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Project Manager

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-19-471

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Transformation Team
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
£30,401 - £37,267 pa

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

As Wirral’s largest employer, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the thriving heart of the local community. Comprising Wirral’s only Emergency Department, it is one of the biggest and busiest acute NHS Trusts in the North West. Our hospitals are friendly, supportive environments for patients and staff alike. Strong team work, a helpful attitude and great co-operation is what enables us to deliver the best care to our patients. We employ over 6,000 staff who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North-West area.

A developmental opportunity has arisen for an engaging, dynamic and highly motivated individual to lead a variety of projects to support the delivery of key transformation objectives within Wirral University Teaching Hospital and its wider health economy partners.

If successful you will work providing project management support to a range of projects within the wider portfolio of change programmes. The post holder may also be required, at the discretion of the Head of Service Improvement Team, to support the delivery of the major change programmes within the Trust’s Portfolio in order to achieve the defined outcomes. The post holder will have responsibility for delivery of key stand-alone projects or work-streams within Programmes.

As this role is developmental we are looking to offer this opportunity to someone who has limited experience as, or has ambitions to be a project manager after working in a project environment, who is able to take guidance and support from the Head of Service Improvement Team to undertake small or partial service reviews to support the redesign of future service delivery. This will include process improvement and service redesign resulting in improved outcomes, experience and safety for patients, reduced running costs and obtaining sustainable service delivery for the future.

The post holder’s work will be aligned to the Trust’s strategic priorities, ensuring that individual project plans and risk, quality and issue logs are developed and maintained for each of the project areas in a robust and proactive manner; resolving issues arising from these that cannot be resolved at programme level. You will ensure that all necessary assurance documentation and evidence is developed to provide assurance of appropriate governance and provide evidence into the assurance framework.

In exchange we can offer you the opportunity to be at the forefront of an ambitious yet challenging journey of improvement at a forward thinking organisation. The Trust is committed to providing professional development and our working environment supports career development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jane Hayes-Green on 0151 604 7771

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Please note; that if you are offered a position, your personal details will automatically be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system (ESR).

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