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SW Neonatal Transport Project Manager

Job Reference: 387-WC-4074-GB

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Project Manager
St Michael's Hospital, Bristol
£44,606 - £50,819 pa pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of an experienced, skilled project manager to manage the development and delivery of the South West Neonatal Transport Review. A project commissioned to review existing transport services and to identify options for future sustainable transport models for Neonatal Care across the region. The post holder will be working closely with teams from across 12 acute Trusts across the South West region as well as Commissioners, the Network and other key partners. As well as leading the management the project, the post-holder will also be responsible for leading on communications, financial management, reporting requirements and ensuring all project and governance requirements are met.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive, self-motivated individual with strong organisation skills, the ability to think strategically, and an excellent ability to communicate complex information to a range of audiences. They will have excellent communication skills and demonstrate flair, enthusiasm, innovation and leadership when faced with challenges and will provide strategic, tactical and operational management skills in the planning and execution of the project. Experience of complex project management, and working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders across multiple sites and organisations is also critical.

The post will be based within the South West Neonatal Operational Delivery Network. The Network is a mandated NHS organisation that is hosted by University Hospitals Bristol but operates independently and is funded by NHS England South West Specialised Commissioning. The Network have an office base at St Michaels Hospital in Bristol but regional travel for this post would be required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rebecca Lemin, South West Neonatal Network Manager

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. With over 9,500 staff, over 100 different clinical services, working in nine hospitals in the centre and to the south of Bristol, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol and beyond.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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