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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/03/2020.

Project & Change Specialist

Job Reference: 390-COR-1166

Employer:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Digital Services
Location:
Southend on Sea
Salary:
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum

Mid and South Essex health and social care organisations serve a population of around 1.2 million people. Within the health system currently, there are three acute hospitals trusts including Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust and Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with a combined income of c£945 million. Recognising that greater collaboration across this part of Essex is required to solve long standing financial, quality and operational challenges, agreement was reached in a number of stages since 2017 to work in an increasingly collaborative way between the Trusts to undertake the reconfiguration of clinical services, supported by an "in common" governance and leadership structure. Since early 2017 we have benefitted from a single executive team across the three organisations. Since January 2019, all of our Trust Boards and our committees meet "in common" only as a matter of course.

In January 2018, the Trust Boards with support from commissioners and from our regulators including NHS Improvement, to pursue a merger of the three organisations. Subject to regulatory approval, we will merge in April 2020 to become Mid & South Essex University Hospitals – a new single organisation, having university teaching and NHS foundation trust status. The new organisation presents an ideal opportunity for you to take a leading and influential role both internally and externally within a health and social care system

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust, Southend University Foundation Hospital Trust and Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital Trust have embarked on a significant transformation programme which is planned to join the organisations into a single organisation, the MSB Group.

The Project & Change Specialist is accountable to the Head of Digital Change Programme for the digital change projects that form part of the group digital transformation programme and their transition into an operational environment.

The post holder will have an excellent understanding of IT trends and current technologies as well as a comprehensive knowledge of national HSCIC policy and latest thinking on the strategic direction of Healthcare Informatics

The post holder will be a skilled and experienced project coordinator with a strong history of successful delivery of digitally enabled transformation projects.

They also need to be able to develop user and support documentation, present project briefings at all levels of the Trust and deliver user and support training; consequently advanced communication and documentation skills and a highly developed command of the English language are required.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nick Butler - nick.butler@southend.nhs.uk




The three NHS trusts within the Mid and South Essex University Hospitals Group (“the Group”) are planning to formally merge on 1st April 2020.

Whilst your application may be for a position at one of the three Trusts within the Group, in the event that the merger takes place and you are employed on or after 1st April 2020, your employment will transfer into the Group under the protection of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations also known as TUPE.

Your contractual employment rights will be unaffected by this transfer.



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