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Assistant Finance Business Partner - Costing

Band 6/7

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Band 6/7
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Tameside Hospital Site
Ashton under Lyne
£28,050 - £43,041 (Dependent on experience)
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There has never been a more exciting time to join us. Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (T&G IC) will provide the foundation for one of the first ICOs in England, bringing together a wide range of health and social care services for the benefit of local people. The ICO will manage a person’s entire care in the future, by linking up hospital services with community care and mental health services as well as working closely with GPs.

We expect that, to fully transform these services, will take between three and five years. This is a unique opportunity for Tameside and Glossop to be at the forefront of developing more joined-up integrated care; and we are absolutely committed to getting it right. To get it right, we need the right, highly skilled patient focused workforce throughout the whole process.

Our values and behaviours are at the heart of everything we do, and the Trust’s values and behaviours drive a culture of openness and candour, where staff are listened to and where patients come first.



Assistant Divisional Business Partner - Costing

Grade: Band 6/7 (Dependent upon experience & qualification)

Role: Permanent, Full time

 Would you like to be part of our improvement journey?

The Finance Department has been at the forefront of change and continual improvement and has been awarded the 2017 HFMA Regional Finance Team. The Department is FSD level 2 accredited so there is no better time to join this inspiring team.

Following the latest CQC inspection the Trust are now rated as ‘Good’ overall and the report from the CQC commended the Trust for the “considerable progress” and “significant change” made since the last inspection.

We recognise that our staff are key to helping us achieve these changes and consequently 76% of people stated they would recommend a friend to work at the Trust


Have you got what it takes to help us continue on our improvement journey?

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to improving Safety and Quality and placing the patient at the heart of everything we do. At Tameside ‘Everyone Matters’. Our aim is to deliver, with our partners, safe effective and personal care which you can Trust. Our values – Safety, Care, Communication, Learning and Respect are central to everything we do here at Tameside.

Employing over 3,000 on the hospital site in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust is easily accessible off the M60, close to rail and bus links and within easy travelling distance of reaching Manchester town centre. Tameside is an Acute and Community Hospital that is in the process of becoming an Integrated Care Organisation working with our partners at Tameside MBC, Primary Care and the CCG.

It is an exciting time to join Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust as it continues on the journey to becoming the first Integrated Care Organisation in the country.


Who are we looking for?

The Finance Department at Tameside are looking for an ambitious and high performing finance individual to provide an outward facing, customer focused, costing and benchmarking service to support the 3 clinically led Divisions.

This is a really exciting time to join the Costing and Income team as the team is re-building the PLICS and Service Line Reporting system using CIVICA Cost master. This role will support the Finance Business Partner-Income, Costing and Systems with managing Costing and Model Hospital functions on a day to day basis and will be responsible for producing Costing Dashboards, external costing submissions, Service Line statements, Patient Level Costing data and all ad-hoc costing projects.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a dynamic and flexible approach to engage with clinicians and embed the continuous refinement of the costing information across all areas within the Trust.

The key responsibilities of the role is to support the development, production, reporting and use of Service Line Reporting (SLR) and Patient Level Costing (PLICS) in the Trust and to champion the use of SLR / PLICS as a decision support tool.

The post holder will also be responsible for the production of the annual Reference Costs, Education and Training Reference costs and PLICS submissions to NHSI and to provide analysis of financial benchmarking information.

You will have experience of working with clinical and operational teams in supporting and developing the understanding of finances and whilst it is not crucial that this experience includes SLR & PLICS you should be able to demonstrate clear transferrable skills of your financial knowledge and experience into a costing environment.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to discus and explain financial information in conjunction with the Trusts and/or National guidelines and policies.

This post offers an exciting career opportunity working within a friendly and progressive organisation.

The post holder will report to and be accountable to the Finance Business Partner - Costing, Income and Systems.

The interviews for this post will be held on 28th January 2019

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dawn Murphy (Finance Business Partner) 0161 922 4556 or email


Asif Umarji (Assistant Director of Finance) 0161 922 5544 or email

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 922 4708