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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/05/2022.

Band 8a- Clinical Project Manager - Healthy Together

Job Reference: 313-A-22-119316-NAS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£47,126 to £53,219

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Fixed Term – 18 Months

We have a new opportunity for a skilled project manager to join our Development Team and lead the mobilisation of our Healthy Together project.

The Development Team has oversight of the Families, Young People and Children’s & Adult Learning Disabilities transformation and quality improvement programmes. It provides project support to designated projects and works closely with our clinical and operational teams to deliver transformation to children, young people and families.

Healthy Together is the current provider of the Healthy Child Programme in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR). This is a public health service that encompasses health visiting and school nursing. It works with families, children and young people. Commissioned by the three respective LLR Local Authorities. Healthy Together have entered a redesign and mobilisation phase as significant changes are made to the offer from September 2022. As a result, an opportunity has arisen to appoint a fixed-term Project Manager to lead the mobilisation of 0-11 Leicestershire and Rutland, plus Section 75 0-19 offer; and plays a crucial role in supporting the transformation of services for this population in LLR.

We are looking for a committed and passionate individual to deliver the programme within specified timeframes. You will be supporting a number of workstreams to work at pace and ensure they have performed their due diligence. You will facilitate working across complex partnership arrangements, both internal to Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) and external agencies.

The successful candidate will :

  • Be highly motivated with excellent communication skills
  • A confident self-starter who can demonstrate the capability of integrating as well as working in a multi-layered, multi-discipline environment
  • Have a demonstrable track record of success which you will be happy to highlight
  • Be a great team player who gets the best out of everyone you work and collaborate with

In return we offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work with incredibly skilled professionals from a wide range of disciplines. We are an ambitious and innovative team with an active interest in learning and a determination to reduce inequality and improve the quality and accessibility of the services we support. As a result, your career will benefit from the exposure and experience of delivering a project that will transform the lives of children and families in LLR.

For further information about this post please contact Colin Cross, Service Group Manager, LAC and Healthy Together

Please complete the online application form by 25th May 2022 midday.

Interviews will be held on the 10th June 2022.

Agile Working

We recognise the need to develop modern working practices to enable employees to maximise their performance and productivity whilst maintaining a good work life balance. To this aim the Trust has adopted an Agile working methodology as outlined within the Trust Agile working Policy.

The post advertised falls under the Trust’s Agile working methodology, so if successful you will be appointed as an Agile Worker, and will need to work to the Trusts Agile working policy. Talk to the recruiting manager about what this means in practice for you.


Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

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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