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CCS Assistant Project Manager

Barts Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year per annum inc
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic and capable Assistant Project Manager with a commitment to and passion for improving services and outcomes for patients and their families.

This post holder will focus specifically on continuing the Care Coordination Solution (CCS) Programme and will support the CCS Senior Project Manager on the delivery of CCS and its multifactorial programmes of work, in a dynamic and complex environment.

The postholder should have experience of working in a project management environment with an ability to take ownership of areas of work and manage all aspects of agreed projects, including theirplanning, design, execution, evaluation, documentation, and completion. Evidence of effective delivery is a pre-requisite for applicants.

Individuals must be able to build positive working relationships with staff at all levels and across all Group Hospital sites with operational and clinical teams, and teams within ICT, Business Intelligence, Clinical Systems and Workforce Directorate.

The role will require working flexibly to tight timescales across multiple teams and workstreams. A commitment to co-production and working to improve equity of care for a diverse population is essential. Individuals will need to be able to work with minimal supervision.

The role is a fixed term contract ending on 31st October 2024.

Main duties of the job

The CCS Assistant Project Manager will be a key member of the CCS Programme Delivery team, leading core project management functions (reporting, action tracking, forward planners, risk and issue logs etc.) and ensuring that all project documentation is complete, regularly reviewed and kept up to date.

The CCS Assistant Project Manager will support the Senior Project Manager on the development of evaluation and monitoring processes to measure project benefits, and will work to resolve any potential conflicts between the project objectives and stakeholder needs.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

INTERNAL CANDIDATES: Please ensure you review and follow the Fixed term contract, acting up and secondment Trust policy before applying.

More detailed information on the responsibilities of the role can be found on the job description below and attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Degree level education (or equivalent) E A
  • Proficiency in a range of IT packages and tools. This would include MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


  • PRINCE 2 or equivalent project management qualification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Awareness and appreciation of current NHS policy and priorities


  • Knowledge of improvement science methodologies (quality improvement)



  • Experience of delivering change management and transformation projects in a fast-paced, complex and rapidly changing environment
  • Experience working in project management, preferably within a healthcare setting
  • Experience of working as part of a team and ability to work well with others to achieve joint objectives
  • projects D A/I Experience of and ability to build relationships with staff and stakeholders within a challenging environment and across professional groups
  • Experience of producing and presenting reports to a senior audience(s) including at times contentious information


  • Experience of using improvement science methodologies
  • Use of patient experience and engagement to co-design change projects



  • Strong project management, planning, coordination and problem -solving skills
  • Ability to understand, interpret and communicate information to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Able to work effectively in conjunction with others within the organisation and across the whole healthcare community
  • Proactive with a track record of delivery of quality work of the highest standard
  • Fast thinking and resourceful, able to balance competing priorities in a high - pressured environment
  • Ability to make sound decisions and judgements on issues based on analysis of the information available.
  • Willingness to engage with and learn from peers, other professionals and colleagues
  • Ability to work on own initiative and organi se own workload with minimal supervision working to tight and often changing deadlines
  • Adaptability, flexibility and ability to cope with conflict, uncertainty and change

Capabilities and Attributes


  • Works well with others, is positive and helpful, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contributions of others, treating everyone with dignity and respect
  • Understanding and commitment to equal opportunities, equity and the promotion of inclusion and diversity
  • Values diversity and difference, operates with integrity and openness
  • Actively develops themselves and supports others to do the sam



  • Previous experience of people management



  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • An ability to communicate complex information professionally to a wide range of stakeholders and all levels

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