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Project Support Officer

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
Job summary

Are you an experienced in project support with proven experience in working closely with project teams, compromising of Trust senior management, clinical/non-clinical staff and external stakeholders? This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Programme Delivery Team working on the development of new learning disability assessment, treatment and rehabilitation beds for Lancashire & South Cumbria.

Working as part of LSCft Programme Delivery Team, you will be responsible for ensuring that projects are adequately planned, resourced and support the team in delivering to a high standard, on time and within set budget.

Main duties of the job

The role offers a wide variety of tasks including, but not limited to, supporting the development of services, communicating with stakeholders, assisting with planning the delivery of current and new projects, organising meetings, preparing agendas and minutes, supporting events/workshops and updating project reports.

The post holder will be expected to support the Programme Delivery Team in the provision of locality, corporate and trust-wide programmes of work in various locations within Lancashire & South Cumbria.

This role requires an Individual to work in a fast-paced environment, with strong communication and Interpersonal capabilities. You will be an exceptionally well organised individual, who is able to balance competing priorities.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or evidence of equivalent professional qualification / or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional and personal development and openness to self-development



  • Communicate effectively with professionals, colleagues and other stakeholders both verbally and written
  • Absorb, interpret and manipulate new information quickly
  • Work with a wide range of staff groups
  • Maintain customer focus as part of service delivery



  • Preparing initial drafts of reports
  • Experience of co-ordinating, Managing and maintaining project documentation
  • Interpreting and implementing relevant guidance
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders

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