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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/01/2022.

Project Support Officer

Job Reference: 833-JL-CC-750-21

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
833 LCP (Leeds Care Partnerships)
£25,655 to £31,534 per annum

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.

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 a Project Support Officer to play a key role in helping 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.

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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 post holder will be a key member of the Local Care Partnership Development Team, contributing to the continuing development of Local Care Partnerships and the delivery of their priorities.

Self-motivation and initiative are key to supporting this programme of work, along with a positive and solution focused attitude. Working at pace, in a complex environment, the post holder will prioritise and manage their own workload to react and implement change in line with LCP and city needs. Being proactive and well organised in this role are essential to manage a busy workload of supporting multiple workstreams and partnerships. Activities the post holder should feel confident in leading on will include working closely with partners to scope, plan, deliver and evaluations in line with local need.

The post holder will have excellent communication and people skills, along with the ability to engage with a variety of partners across the system to understand what is important to them and in relation to LCP priorities. They will understand and encourage the behaviours that contribute to successful partnership working, and act with integrity and sensitivity at all times. They will also identify the potential collaborative working and take opportunities to initiate and sustain such relationships.

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.

Applications for secondments for a fixed period are also encouraged.

We’d strongly encourage you to find out more about this unique opportunity via a quick telephone discussion with either, Kate Frost on 07510 921 413 or Rachel Ainscough on 07562 437881.

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

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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