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Clinical Programme Manager

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 a year Per Annum Pro-rata if part time
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Job summary

Working with partners in the Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care System, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is hosting the Musculoskeletal (MSK) Transformation Programme. This system-wide programme aims to reduce health inequality, support community health and improve local MSK services.

The Clinical Programme Manager will lead workstreams within the MSK Transformation Programme, enabling these benefits to be realised.

The post holder will be a dynamic and charismatic leader with proven expertise in delivering complex improvement programmes. They will need to support the integrity and coherence of their programmes in line with the Trust's values and drive and maintain enthusiasm and momentum through to delivery and benefits realisation.

Main duties of the job

  • Lead the development and implementation of a clinical decision-making support tool which optimises MSK pathways and releases operational benefits to Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care System (BSol ICS)
  • Ensure that once embedded, this tool is supported by robust clinical governance and appropriate oversight to ensure safety and quality
  • Support the wider MSK Transformation Programme workstreams, providing clinical insight, expert advice and guidance to enable successful benefits realization
  • Provide senior leadership within the Trust, supporting internal improvement initiatives and collaborating with BSol ICS to improve local healthcare services

About us

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe. We offer planned orthopaedic surgery to people locally, nationally and internationally.

Our Trust is a very special hospital; big enough to deliver world class services and small enough to offer exceptional patient and staff experience. We offer a working experience unique in the West Midlands and we're always on the lookout for passionate people to join our award-winning team.

The ROH is an equal opportunities employer. We employ people of difference and are committed to growing an inclusive culture, where difference is celebrated, and people feel able to bring their whole and authentic self to work.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a range of inclusive, family friendly and flexible working arrangements and policies, to support our people in the workplace. Flexible working requests will be considered.

The Trust is committed to the Disability Confident Interview Scheme and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

If you have a disability and need any support with your application or require any reasonable adjustments to be implemented please do get in touch with the Recruiting Manager for this position so that the team can support you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a highly skilled Clinical Programme Manager, the post holder will be responsible for ensuring effective expertise and support is provided to the MSK Transformation Programme.

They will ensure their programme workstream is well managed using excellent programme and project management skills.

They will be a strategic thinker, able to understand the strategic, organisational and political environment, using expert judgement to navigate the best way to implement new systems and build clinical engagement and make decisions in an autonomous manner.

Work autonomously, responsible for the day-to-day organisation of own diary and tasks within the post holders portfolio, balancing the need for proactive service development and portfolio management against the reactive demand of organisational priorities and timescales.

They will be highly influential with excellent interpersonal skills and will be able to work constructively across organisations, with stakeholders at all levels.

The post holder will work as part of the Service Improvement Team and, when required, will take responsibility for issues outside their immediate sphere of responsibility.

The post holder will line manage members of the Service Improvement Team as and when required and support with appraisals; sickness absence; recruitment and selection decisions. Provide improvement expertise and support, and project management support to improvement programmes.

The post holder will be used to working autonomously, is comfortable with ambiguity and complexity, and is able to work to tight deadlines.

For more details about this role, please see the job description.

Person Specification



  • Educated to Masters level or equivalent level of experience working at a senior level in a specialist area



  • Expertise and extensive experience in programme management, including use of programme management tools and techniques

Able to innovatively contribute to the development of transformation / Service improvement projects


  • Years experience

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