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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/05/2021.

WMAHSN Workforce Programme Lead

Job Reference: 304-A-21-108161

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
WMAHSN
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£53,168 - £62,001

“Defined by our people”

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.

As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.

UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe’s largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.

Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is “To Build Healthier Lives”.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders


WMAHSN is looking for a Programme Manager for its Workforce programme, due to AHSN funding this will be offered as a 12 month fixed term contract.

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) is one of 15 regional AHSNs licensed by NHS England with the purpose of spreading the adoption of innovation at scale and pace to improve health and wellbeing, and to deliver economic benefits. WMAHSN is hosted by UHB NHS Foundation NHS Trust.

By catalysing partnerships between the health and care sector, academia, business and patients, citizens and the third sector, WMAHSN identifies innovations that address the health needs of the region’s population, drive down costs and attract investment and jobs into the West Midlands. Programmes of work are established to take the most attractive innovations forward to accelerate their uptake regionally, nationally and internationally.

One of the AHSN’s key strategic priorities is Workforce, the workforce programme is focused on workforce productivity in a project centred on the following priorities: Pathway redesign and Innovation including digital, technology or AI. The priority encompasses programmes, projects, events and meetings involving a large and diverse range of organisations and individuals.

The core requirement for the Workforce Programme Manager is to provide operational leadership to WMAHSN-supported workforce programmes and projects, and to lead the delivery of the programmes in partnership with other WMAHSN Programme and priority leads and support future programmes relating to the AHSN Networks Workforce priority.

We are looking for someone with a background in Workforce who can help develop this necessary and exciting programme of work. For further information please contact Tony Davis, Director of Innovation & economic Growth.Tony.davis@wmahsn.org




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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.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Successful candidates will be automatically enrolled onto the Trust staff bank UHB+.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

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