Scientific Administrator (ERNDIM) Job in Manchester at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust –

Do you have a strong background in biomedical science with proven administrative experience? Do you have an interest in improving the quality of healthcare? Then consider a move to Manchester and join the administration team for ERNDIM (European Research Network for evaluation and improvement of screening, Diagnosis and treatment of Inherited disorders of Metabolism, www.erndim.org).

The post is varied and challenging, and the successful individual will be expected to use their own initiative, to work well as part of a team and to promote good working relationships with other colleagues and organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. In return, you’ll find that we’re committed to development and training for all staff. Indeed, you’ll be supported to develop and broaden your knowledge and skills.

The Scientific Administrator will assist in organising and managing the External Quality Assessment (EQA) schemes, and other activities of ERNDIM.

The main duties of the post holder will be to provide administrative, communication and finance support for the ERNDIM network, including supporting accreditation of ERNDIM to ISO 17043:2010, harmonising the organisation of the EQA schemes and liaising with external providers of subcontracted services. Additionally, the post holder will plan and manage training events on behalf of ERNDIM and also SSIEM (The Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism) a partner organisation of ERNDIM.

MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we’ve launched in September 2022.

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading. So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the ‘NHS England’ website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team [email protected].

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

About the Company

Company: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust –

Company Location:  Manchester

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