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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/09/2021.

Project Leader

Job Reference: 833-SS-CC-516-21

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Local Care Partnerships Development
£32,306 to £39,027 pa (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Local Care Partnerships Project Leader (2 WTE posts)

Job Reference:

Employer: Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Department: Local Care Partnerships Development

Location: Leeds

Salary: Agenda for Change Band 6

  • Are you looking for a new challenge?
  • Do you want to help shape the future of health and care across Leeds?

  • Can you support local partners to make change happen?

Join us and we’ll support you to be your best too!

We are recruiting for Project Leaders to play a key role in helping to shape a new culture to support and deliver transformational change across partners in Leeds.

Local Care Partnerships

Leeds is supporting a model of joined up working (Local Care Partnerships - LCPs) to deliver local care for local people, working in and with local communities to improve health and well-being All LCP’s share the same key feature –a range of people working together, regardless of the employing organisation, to deliver joined up collaborative care that meets the needs of each local population. LCPs build the strengths and extensive history of collaboration in the city to realise some of the most exciting, person centred transformation in health and care.

The Local Care Partnerships Development Team is hosted by Leeds Community Healthcare but work across health and care partner organisations in Leeds. The team support the development of local partnerships across the City with an aim of tackling health inequalities and improving joined up care. The work is varied and exciting – reflecting the diversity of the communities that we support. Having established partnerships across Leeds the team are now focused on helping those partnerships to work with local people, shaping priorities and translating ideas into action.

What are we looking for?

The Project Leader role is an exciting new post to help with this next step in the development of Local Care Partnerships.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting a number of Local Care Partnerships. Understanding the pressures faced by frontline staff and managers across all organisations, the Project Leader will help partnerships to shape ideas into tangible projects and work alongside local partners to make change happen.

The role requires a varied skill set. The post holder needs to have excellent communication and negotiation skills, they need to be able to work at pace in a rapidly changing environment and enjoy problem solving. The role will involve providing project and change management support. We are looking for people with a passion for transformation and a track record of making change happen.

This is a hugely exciting time for the Leeds Health and Care System and these posts will provide great opportunities to develop your existing skills and knowledge whilst working within a supportive, friendly, inclusive, and highly motivated team.

The posts are offered on a fixed term/ secondment basis up until 31 March 2023

We’d strongly encourage you to find out more about these unique opportunities via a quick telephone discussion with either , Rachel Ainscough on 07562 437881 or Kim Adams on 07510 921 409

If you’re getting excited just reading this, go ahead and apply.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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