Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/08/2019.

  • Add to favourites

Project Manager

Job Reference: 202-A-19-10579

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Home Based (Nationwide Travel)
£44,606 pa

The Ambulance Radio Programme seeks to support patient care by delivering products-based approaches for critical communication systems across all 11 English Ambulance Trusts.


This is a high-level position that requires specialist skills in client, account and relationship management. Of particular importance is the ability to build strong and effective working relationships with other service management disciplines, suppliers, users across the Ambulance Trusts, the wider NHS and managing the conflicting demands and tensions of a range of stakeholders.


Responsibilities include but are not limited:


  • Directly project manage all aspects of those projects allocated by the ARP Service Director or Head of Service Delivery, working closely with the ARP team, suppliers and stakeholders associated with these projects, typically of a complex nature, of high business value and significant to the Trust.


  • Develop and maintain business cases, investment appraisals, project initiation documentation and project controls for significant investments and projects as necessary.


  • Establish and maintain necessary delivery structures to support project delivery, manage resources and priorities across the Project Team.


  • Manage governance processes for delivery, including initiation stage, stage plans, highlight reports, and exception reports.


Please see the Job description for the full role responsibilities

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) was the first Ambulance Trust in the country registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) demonstrating the highest levels of service quality, performance and financial management. SWAST delivers high performing emergency and urgent care to the residents and transient population of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Somerset along with NHS 111 service in Dorset.

SWASFT offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to patients, ensuring long-term sustainability and financial strength for the future.

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

If you are shortlisted for this post, we will send you a direct email to the address entered on your application form. Please ensure you check you Junk items.

We will also send messages through your NHS Jobs account, to keep you updated on your application process. To access emails from us via NHS Jobs, please log into your account, and go to 'My Applications'.

I am sure that you will appreciate the financial pressures on NHS organisations and our desire to prioritise resources into patient care. Whilst we would wish to respond to all correspondence, we are unable to contact candidates who have not been shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is working towards equal opportunities. Due to under representation within the Trust we would particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic groups, women and those with a disability.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Leader
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo