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Programme Officer

NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed Term/Secondment to 31 December 2019
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Skipton House
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
19/02/2019 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

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There is an exciting opportunity for a Programme Officer to work in the NHS England Specialised Commissioning London Region on the high profile Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Programme. NHS England London Region is working to implement the decision taken by the NHS England Board on CHD in November 2017 and is working with the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and other potential partners on the full range of options for delivering a solution that could deliver full compliance with the CHD standards and ensure the sustainability of other connected services.

We are looking for an experienced, efficient and committed individual with excellent organisational and communication skills to support the Programme Director for CHD & Paediatrics to deliver this large scale and complex service change.   This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a varied and interesting role working in a fast paced programme environment. 

The role is advertised on a fixed term/secondment basis to 31 December 2019. Candidates applying for a secondment are requested to confirm with their substantive organisation that they would be released to take up this opportunity prior to interview.


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For further information about the role please contact Bobbie Scott,