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Programme Support Lead-Quailty

Job Reference: 347-1928710

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Southport, Southport
Band 6

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Programme Support Lead-Quality

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Project Management

Fixed Term (18 Months)

Band 6

£30,401 - £37,267

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is expanding their Programme Management Office (PMO) to provide strategic oversight and delivery monitoring of all transformation, cost improvement programmes and quality programmes. It will provide the structure, process and critical challenge for CIP delivery, Service Transformation, Quality and Sustainability and report on progress through to Executives and the Board.

We are seeking to recruit a Programme Support Leads to support the delivery of the Quality Programmes of work across the Trust.

The Programme Support Leads will facilitate and support the Trust and Clinical Business Units (CBUs) on a number of trust wide recovery and sustainability programmes and projects with a Quality Improvement theme and work closely with Senior Executive managers and key partners to deliver cultural change and improvements in service delivery.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has experience in Project Management, service improvement and productivity and efficiency work. You will have strong project management skills and be effective at supporting divisions with large programmes of work and ensuring delivery.

Advertising date: 22nd August, 2019

Closing Date: 29th August 2019

Shortlisting Date: 2nd September, 2019

Proposed Interview Date: 6th September, 2019




For further details / informal visits contact:

Donna Lynch - Head of PMO - 01704 704512

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier that stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience


Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

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