Project Officer

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Project Officer
NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed Term / Secondment until 30th June 2019
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Preston Business Centre
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
18/07/2018 23:59
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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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Assurance and Delivery Project Officer

NHS AfC: Band 6

Assurance and Delivery Project Officer - Band 6

NHS England are seeking an Assurance and Delivery Project Officer to be based at Preston Business Centre, Preston on a secondment/fixed term basis until 30th June 2019, with the potential for extension after this date.

The CCGs and Providers in Lancashire and South Cumbria are focused on improving their effectiveness to deliver higher quality services for patients in a more sustainable form. Your role will be to support the Assurance and Delivery Mangers and Head of Assurance and Delivery to deliver this ambition, whilst ensuring there is a focus on delivery today.

This role provides a real opportunity to support a number of significant service change and improvement programmes.

Working to the Assurance and Delivery Managers, you will be a key contact for CCG’s supporting them in ensuring they are delivering the priorities and outcomes agreed in the NHS Mandate.

We are looking for an enthusiastic experienced officer who has been exposed to a wide range of assurance and delivery issues to work in a very dynamic changing environment.

You will need to have the ability to develop good working relationships with CCG’s and social care colleagues. Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills are all essential for this fast moving position as well as the ability to analyse complex data and work to very tight deadlines. Experience / understanding of the Urgent Care agenda would be advantageous.

This role provides the opportunity to gain excellent experience across the breadth of performance, planning, resilience and system change in the NHS and social care.

You will be a key member of a small assurance and delivery team and receive specialist advice from medical, nursing, quality and finance colleagues within NHS England.

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