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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/07/2019.

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Business Support Officer (LSC ICS)

Job Reference: 806-CCG-1849796

NHS Blackpool CCG
Preston Business Centre, Preston, Lancashire
£21,089 - £23,761 pa

This role is ringfenced, and applicable to colleagues who are currently working within one of the Lancashire and South Cumbria integrated care system partner health organisations, including CCGs, Trusts, NHS England and Midlands and Lancashire CSU. This post will work as part of the Healthier Lancashire & South Cumbria Integrated Care System and will be offered on a secondment basis for 12 months. Applicants should ensure they have the support of their employer prior to submitting an application.

Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria (HLSC) is the partnership of NHS, Local Authority, Public Sector and voluntary and community organisations working together to improve outcomes for and the care of everyone living in Lancashire and South Cumbria (L&SC).

We are at an exciting point in our journey, building on the Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria change programme to develop and establish our integrated care system (ICS). HLSC partners are collaborating to lead, support and facilitate a work programme which will efficiently transform health and care services in a way which improves the lives of people in the area and delivers a better experience for patients.

The Business Support Officer post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service supporting managers and staff across the Lancashire & South Cumbria team.

In particular the post holder will provide and coordinate administrative and secretarial services; including for example, the preparation of agendas and minutes, taking appropriate follow-up action as required. Supporting the team with the management of projects, gathering information and undertaking enquiries as and when is necessary for the head of department, teams and the department.

The postholder will be based in the ICS Corporate Office at Preston Business Centre. The role will primarily involve supporting the ICS Clinical Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation Leads and Clinical Leads for Allied Health Professionals, as well as providing support to the ICS corporate office and its clinical and enabling functions as appropriate.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rachel Pickford - 01253 951630 (Corporate Business Manager, Lancashire and South Cumbria ICS)


In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated above in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

All correspondence at each stage of the process (including any offer packs) for employment will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please check your junk / spam email folders for any further communication regarding your application.

Additional information relating to the role can be found in the Job Description below. Please note that candidates will be shortlisted against the criteria outlined within the Person Specification (also below), therefore, to avoid disappointment please ensure you meet the requirements of the role before applying and that you are able to demonstrate these requirements throughout your application form.

The salary range for this post is determined in line with the national Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service. Please Note that new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to "name of trust" transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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