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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/04/2021.

Project Manager

Job Reference: 425-A-21-51167

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

NIHR Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative

Project Manager


Full-time 37.5 hours

12 month fixed term contract due to funding

An incredible opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join us at The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative (CYPtech) Hosted by Sheffield Children’s Hospital. CYPtech were established in January 2018 and we are looking to expand our team. CYPtech is a centre of expertise funded by the NIHR to act as a catalyst within the NHS for the development of new medical devices, healthcare technologies and technology-dependent interventions. CYPtech’s focus is on children with long term conditions and is a national network that has 7 dedicated themes.

The successful post holder will work with the Programme Manager and the Clinical Director to manage a specific project based around the paediatric virtual ward programme. As part of the NHSx Joined up Care programme and funded by NHSx and delivered by the Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network, this role will support evaluation of the use of TytoCare in the Yorkshire and Humber project region. If you are an efficient autonomous worker, capable of building and maintaining relationships and breaking down barriers with all of our stakeholders, please apply. This role is ideal for someone who wants to take the next step in an exciting career and who wants to support the NHS and our industry partners provide improved and more meaningful medical technology for children with long term conditions.

The post will be based at Sheffield Children’s Hospital but will involve working closely with other partners in the Yorkshire and Humber region, our academic partners and other members of the medical technology community. There will be occasions when travel to regional stakeholders and national meetings is expected as part of the role.

We will provide excellent opportunities for professional development. In return, we are seeking candidates who have an excellent range of project manager skills. Proven recent experience of coordinating and supporting complex projects would be an advantage. Successful applicants will be required to adopt a flexible working pattern and will be expected to work autonomously at times but also be an excellent team player.

If this sounds like something you may be interested in, send an email to and we can arrange a call to discuss the role in more detail.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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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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