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CDC Programme Manager

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£70,417 to £81,138 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8C
Full Time
Crawley Community Diagnostic Centre was approved in late 2023 and work is underway to design and build the CDC within Crawley Hospital. The CDC will increase access to healthcare for Crawley residents, as part of a programme which aims to reduce health inequality in the area

The CDC is an enabler for the development of new pathways, in collaboration with healthcare partners across Sussex.

The successful candidate will have a wide range of experience in managing healthcare services and delivering projects or service transformation.

The programme manager will lead the programme management and the development of the model of care for the Community Diagnostic Centre Hub at Crawley Hospital and the Caterham Dene CDC. The postholder will oversee the planning, management, and delivery of the workstreams including transforming clinical pathways, workforce and the building programme. They will engage with stakeholders including the Sussex ICS, SASH (including services outside radiology) and service users. The CDC programme manager will also provide regular briefings on progress to Trust and Surrey ICB colleagues up to and including at Programme Board and Trust Executive level. The post-holder will provide high level project leadership, form cooperative engagement with key stakeholders, define clear strategic direction, and set out plans for project and operational delivery both in the short and long term

Main duties of the job

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:
  • Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021.
  • National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do.
  • We are rated the sixth highest trust in the South East and in the top 25% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information, regarding the role please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application clearly reflects where you match them including any examples you would like to highlight.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • A complete and accurate application
  • Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • Evidence of essential experience for role
  • Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the personal specification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


East Surrey Hospital

Canada Avenue



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