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Project and Service Development Coordinator

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Depending on experience Per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
A fixed term/secondment for opportunity for 2 years has arisen in the Clinical Support Division for a Project and Service Development Coordinator to lead on the delivery of key Bowel Cancer Screening Projects.

The successful candidate will work as part of a small management team to improve the equity of the service, with a speciality in hard to reach groups, and will be supported by more junior staff in the implementation of specific tasks.

Main duties of the job

The role will facilitate new developments and service improvements to provide a quality service for patients across the Eastern Hub region, to enhance the services and the needs of the users, putting the focus on the patient pathway.

The role requires liaison with all types of stakeholders, as well as writing and presenting key reports.

This is a varied role, that requires supporting the programme and stakeholders to improve the equity of the service, with a speciality in hard to reach groups e.g prisoners, homeless and other groups.

Being able to confidently speak to stakeholders e.g. Commissioners, screening centres, clinical staff and transformation leads is essential.

You will have experience in leading teams of individuals and motivating them to help the delivery of projects and performance indicators. You will be able to work under pressure and work to deadlines, have good communication and negotiation skills, excellent planning, time management and organisational skills. You will be able to prioritise your workload and to delegate your team's workload throughout the day. You must be able to take on additional responsibility when required and be able use initiative to problem solve existing issues and any potential problems that may arise.

A positive, supportive and compassionate attitude towards leadership is essential.

We hold full UKAS Accreditation and staff are required to adhere to strict policies and procedures.

About us

With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.Detailed job description and person specificationPlease refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarize yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

The post holder will be responsible for providing Project and Service Development to the BCSP Eastern Hub Management Team. The role includes aspects of operational and performance management as well as service improvement to ensure that the service achieves its performance objectives.

Be competent in the use of the Bowel Cancer Screening Software, and able to contribute to data and reports.

Provide a resource to support project development and project implementation and take a lead for a number of designated projects.

Coordinates the BCSS (IT system) change management procedures.

Contributes to the planning and delivery of the Programme including supporting departmental systems and processes to ensure key objectives and targets are met.

The post holder is expected to ensure that agreed standards and targets are met in their area & represent the Eastern Hub at national meetings as appropriate.

Supports the Director, Hub Manager and Operational Manager in the delivery of Hub services as a member of the Management Team.

Understand and implement initiatives designed to improve services in line with BCSP objectives and nationally agreed targets.

Take a lead on specific projects and provides support to other projects and developments.

Contribute to the planning and implementation of new ways of working nad contribute to the Business Planning process.

Travel when necessary to national and Eastern Programme meetings, representing the Hub.

Human resources

Support and liaise with the Assistant Operational Manager, to ensure a cohesive office management approach.

Participate in the annual management review and ensures commit to personal development.

Maintains (and develops) sound internal communications systems within the Department Framework.

Takes and transcribes minutes at BCSP Hub senior meetings as required and circulate minutes and chase completion of action items

Information resources

Liaises and works with the Information Manager in the implementation and management of information systems within the Programme.

Develop expert knowledge of the BCSP software and provides a training resource to other members of the Hub.

Canvass and identify service improvement suggestions from Eastern Hub service users to the BCSS (IT) System and submit to change management procedure.

Update and action the Hubs BCSS (IT system) issue notification and change requests log as required.

Provide, as necessary, information to support the activity planning and performance monitoring processes of the service.

Audit and Development

Undertake audits of processes and procedures as part of the external accreditation of the management system to UKAS Accreditation standards.

Maintain and develop Standard Operating Procedures and other protocols for administrative tasks in the BCSP Hub according to department policy.

For further information about this post, prospective applicants are invited to contact Adam Barke on or Andrew Field on

Person Specification

Leading and Delivering Targets


  • Delivered on a project or on targets within a department


  • Experience of delivery project or targets within the NHS

Change Management


  • Been part of a team that has gone through some form of change, e.g. process


  • Lead a team through change effectively

Data Reporting and Analysis


  • Analysed data for use within a department


  • Reported on and analysed data to provide evidence for change



  • Planned for a new process within a department and carried it out


  • Written a plan for change, implemented it out and reviewed once implemented



  • Experience of directly line managing staff


  • More than two years' experience directly line managing staff
  • experience of cancer screening programmes
  • knowledge of project management tools



  • First degree or equivalent plus evidence of continuing education
  • Evidence of other management training beyond first degree level.

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals

Derby Road



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