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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/02/2020.

Senior Programme Lead

Job Reference: 467-CCG-316.20

Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group
System Integration
Vespasian House/Canford House


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Dorset CCG Urgent and Emergency Care Team (UEC) are seeking a full time Senior Programme Lead on a permanent contract to work on the UEC Programme.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with the Urgent and Emergency Care Team at Dorset CCG as well as the Dorset UEC System, including the Primary, Secondary and Community partners as well as Local Authories. This is a key role in contibuting to service improvement in relation to Urgent and Emergency Care in Dorset with the support of a strong team.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to work in the Dorset Health Care system designing and implementing change for the benefit of the Dorset population.

The successful candidate is required to contribute on both strategic and operational priorities.

You must have energy, drive and commitment and the ability to build effective and positive relationships.

With your excellent communication skills, you will be able to balance competing priorities in order to achieve successful outcomes. You will need to be able to work on your own intiative, be a self-starter and be able to work as part of a team.

In this role you will work proactively with system partners to ensure that patients receive the right care at the right time. This role will support delivering new ways of working stronger partnerships and delivery of integrated services for patients.

It is imperative you engage with a range of providers in primary, secondary care, independent sector and any qualified providers to ensure service provision is of a high quality and meets local needs.

You will contribute in UEC Board Delivery Groups as required, ensuring the appropriate engagement of stakeholders, patients, carers and users in development and review of services, clinical pathways and new models of care

The position will be based between Dorset CCG Headquarters at Vespasian House and Canford House.

The is a requirement to travel to other sites.

This is a full time position of 37.5 hours across 5 days.

Our Mission

Using our clinical understanding, we strive to lead continuous improvements to health and care services in Dorset. Our key mission is to support people in Dorset to lead healthier lives, for longer.

This mission sets out our ultimate purpose. It defines what we must aim to achieve every day, through every decision and every interaction we have as an organisation. It also incorporates our vision statement. Our mission statement is explained as follows:

  • 'Supporting people' reflects our role of commissioning services for those who fall ill and in preventing illness in the first place. It also recognises the need for us to support people to manage their own health and to work with them to do this successfully.
  • We have a duty of care for all people while they are 'in Dorset' - not just Dorset residents.
  • 'Healthier lives' is the ultimate outcome we are aiming for. It reflects a need to prevent illness (e.g. through education), as well as recognising the need to provide timely services for everyone.

As a clinical commissioning group we have a responsibility as leaders within the health economy. Our unique position as clinicians also allows us to view things differently.

We already have an excellent health service in Dorset but, excellent services can still, and must, be improved to reflect a continually changing economy and society. By using our clinical understanding and different perspective we can drive continuous improvements, not just in health care but across all services within Dorset.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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