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Frailty Project Manager

Job Reference: 259-1494828COR

Barts Health NHS Trust
Service Development
Royal London Hospital, London
£49,077 - £56,632 per annum inc

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Frailty Project Manager


We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Nurse to join the Trust’s Strategy team as the Frailty Project Manager. The post holder will support staff within the acute hospital setting to deliver the best care for frail patients and will lead the development and piloting of a ‘Frailty Toolkit’ which supports the identification, assessment and management of patients with frailty consistently across Barts Health to deliver an equitable service across our sites.


The postholder will be committed to building relationships with staff across the Trust to improve hospital clinicians’ awareness and response to frailty and will champion a less medicalised care approach. The post holder will also help to establish the foundations for a Barts Health Frailty Academy and develop our bid to support this.


As a Frailty Project Manager, you will need strong leadership skills and management experience. You should be able to work autonomously, to tight deadlines and also in partnership with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders within a fast paced and demanding environment. You must have excellent communication, analytical, report writing and presentational skills.


You will have a professional and resourceful approach, sound leadership skills and a track record of successful delivery in a challenging NHS environment.


If you are passionate about championing Frailty and providing the best possible service through improvement and would like an opportunity to make a difference, we would like to hear from you.


Interview date: week commencing 25th February 2019


For further details contact: Sonal Ewart – for an informal discussion

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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