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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/06/2021.

Transformation Project Manager (ASD & ADHD Transformation Programme)

Job Reference: 812-21-AT-CYP-01

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
HCT Headquarters, Welwyn Garden City
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) was established in 2010 to deliver community services to the 1.2 million residents of Hertfordshire. Our 2000 staff provide a full range of services for adults and children in a variety of settings. We are pleased to be rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission and building on this strong foundation we are committed to further transform to be a truly ‘outstanding’ organisation.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements.

We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.

Project Manager

ASD & ADHD System Transformation


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the ASD & ADHD Transformation Programme that is taking place across Hertfordshire. The programme requires an ambitious project manager to support the planning and delivery of a number of projects which fall under the programme and span across a number of organisational boundaries and sectors.

Our values reflect how we as an organisation and how our people need to operate un our health and social care system to ensure that we succeed:

  • Caring is essential in the delivery of all of our services and the way we interact with one another
  • Innovation is critical to ensuring best practice, new ideas, and improvements are brought in
  • Agile reflects our fast-changing environment and our need to be adaptable, flexible, and responsive to the needs of our communities

We are looking for Project Manager to join the ASD/ADHD Transformation Programme team. The post holder will lead a variety of projects and play an integral role in the delivery of transformation initiatives across Hertfordshire, directly contributing to improving patient outcomes and experiences.

Through our response to Covid-19 we have worked closely with our NHS system partners and this will become ‘the norm’ over the coming years as collaboration, cooperation and partnership working become increasingly fundamental to the way the NHS operates. Our programme team will work hand in hand with colleagues from across both health, education, social care and associated VSCE.

We are really keen to hear from you if you think that you meet the job description, particularly with the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience and expertise in managing projects
  • Working collaboratively across multidisciplinary teams
  • Expertise in project management methodologies including ability to write all necessary technical documentation
  • Confidence to work with senior colleagues and hold them to account for delivering agreed project deliverables

In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,034 and a maximum payment of £1,791 per annum (pro rata where applicable).

You must hold a full valid driving licence and have access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

If you are interested in the role we urge you to get in touch with Ashwin Thurairaj ( for further information.

Interview Date - TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Ashwin Thurairaj

Job title: Transformation Programme Manager

Email address:

Telephone number: 07886239032

Please note, if we experience a high level of interest in this role the vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, so please be sure to make your application as soon as possible.

The first 10 applications will be reviewed in the first instance, based on the date received.

If there are insufficient suitable candidates to shortlist from those, the remaining applications will be viewed in additional batches of 5, until the required number of suitable applications is reached.

Please apply now and be in the first 10!

Things you need to know............

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to it's preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

We will communicate any interview arrangements with applicants via e-mail so please check the email address you gave on your application on a regular basis.

All new appointments are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

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

If you are successful at interview, then your references will be requested as soon as possible.

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application being delayed.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications and in line with Government regulation at the time.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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