BFI Project Manager
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you passionate about supporting infant feeding?An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to join the Specialist Infant Feeding Service as a Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) Project Support Manager, supporting theKent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust and Kent County Council's BFI process.
The Specialist Infant Feeding Service is part of Kent Community Health NHS FoundationTrust's (KCHFT) Health Visiting Service and provides specialist support for families experiencing complex feeding challenges
We will consider different kinds of flexible working to support you achieve a work-life balance and welcome applications from those requesting part-time hours.
Main duties of the job
Project Support Managers plan and organise a range of project activities and work streams and will be responsible for specific elements of the project; including delivery withintimescales and budget, and participating in relevant project meetings to provide information, updates, advice and support.Project Support Managers implement new ways of working and facilitate collaborative working; and as such, professionals in this position have exceptional communication,problem-solving and decision-making skills and are able to manage, develop and influence people and projectsPlease note this role end date is 31st March 2025
Please note, this vacancy does not meet the criteria for skilled worker sponsorship. Therefore, we are unable to accept applications from candidates that cannot provide documentary evidence of right to work in the United Kingdom.
Additional Working Pattern: To be confirmed
One of the largest community NHS trusts in the UK, KCHFT are rated 'outstanding' by the CQC. We've got a passion for delivering high standards of care to patients and deliver excellent services to improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our values Compassionate Aspirational Responsive Excellent
We're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, which leads to better patient care and a happier workforce. So, all our colleagues have equal access to career opportunities.
We've signed up to be a real UK living wage employer. The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate voluntarily paid by 7,000+ UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a fair wage. Committing to the real UK Living Wage is one way we're delivering our pledge to be the best employer
Flexibility is another way we do this. In the NHS, we're reminded every day how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement without having to sacrifice time for personal interests or family commitments. We'll support you to work flexibly in a way that will suits us both
Looking for professional development? We can support that too! Our career pathways will help you achieve your aspirations
The job description and person specification gives you all the information you need about this role. Please look carefully at the criteria in the person specification and tell us what you have done that shows you meet this.
Still have questions? The recruiting manager would love to hear from you, their contact details can be found in the job advert.
We can get a lot of applications for some roles so to be in with the best chance of being shortlisted please make sure you apply as soon as possible. A vacancy may close early if there is a lot of interest in the job.
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All information you supply on your application should, to the best of your knowledge, be true and accurate. Interviews are due to take place on the 11th October 2023.
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