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Project Manager

Job Reference: 358-2852244-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Centre for Exercise and Rehabilitation Science (CERS), Glenfield Hospital
£38,890 - £44,503 PA

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Post Covid-19 rehabilitation programme Project Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced professional to join our clinical and research team in the Centre for Exercise and Rehabilitation Science (CERS).

The post is open to suitable candidates that have a First degree or equivalent in a related subject, have a good general working knowledge of NHS processes and significant experience in Project Management skills.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. The candidate must have significant experience of Project Management, Process Redesign and Service Improvement tools and techniques. They must also possess experience of leading and delivering significant programmes of change.

The role of the Project Manager will be to support the national delivery of the YourCovidRecovery Programme through the management of component projects. This will include managing specific work streams and projects to achieve the intended benefits of the overall programme. The Project Manager is responsible for the day to day management of a project; start up, maintaining, supporting, facilitating, monitoring progress, closing and evaluating the work streams.

The post holder will be multi-site based within University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust which will include working at Glenfield Hospital but also may need to cover the Leicester General Hospital, the National Centre for Sports Science Medicine (NCSEM) based at Loughborough University and other sites nationally.

If you think you can deliver the skills and the enthusiasm demanded by this challenging role and have a flexible approach to the needs of the service, then we would like to hear from you. A clean driving license is desirable, as you will be required to travel between sites.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Sally Singh/Nikki Gardiner - Head of Department/Clinical Lead for Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation / 0116 2502350Additional contact information


Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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