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Project Manager- Band 6

Job Reference: 427-CEF20190881

Employer:
West of England Academic Health Science Network
Department:
Service and System Transformation Workstream
Location:
Bristol
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Funded by NHS England, The Office for Life Sciences and NHS Improvement, the West of England Academic Health Science Network exists to accelerate the spread of innovative, evidence-based practice to improve health and care in the West of England. We work with all six acute Trusts, five Clinical Commissioning Groups, five community providers, two mental health Trusts and three universities in the West of England. We also work closely with local businesses, small and medium enterprises, Local Enterprise Partnerships and a range of other academic partners to facilitate the adoption and spread of innovation into health and social care.

We are committed to improving outcomes for patients through improving access to research, applying evidence and ensuring consistency of clinical practice. We run projects working at scale to spread evidence-based quality improvements across the region.

Our highly collaborative network accelerates the scale and pace of delivering consistent good practice across our communities. This work is underpinned by high levels of collaboration with industry to ensure that we are innovative, enhance patient outcomes and drive up wealth in our local economy.

We host the Patient Safety Collaborative for the West of England and manage a wide improvement agenda working across all health care sectors. Our aim is to reduce incidents of harm and improve quality. We are committed to supporting and building the quality improvement capability and capacity of our local organisations.


Project Manager

West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN)

Agenda for Change Band 6

Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Based in Central Bristol

The West of England AHSN is building a multi-disciplinary team to support the delivery of a range of programmes and projects in the Service and System Transformation Directorate on behalf of our national commissioners and local member organisations.

We are looking for two enthusiastic and self-motivated Project Managers with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and excellent communication skills. Relevant experience would be an advantage but we’re equally interested in finding enthusiastic and resourceful candidates to join our experienced and established team. If you think you might be the right person for this role, check out our recent blogs atweahsn.net and apply via NHS Jobs.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity or arrange an informal visit, please contact Nathalie Delaney on 0117 900 2141 or email nathalie.delaney@weahsn.net

Closing date 23 June 2019.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 1 July and interviews will take place 8 July




Should we receive high level of applications, this vacancy may be expired early. We therefore encourage you to submit your application as soon as you are able to. If you feel you need additional time to do this please contact the recruitment team to discuss how we may be able to help.

Privacy Notice

If you are successful in being offered a position at the Trust, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained on site at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice attached to this advert.

Notifications & Communication:
All communications will be sent to you by email, via NHS Jobs. Please ensure you check your NHS Jobs account regularly for communications. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date (5 weeks for consultant posts) you should assume you have not been shortlisted for interview. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we will not be able to provide feeback on application forms.

References:
We will request references covering the last three years of work or study by email. One referee must be your current/most recent line manager or tutor. Please supply an organisational email address for your referees on your application form so that we can verify the reference.

Tier 2 Sponsorship (formerly Work Permit):

Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is appointable as the employing body is unlikely to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test required by UK Visas and Immigration. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

Please note, unless stated in the advert, we are not able to pay interview or relocation expenses.



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