Assurance and Delivery Project Officer - Band 6 – until 30th September 2019
NHS England and NHS Improvement are seeking a full-time Assurance and Delivery Project Officer to be based at Preston Business Centre, Preston on a secondment/fixed term basis initially until 30th September 2019, with the possibility for extension after this date.
The CCGs and Providers in Lancashire and South Cumbria are focused on improving their effectiveness to deliver higher quality services for patients in a more sustainable form. Your role will be to support the Assurance and Delivery Mangers and Head of Assurance and Delivery to deliver this ambition, whilst ensuring there is a focus on delivery today.
This role provides a real opportunity to support a number of significant service change and improvement programmes.
Working to the Assurance and Delivery Managers, you will be a key contact for CCG’s supporting them in ensuring they are delivering the priorities and outcomes agreed in the NHS Mandate.
We are looking for an enthusiastic experienced officer who has been exposed to a wide range of assurance and delivery issues to work in a very dynamic changing environment.
You will need to have the ability to develop good working relationships with CCG’s, providers and social care colleagues. Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills are all essential for this fast moving position as well as the ability to analyse complex data and work to very tight deadlines. Experience / understanding of the Urgent Care agenda would be advantageous.
This role provides the opportunity to gain excellent experience across the breadth of performance, planning, resilience and system change in the NHS and social care.
You will be a key member of a small assurance and delivery team and receive specialist advice from medical, nursing, quality and finance colleagues within NHS England and NHS Improvement.
Minimum Requirement: 1) Urgent care background (or at a minimum NHS experience)
2) Strong communication and negotiation skills
3) Experience in a similar business support role with experience using excel
Security Clearance: BPSS
CV Deadline: 3pm 24th July