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Project Manager

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
The SW Peninsula Hepatitis C operational delivery network. which works alongside the Hepatology service line at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is looking to appoint a Project Manager on a 12 month secondment/fixed term contract.

This is a new role and is an exciting opportunity to join an established and innovative team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective and timely development and implementation of the Community Liver Health Pilot and provide project management support to the SW Peninsula Hepatitis C operational delivery network.

Please note, after the 12 month contract period there is the possibility that this role will become substantive.

Preference will be given to internal Trust staff, as well as 'Priority' and 'At Risk' status including NHS at Risk staff throughout Devon who is able to display recent relevant experience as dictated by the Person Specification.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will be responsible for the effective and timely development and implementation of the Community Liver Health Pilot and provide project management support to the SW Peninsula Hepatitis C operational delivery network
  • The post holder will support the safety, quality and efficiency of clinical services and will support the planning and delivery of the service to achieve its operational performance standards and its financial obligations through effective leadership and service improvement.
  • The post holder will support service developments.
  • The post-holder will focus on managing service delivery and will demonstrate strong leadership skills when managing relationships across ODNs and with associated services in the community.
  • On a day-to-day basis the post holder will be responsible for ensuring that services are delivered within available resources to specified volumes and quality standards. They will also be responsible for performance and financial management across the ODN ensuring that resources are used in the most efficient and effective manner.

About us

We are a people business - where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment. We offer all of this in a vibrant, modern city with a historic reputation for adventure. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION WILL BE ELECTRONIC, PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY. If you have any issues with applying online and need additional support including reasonable adjustments with the application process please contact the recruitment team on 01752 432100. We recognise that work life balance is important for our colleagues and so we invite requests from applicants around less than full time/flexible working for our advertised roles. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss this prior to your application submission. We commit to giving this full consideration in each case. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles, as diversity strengthens our teams. It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see full job description for more information on the roles and responsibilities relating to this post .

Person Specification

Knowledge & Experience


  • oDemonstrable experience of management at a middle management level within a complex health or social care organisation.
  • oProven management skills including effective team and people management.
  • oDemonstrable experience of change management including service redesign techniques.
  • oDemonstrable track record of delivering targets and improving services. Able to develop and deliver plans to improve performance.
  • oDemonstrates an ability to develop and utilise effective professional networks.
  • oManagement of staff from a range of professional and occupational backgrounds.
  • oUnderstanding of the NHS, its infrastructure and partner healthcare organisations.
  • oUnderstanding of service delivery in a Healthcare setting.
  • oUnderstanding of information systems and processes required to support activity.


  • oProject Management qualification.



  • oProven evidence of commitment to continuing management development.
  • oEducated to Degree level or equivalent demonstrable work experience.

Aptitude & Abilities


  • oUses highly developed influencing and collaboration skills.
  • oUses highly developed interpersonal and organisation skills.
  • oEffective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • oEffective communication skill to manage and reconcile conflicting and opposing views.
  • oExcellent written communication skills: able to present extremely complicated information in a manner which is understandable to a wide audience.
  • oExcellent analytical skills, with the ability to distil key themes and trends from complex information.
  • oGood analytical and reasoning skills and ability to develop effective negotiation strategies.
  • oNegotiating and influencing skills.
  • oAbility to understand and drive service redesign.
  • oAble to anticipate problems, appraise risks and make effective decisions.
  • oAnalytical skills, literacy and numeracy. Ability to analyse highly complex data and formulate reports.


  • oProject management demonstrable experience.



  • oPersonal credibility, with the ability to quickly gain the confidence of others including clinicians, managers, staff and users of services.
  • oInspires others and leads by example.
  • oAble to work in a busy environment and to tight deadlines.
  • oSelf-motivated.
  • oInitiative & ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • oExemplary personal standards of conduct and behaviour.
  • oAble to facilitate change and make things happen.
  • oGood team player, capacity to work with clinicians and staff at all levels.
  • oEmpathy with staff and patients.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust


UHP, Hepatology

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust



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