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Transformation Programme Manager

Job Reference: 285-1206-CORP

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as Black Country Partnership Foundation Trust)
Project Management
Delta House, West Bromwich
£53,168 - £62,001 pa

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families is Dudley

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website:

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.

The Strategy and Transformation directorate is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Transformation Programme Manager who will business partner with clinical and corporate divisions, to lead and accelerate the delivery of strategic improvement priorities both internally and across our wider system. The ideal candidate will be skilled in the delivery of transformational change, and preferably have a good understanding of learning disability and/or mental health services. Within this post you will be responsible for a diverse and ambitious programme of projects arising from our organisational strategies, the NHS Long Term Plan, and our Partnerships, in addition to taking a lead role in the growth and sustainability of our services. You will bring with you significant experience of managing complex change projects, and a good understanding of national and local policy with regards to enhancing and improving clinical services. You will have successfully delivered improvement plans that have led to both quality and cost improvement, hold sound financial knowledge and be skilled in building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. You will be an effective communicator, with strong negotiation and problem solving ability, and above all you will be able to demonstrate our Trust values within your leadership. You will work as part of a newly formed team following the merger of our two legacy Trusts, and as such you will have the opportunity to shape our role both internally and externally. We have a number of ambitious transformation programmes under development and this exciting role will be pivotal in making a positive and measurable difference for both our population and our workforce. If you would be interested in understanding more about this role please get in touch with Kuli Kaur-Wilson (Director of Strategy) via Sue Bullock (Executive Assistant,

It is anticipated that interviews will take place w/c 25/01/2021.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSue BullockJob titleExecutive AssistantEmail addresssusan.bullock4@nhs.netTelephone number07341 458245Additional contact information

For information about this role, please contact Sue Bullock in the first instance who will then arrange a telephone conversation with the Director of Strategy

** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position**

We reserve the right to bring the closing date forward for this vacancy at any time should we receive an overwhelming response of applications. We therefore encourage applicants to apply early if you wish to be considered for this post.

If you do not hear from the recruitment 4 weeks within the advertised closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful at the shortlisting stage. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis for any recruitment updates regarding this vacancy.

Successful applicants for clinical posts up to and including Band 4 are expected to hold the national Care Certificate qualification and will be supported to attain this once in post.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities, providing opportunities for flexible working and is a non-smoking organisation.

Due to the nature of the work some posts may be subject to a Standard Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, through the Disclosure and Barring Service as stipulated under part V of the Police Act 1997.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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