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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/08/2020.

Project Manager - Leeds Health and Care Academy (XN08)

Job Reference: 298-CORH-1764

Human Resources
Leeds Health and Care Academy
Leeds General Infirmary
£45,753 to £51,668 pa




Leeds, the UK’s third largest city, has a bold ambition to create ‘one Leeds workforce’ across all of its health and care services. The Academy is a ground-breaking collaboration of health, care, university and college partners across Leeds to create a single, joined up approach for innovative learning and development for the 57’000 staff working in health and care in the city. ‘One workforce’ is about better ways of working to benefit the people of Leeds and is about the people employed in health and care working as if they were one, city-wide team.




The Academy launched in April 2019 and now, with a core team in place and a newly appointed Joint Director, we are seeking a self-motivated, versatile, delivery focused Project Manager to join us. This is an exciting and unique role to help deliver a vibrant programme of work across Leeds in a forward thinking environment.




The Role:


This role will lead and manage complex multi-agency projects within the Academy’s portfolio and will also include line management duties. In addition to details in the Job Description, this role will appeal to you if you are able to demonstrate you can:


  • Work with employing organisations and educational institutions in the city to enable the appropriate education and training to support a more integrated and sustainable health and social care workforce, including changes to existing qualification routes.

  • Manage a range of projects, overseeing the application of project management principles appropriate to the delivery of planned outputs and focused on outcomes with regard the health and social care workforce.

  • Build strong and dynamic relationships and trust with stakeholders that enable joint planning and sharing of resources with regard to workforce changes and education and training needs.

  • Work creatively and collaboratively, to address system challenges and drive improvement.

  • Promote and support positive solutions to achieve diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of Academy programmes and project work and workforce and user engagement activity.

  • Draft and present papers and reports for presentations to meetings and committees as required, identifying recommendations and action plans as appropriate.




Please get in touch for an informal conversation by contacting Veena Murray, Head of Academy: or apply directly.




The Leeds Health and Care Academy is a project of the Leeds Academic Health Partnership and is hosted by The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT)


This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing upaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980.

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