurses with at least one year post registration
experience. Experience of working with children and knowledge of public he
alth issues is essential.


For informal enquiries please contact Lillian Beeson, School Nurse on 0161 226 0101.


Closing date: Friday 27
th

July 2007







Posts:


Lead School Nurse


Ref: 543/LSN/474

Grade:


Band 7
-
£22,886
-

£31,004pa (pay award pending)

Hours: 37.5

Location: North District

of

Manchester


An exciting opportunity for School Nursing Within


Manchester PCT


The School Nursing Service in Manchester is developing it’s child centred and public health roles with a
team approach t
o working with young people to tackle issues such as nutrition, smoking, child and
adolescent mental health, sexual health, and teenage pregnancy.



We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated professional with excellent communication skills who is
comm
itted

to further developing our service within the public health role to be able to meet the local
and national agendas for Manchester PCT


Ideally you will be able to demonstrate leadership skills and a commitment to developing the workforce
and managing

change


You must be able to demonstrate a willingness to work flexibly within your team and to deliver the
strategic aims of the school nursing service.


You will support the Clinical Lead for School Nursing and have firstline management for your team.
Th
is post will carry a reduced case load.


You should be a registered nurse on part 1 and/or part 8 of the NMC register with a minimum of 3
years school nurse experience and possess the
BSc Specialist Practitioner in School Health or
equivalent.


In return

we will offer a supportive work environment, personal professional opportunities and
empowerment to influence service development
.
For informal enquiries please contact

Janet Moldauer Clinical Lead School Nurse on 0161 945 3624


Closing Date: Friday 27
th

July 2007


Post
:



School
Health
Nurse


Ref:

543/SHN/475

Grade:

Band 5
-
£19,166
-
£24,803pa
(pay award
Pending)
According
to previous
service

and experience


Hours:


37.5

Location:


South District
of
Manchester


An opportunity has arisen for a motiv
ated nurse to join our innovative School Health Team which is
committed to meeting the health needs of all school aged children living in South Manchester. The
School Nursing Service is developing a child centred public health role by working with young p
eople and
their families to tackle issues such as nutrition, smoking, child and adolescent mental health, sexual
health and teenage pregnancy.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated RGN/RSCN/Child Branch nurse to join this dynamic
team.


You wil
l have experience of working with children and have good communication, organisational and
interpersonal skills and have a positive attitude towards health promotion and the development of the
public health role of the school nurse.


Applications are welc
ome from Registered General Nurses with at least one year post registration
experience. Experience of working with children and knowledge of public health issues is essential.


For informal enquiries please contact Janet Moldauer, Clinical Lead School nurs
ing on 0161 945 3624
Ext 244 or 07813807307.


Closing date: Friday 27
th

July 2007



Post: Health Visitor


Ref: 508/HV/669

Salary: Band 6
-

£22,886
-
£31,00
4
pa pro rata (pay award pending)

Hours: 22.5 hrs

Location: South District


This is an exciting opportunity to join Manchester Primary Care Trust health visiting teams based in the
South District of the city. We currently work with corporate caseloads and deliver the service within a
community model framework. This is in accorda
nce with the Government agenda for Children’s
Services and the move towards Integrated Children’s Teams in 2007. We are looking to recruit an
enthusiastic health visitor who is keen to embrace change and develop new ways of working to
address inequalities
in health


We will offer you

an

induction, mentorship and a supportive, friendly and professional environment in
which to work. We provide clinical leadership, supervision and excellent opportunities for professional
development.


You must be a Registered
Health Visitor and hold a full driving licence


The Trust is committed to “Improving Working Lives “and helping staff to achieve their work/life
balance.


For informal enquires please contact Health Visitor Clinical Leads Kim Watton or Rebecca Clough on
07
970 146 641/07969 175 944


Closing date: Friday 3
rd

August 2007.








































Professional & Technical Vacancies



Post: Assistant Practitioner


Ref: 508/AP/670

Hours:

Full time (37.5 hrs per week)

Salary:

Band 4
-

£16,405


£19,730pa (pay award pending)

Location:

Various within the community in South District of Manchester


An enthusiastic and highly motivated assistant practitioner is required for the podiatry department in the
south locality. The successful appli
cant will work in the community in a variety of settings and will
implement a full range of treatment programmes and assessments for various patient groups. There
will also be opportunities to gain experience in working in specialist areas such as diabetes
, patho
-
mechanics, patient empowerment etc. The successful applicant will also be assisting in certain surgical
procedures.


Our facilities include well
-
equipped surgeries and an appliance laboratory at Withington Community
Hospital.


The PCT actively en
courages in
-
service and post
-
graduate training, clinical audit and research.


Car driver/owner essential


For informal enquiries please contact Steve Sanderson or Mike Tully at Northenden Health Centre on
0161 945 3624


Closing Date: Friday 3 August 20
07

Interview Date: Thursday 16 August 2007



Department of Podiatry


Post: Assistant Practitioner


Ref: 508/AP/670

Hours:

Full time (37.5 hrs per week)

Salary:

Band 4
-

£16,405


£19,730pa (pay award pending)

Location:

Various within the comm
unity in South District of Manchester


An enthusiastic and highly motivated assistant practitioner is required for the podiatry department in the
south locality. The successful applicant will work in the community in a variety of settings and will
implemen
t a full range of treatment programmes and assessments for various patient groups. There
will also be opportunities to gain experience in working in specialist areas such as diabetes, patho
-
mechanics, patient empowerment etc. The successful applicant will
also be assisting in certain surgical
procedures.


Our facilities include well
-
equipped surgeries and an appliance laboratory at Withington Community
Hospital.


The PCT actively encourages in
-
service and post
-
graduate training, clinical audit and researc
h.


Car driver/owner essential


For informal enquiries please contact Steve Sanderson or Mike Tully at Northenden Health Centre on
0161 945 3624


Closing Date: Friday 3 August 2007

Interview Date: Thursday 16 August 2007







Admin & Clerical Vacanc
ies


Post Senior Medical Secretary

-

538/SMS/252

Band:


Band 4 Salary Scale £16,305 to £19,730 Full Time

Bases:

Wythenshawe Health Care Centre (South Manchester)


The community paediatric team are looking to recruit a well organised, proactive, en
thusiastic and
reliable senior secretary who will provide a high quality administrative and secretarial service to the
community paediatricians. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be highly
proficient in IT skills and be abl
e to adhere to the confidentiality protocol. Other duties include
management of the paediatric secretarial team,


Specific training requirements for this post will be provided offering an excellent opportunity for
progression in the NHS.


The post is ava
ilable as soon as possible.


Informal enquiries to:

Drs Rankin and McArdle
,



Wythenshawe Health Centre

0161 946 9415/6





Or





Tracey Cliff/Karen Lilley





Senior Secretaries





Longsight Health Centre (for information about role)


Closing date:
3
rd

August 2007


ACCOUNTANT


REF: 538
-
A
-
236

Band 5
-

£19,166
-
£24,803 per annum (Pay Award Pending)

Mauldeth House, Chorlton, Manchester

(short/medium term only pending accommodation review
)


A vacancy has arisen as a result of undertaking a thorough in
ternal finance team restructure to allow
for more commercial operations. Your role will be to support the Contract Accountant in monitoring,
developing, reporting & validating the contractual relationships between the organisation & its
providers. You will

be regularly liaising with non
-
finance personnel, thus good communication skills are
essential. You will be confident in your capabilities and keen to progress.


If you have queries please do not hesitate to get in touch with Eric Tomlinson on 01925 438
094 or
07887 572970.


Closing date 3
rd

August 2007


Job Title Administrative Assistant



Ref: 538/AA/244

Grade Band 3 Salary Scale £14,037 to £16,799 per annum

Hours 37.5 hours per week


The Facilities Div
ision is looking to appoint an Administrative Assistant. The duties are varied but
predominantly involve the provision of general administrative duties including filling, handling mail, data
entry taking calls, works requisition, progress chasing and perfo
rmance monitoring. You will also
produce management information/reports and respond to general operational queries.


You must be able to use a computer, have good organisational and communication skills and be able
to work on your own initiative. Full trai
ning and support will be provided.


For informal enquires please contact David McGarrigan on 0161 958 4047


Closing Date 10
th

August 2007



SYSTEMS ACCOUNTANT


R
ef
: 538
-
SA
-
239

Band 7
-

£27,622
-
£36,416 per annum (Pay Award Pending)

Gateway House, Manch
ester (short/medium term only pending accommodation review)


The role is responsible for the systems development strategy that aims to improve the efficiency of
financial systems and processes. It is tasked with maintaining the operational efficiency of t
he suite of
Oracle Financial and feeder systems through upgrades, option appraisal and system specification.
The role works closely with the system provider and users to project
-
manage the introduction of system
developments. Furthermore it will invest
igate and assess efficient development options for ‘outside’
computer procedures and writes the necessary system notes/procedures that are understandable to
financial and management users. You will also develop a training strategy and deliver training to
financial and general managers in the effective and efficient use of systems. Finally you will propose
and promote changes to systems that will improve their operational efficiency and secure agreement to
make the required developments.


If you have queri
es please do not hesitate to get in touch with Eric Tomlinson on 01925 438094 or
07887 572970.


Closing date: 3
rd

August 2007


ACCOUNTANT


BUSINESS SUPPORT


R
ef
: 538
-
ABS
-
242

Band 5
-

£19,166
-
£24,803 per annum (Pay Award Pending)

Mauldeth House, Chorlt
on, Manchester

(short/medium term only pending accommodation review)


A vacancy has arisen as a result of a recent thorough internal restructure of the whole finance team to
allow for a more commercial operation. You will be an essential part of the Contr
act Monitoring &
Business Support Team, pulling together information, such as facts, statistics and economic data for
business cases. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Finance, you will problem solve, research and
collate information to help cost new

projects. You will need to be a confident individual & able to stand
your ground. This role can be either used as a good career launch pad into the rest of the organisation
or to stay on a long
-
term basis and provide a reliable service. You need to be
confident, a good
communicator and able to make changes to existing methodologies.


If you have queries please do not hesitate to get in touch with Eric Tomlinson on 01925 438094 or
07887 572970


Closing date: 3
rd

August 2007



Job Title Cont
racts Manager

-

Ref: 538/CM/249

Grade AFC Band 4

Hours 37.5 hours per week

Salary Sale


£16,405 to £19,730 per annum


The Facilities Division is looking to appoint a Contracts Manger to

be responsible
for providing
op
erational management of contracted facilities management services to Manchester and
Stockport PCTs. Ensure quality standards are maintained and services are delivered in line with
the appropriate service specification, NHS standards, associated guidance an
d current
legislation.


You must be computer literate, have good organisational and communication skills and be able to work
on your own initiative.


For informal enquires please contact David McGarrigan on 0161 958 4047


Closing Date 10
th

August 2007






COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

-

Job Ref: 538
-
CO
-
247

BAND 5
-

£19,166
-
£24,803 (Pay Award Pending)

Secondment opportunity/Fixed term contract until March 2008


An opportunity has arisen to join the Manchester Primary Care Trust communications team, serving a
pop
ulation with among the biggest health challenges in one of the country’s most exciting cities. You
will be a key member of our team, helping to provide a high quality external and internal
communications service that connects with our staff, the public, m
edia and other stakeholders.
Excellent communication and organisational skills will be among your strengths and you will already
have a background in communications or media.


The successful applicant will contribute to a wide range of communications act
ivities, from writing press
releases and liaising with the media to coordinating communications campaigns and projects. As a
major publicly funded organisation with a budget of around £800 million, you will help ensure we are
open and communicative with e
xternal stakeholders. Within the PCT, you will contribute to an internal
communications function that keeps our staff well informed about news
from across

the organisation
and celebrates our successes. You will also provide expert communications
advice t
o staff at different
levels of the organisation
.


The post is available on a fixed term/secondment basis until 31 March 2008

and would be ideal for a
talented individual

looking to develop their skills as a communications professional in a busy and
ambitio
us team.


If you would like to discuss this post, please contact Tim Seamans, Assistant Director / Head of
Communications on 0161 958 4123 or alternatively Karen Moore, Senior Communications Manager, on
0161 958 4148.


Closing date: 3
rd

August 2007




Jo
b Title Domestic Services Manager Ref: 538/DSM/248

Grade AFC Band 5

Hours 37.5 hours per week

Salary Scale £19,166 to £24,803 per annum


The Facilities Division is looking to appoint a Domestic Services Man
ger to

be responsible
for
providing operational management of Domestic Services, both in
-
house and contracted to
Manchester and Stockport PCTs. Ensure quality standards are maintained and services are
delivered in line with the appropriate service specific
ation, NHS Standards, associated guidance
and current legislation.


You must be computer literate, have good organisational and communication skills and be able to work
on your own initiative.


For informal enquires please contact David McGarrigan on 0161
958 4047

Closing date 10
th

August 2007

















Post:



SW Sector System Specialist Ref: 508/SSS/666

Hours:


37.5 hours per week

Salary:


£27,622 TO £36,416 p
a

pro rata

(
pay award
pending)

Grade :


Band
7

Term:



Secondment or Fixed Term Contract
(1 year)


Base:



Stratus House, Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe



The SW Sector Programme Office, whilst hosted by Manchester PCT, manages the NPfIT programme
across the entire South West Sector of Greater Manchester. The Programme has been broken down
into a

number of deployment projects across 4 Acute Trusts, 2 PCTs and Mental Health Trust. We are
looking for an enthusiastic individual preferably with NPfIT system experience to work as part of our
SW Sector deployment team based at Stratus House in Wythensha
we.


If you have informatics knowledge around information systems, IM&T procedures, and experience of
assisting to implement large change projects, can work to project deadlines, demonstrate a positive
‘can do’ attitude and possess excellent negotiation
and communication skills, we would be delighted to
hear from you.


Working closely with NPfIT Programme Manager, Sector Training Coordinator, CSC Alliance Product
Specialist to provide expert knowledge to organisations to ensure system components are used
effectively and consistently for all related NPfIT Projects across the SW Sector of Greater Manchester.


For further information please contact Sue Caisley NPfIT Programme Manager on: 07990 594814


Closing date: 3
rd

Augus
t

2007


Job

Title:


Administrat
ion Assistant



Ref: 543/AA/472

Salary:


Band

3

£14,037 to £16,799
pa pay award pending


Hours:

37.5

12

months

fixed

term

contract

in

the

first

instance

Location:


North

Manchester

(Newton

Silk

Mill)


Administration Assistant for Greater Manchest
er Pathology and Greater Man
chester
Sexual Health Network


The Networks Office is looking to recruit a well organised, proactive, enthusiastic and reliable
administration assistant who will provide administrative support to the two Networks, as well as a
P
ersonal Assistant service to the Networks Director. Acting as a first point of contact for the Networks,
you will possess excellent communication, organisational and IT skills.


The post holder will be expected to manage and prioritise their own workload

as directed by the
Network Support Officers and also be expected to work with a high degree of independence. This will
involve attending meetings in the Greater Manchester area and taking minutes as well as the
associated tasks of preparing papers and cha
sing actions. This post will also provide a Personal
Assistant service to the Network Director, which will include diary management and booking necessary
accommodation and travel.


The post is available as soon as possible.


Informal enquiries to: Mr Neil
Jenkinson


Networks Director 0161 219 9443 Or Rachel
Millington/Emma Thompson
-

Network Support Officers on 0161 219 9468.


Closing date: Friday 3
rd

August 2007








Resource Utilisation Support Officer


Ref: 508
-
RUS
-
667

Salary:

Agenda for Change Ban
d 5
-

£19,166
-
£24,803 per annum (Pay Award
Pending)

Location:

Manchester PCT HQ


One of Manchester PCT’s primary objectives is to ensure that people in Manchester have access to
high quality, safe health services when they need them.
This new post
offers an exciting and
challenging opportunity to contribute to the delivery of the PCT’s Effective Use of Resources function.


Working with and supporting the PCT’s Resource Utilisation Manager you will be accountable for
systems and processes that under
pin the Resource Utilisation and Business Case Approval function.
With

responsibility for your own areas of activity you will be able to work with minimum supervision
using your initiative whilst being a strong team player, successfully managing conflicti
ng demands to
ensure the needs of the department are met.


With at least three years experience working in the NHS, you will have carried out high level
administrative roles. You will have a degree
-
level qualification or equivalent demonstrable knowledg
e.
You will be experienced in organising meeting, preparing and distributing papers, minute
-
taking and
general administrative procedures and have significant experience of using MS Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, Outlook, Access etc to design spreadsheets, form
s, information leaflets, manage data and
databases and prepare reports. ECDL would be advantageous. You will be skilled in dealing with
telephone enquiries that require tact and sensitivity from members of the public, media, external
agencies and associa
ted groups providing advice on procedural matters where appropriate.
Knowledge of commissioning procedures is desirable as is knowledge of clinical governance in the
NHS.


We are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to staff development and

you are
committed to personal development.


For further information, please contact Jasmine Clarke, Resource Utilisation Manager on 0161 217
4302 or Judith Strobl, Consultant in Public Health / Chief Scientific Officer on 0161 217 4340.


Closing date: 3
r
d

August 2007




Job title:


Primary Care Facilitator

Job Ref:


508
-
PCF
-
668

Base:



Locations across Manchester

Grade:


Band 4
-

£16,405
-
£19,730 per annum (Pay Award Pending)



Manchester Primary Care Trust is looking for a motivated individual to provi
de support to NHS
Professionals. You will need to be highly organised, have excellent communication skills and have the
ability to work to deadlines, along with good IT literacy. The role is to support healthcare professionals
in Manchester with the utilis
ation of IT technology. Experience of community or GP work would be an
advantage but is not essential, as training will be provided for the right person.

The posts will work across the geographical area of Manchester so own transport/assisted driver is
des
irable.


For informal enquiries please contact Phil Scott on 0161 958 4116.


Closing date: 3
rd

August 2007








Post:
Personal Assistant to the Medical Director

(and senior associates)



Ref:
508/PA/672

Salary:

AFC Band 4 £16,405
-
£19,730pa

(pay award pending)

Hours: 37.5

Base: Manchester PCT HQ


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated professional person with the ability to provide a range
of secretarial and administrative duties to support the Medical Director and t
heir senior staff at
Manchester Primary Care Trust.


If you enjoy a variety of tasks and challenges, and an interesting working environment, have proven
experience with Microsoft packages including Outlook diary management, the ability to take minutes of

meetings, are self
-
motivated and like working with others, then we would like to hear from you.


If you wish to discuss this post, please ring Lynn Haley (0161 217 4319) to make an appointment to
speak to either Rajan Madhok (Medical Director) or Judith S
trobl (Consultant in Public Health).


Closing date:
Friday 3
rd

August

2007













































Other Vacancies



Post:
Physical Activity

Referral Worker

-

Job Ref: 538
-
RW
-
243

Salary:
AfC Band 5 (£19,166
-

£24,803)

(Pa
y Award Pending)

Hours:
37.5 hours/week

(permanent contract)

Base:

Cornbrook Enterprise Centre, Hulme


We are looking for an enthusiastic member of staff to join our innovative approach to promoting
physical activity in central Manchester.


Yo
u must hold a current BACR Phase IV Cardiac Rehabilitation qualification. A degree in Exercise
Science (or equivalent) or GP Exercise Referral Certificate (YMCA/ Gayton), is desirable.


The post

holder will be expected to:



Assess and advise referred client
s with chronic disease risk factors, on a one
-
to
-
one basis and
in group sessions, to assist them to increase their levels of physical activity.



Encourage those referred to modify their lifestyles and undertake regular physical activity,
leading to long
-
ter
m health improvements. This will include basic dietary and smoking
cessation awareness.



Deliver high
-
risk exercise sessions e.g. gym or circuit based cardiac rehab.


For informal enquiries, please contact Lara Chourbaji on 0161 833 4439.


Closing Date: 3r
d August 2007



LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT WORKERS

-

Job Ref: 538
-
LDW
-
246

Band 4
-

£16,405
-
£19,704 per annum pro rata dependant upon previous experience and
service (Pay Award Pending)


Exciting project working in Manchester! Come and join our enthusiastic te
am of Speech and Language
Therapists, Child Psychologists and Language Development Workers in the Language and Literacy
Project. The project works with teachers and parents to help children do well at school.


We are looking for full time or part time sta
ff to work across the city until March 2008 in the first
instance, to work with children in small groups training teaching assistants and producing picture based
equipment using IT skills.


All applicants must have good written and spoken communication ski
lls and be willing to work flexibly
across the city.


For further information please contact Avis Gordon or Julie Shenton at Plant Hill Clinic on 0161 740
2186.


Closing date: 10 August 2007










Public Health Development Advisor


Job Title: Dr
ugs, Alcohol and Tobacco in Schools


Ref: 543/DAT/473

Hours: 37.5
-

Two year fixed term contract

Salary: Band 6 £22,886
-
£31,004pa (pay award pending)

Location: Manchester Education Partnership, Fujitsu Tower, Wenlock Way,



West Gorton, Manchester M12 5DR




This post offers an excellent opportunity to work with a progressive, dynamic and well
-
established
health and education partnership to support schools in achieving National Healthy School Statu
s and
the local priorities for the programme.


The successful candidate will have experience of working with children and young people in schools.
You will also have experience of schools as a setting for public health/health promotion, multi agency
workin
g and project management.


For an informal enquiry please contact Vanessa Brown Public Health Development Manager on 0161
882 2313 or email
Vanessa.brown@manchester.nhs.uk



Closing

Date: 3
rd

August 2007












































Manchester Learning Disability Partnership

Casual Bank



“We will work with each person, in partnership with their families, carers and
friends to promote independence, health and

well
-
being and to provide
support to enable people to lead fulfilled lives as members of their
community.”


We are looking for committed and flexible people to support learning
-
disabled adults with daily
tasks to enable them to live safely and confidentl
y within their community. Work will be either
in people’s homes (supported accommodation) or in day resource centres.




Competitive hourly rate plus enhancements for evenings, weekend working and Bank
Holidays



Flexible hours to suit you



Free training pro
vided
-

gain a recognised qualification



For an application pack contact:

Alison Evans or Christine Melarkey on 0161
-
234
-
4476 or write to:



Casual Bank

Forrester House

50 Blackwin Street

West Gorton

Manchester

M12 5JY

















Non
-
PCT Vacancies



Democratic Services






Joint Health Scrutiny Officer (Job share)



£26,187
-

£28,221 pro rata

Ref: 1648


This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a background in health or local government to be
involved in the scrutiny of heal
th services and the operation of local NHS Trusts.


We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to provide support to the Joint Health
Scrutiny Committees, which scrutinise the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and the Pennine Care
NH
S Trust. You will primarily support the Joint Committee for Pennine Acute Trust, though you will
need to be flexible and cover for either Committee where appropriate or necessary.


The posts are jointly funded by Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockpo
rt and Tameside Councils and are
based with Bury MBC as the lead authority.


The role involves working with elected Members and Officers across the authorities and providing support to the
Joint Committees and any Working Groups. This will include arrangi
ng meetings, preparing agendas, organising
training and undertaking research.


Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have experience of building effective working relationships across
complex organisations and be a well organised individual wit
h good interpersonal skills, able to use your own
initiative and work under pressure.


The closing date for applications is 12 noon 27th July 2007.


www.bury.gov.uk


Visit our website to apply on line or to request

an application form and further details tel: 0161 253 5152 (24 hrs).
Minicom: 0161 253 5562.


The Council is committed to Equality and Diversity in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of
the community.


This Authority is committed to sa
feguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable
adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
























Dr. Mandy Caplan,Dr. Rosean
ne Farnum and

Dr David Fitton

Park View Medical Centre 66 Delaunays Road, Crumpsall,

Manchester, M8 4RF


Tel. 0161 795 5667

-

Fax. 0161 702 3225


Job vacancies


We are a busy GP surgery situated next door to N
orth
M
anchester
G
eneral
H
ospital
.

Due to mater
nity leave, and a huge increase in list size we are looking to recruit
further admin staff.

Hours and pay to be negotiated

IT skills and an ability to deal with the public, both face to face, and on the
telephone, are paramount.


For further details plea
se contact Dr Farnum or Susanne Williams on 0161 702
3224