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Fleet Operational Support Manager

Band 7

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Fleet Operational Support Manager
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Competitive Salary including London Allowance and shift pay
31/10/2019 23:59


Fleet Operational Support Manager - Competitive Salary including London Allowance and shift pay  


The London Ambulance Service NHS Trust (LAS) is a unique and complex emergency service network serving a diverse population and responding to 1.8 million emergency calls per year.


Demands on urgent and emergency care providers across the capital are increasing, and the Trust is developing new innovative services to provide care closer to home for patients. 


These demands create opportunities for the Fleet Team to demonstrate how we can add value to this hugely rewarding organization within the health sector.


The Fleet function is committed to change and are commencing a journey to help the organisation meet its strategic ambitions.  In order to succeed the team takes pride in the responsibilities associated with managing a diverse fleet of around 1,100 vehicles.


This is an exciting time for LAS Fleet with the evolution of alternative power trains we need competent, trained and enthusiastic fleet professionals to help us as we modernise and evolve in this ever changing environment.  


Given the scope and size of the function we are looking for driven individuals who can support our operation in the following roles;


As a senior member of the Fleet Leadership Team, reporting to the Head of Fleet, the post holder will provide support, supervision and leadership to their team within one of three geographical areas of operation.


With multi-site responsibility for Fleet workshops and assets they will ensure that sufficient reliable vehicles are available for the planned operational demands of the Service and that this requirement is met within the allocated budget.


Key skills required are; leadership, workshop management, stock control, Health & Safety.


This role attracts a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 + 8 bank holiday days and rising to 33 +8 bank holiday days after 10 years’ service; plus access to the NHS Pension Scheme, cycle scheme and season ticket loan.


It should be noted the above describes the key responsibilities and accountabilities of the role. 


In everything we do, we are Respectful, Professional, Innovative and Collaborative. 


Respectful - Caring for our Patients and each other with compassion and empathy. Championing quality and diversity. Acting fairly.


Professional - Acting with honesty and integrity. Aspiring to clinical, technical and managerial excellence. Leading by example. Being accountable and outcomes orientated.


Innovative - Thinking creatively. Driving value and sustainable change. Harnessing technology and new ways of working. Taking courageous decisions.

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Steve Perks – Head of Fleet on [email protected]