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Project Manager – Hospital Pharmacy

Job Reference: 896-GM2019-06

NHS Manchester CCG
Finance & Investment – Theme 4 Clinical Support Services
3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester
£33,222 - £43,041

Manchester Health and Care Commissioning is a single commissioner for health and social care, comprising a partnership between Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group and Manchester City Council.

Manchester currently has 89 GP practices, three major hospitals, a mental health trust, citywide social care services, a range of health improvement services, and many voluntary and community organisations.

The values of Manchester Health and Care Commissioning are Positive, Fair and Collaborative. They guide how we work with our colleagues, our communities and health and social care partners to improve the health of our population.

Secondment or fixed term until 31 March 2020

The Greater Manchester (GM) Health and Social Care Partnership, established in April 2016, is the body made up of the 33 NHS organisations and councils in the city region (with reach into social care, primary care, regulators, the community, voluntary sectors and Healthwatch) that is overseeing devolution and taking charge of the £6bn health and social care budget. Our vision is “to deliver the greatest and fastest possible improvement to the health and wellbeing of the 2.8 million people of Greater Manchester.

In 2016 the Greater Manchester Hospital Pharmacy Transformation Collaborative (GMHPTC) were challenged with overseeing transformation of hospital pharmacy services as part of this vision.

Over the past 2 years the collaborative has established a hospital pharmacy programme of change reviewing and redesigning priority areas in line with hospital pharmacy recommendations set out in the Lord Carter of Coles report Operational productivity and performance in English NHS acute hospital and NHS operational productivity: unwarranted variations in Mental health and Community health services.

In order to maintain transformational momentum a unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to work with the Chief Pharmacists of GM and the Hospital Pharmacy Transformation Lead role as the Project Manager – GM Hospital Pharmacy. To meet this challenge, the post holder will be a project manager who will work with key stakeholders in developing effective partnerships to support making demonstrable improvements to Pharmacy services across GM and able to successfully drive activities and implement changes in a complex system.

They will be highly driven and have the determination to initiate and deliver projects to completion. Political astuteness and negotiation skills are essential and a broad knowledge and experience of many areas within hospital care system is desirable.

This opportunity lends itself ideally to secondments and applicants are encouraged to seek their organisation’s support if applying on that basis

For further information, or an informal discussion about this role please contact the Hospital Pharmacy Transformation Lead – Rob Elsey or 07773473059 or the Programme Manager – Clinical Support Services – Sarah Richardson or 07976661548.

Manchester Health and Care Partnership is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

In line with the Equality Act 2010, we guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the post. To find out more please ensure you read our additional information section.

Personal development is supported through extensive training and development opportunities.

We offer a range of excellent benefits including a pension scheme, 27 days Annual Leave, access to NHS discounts, Cycle to Work Scheme and Childcare Vouchers.

New entrants to the NHS will start at the bottom of the pay band.

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