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Project Support Officer

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground breaking mental health partnership established to revolutionise mental health care and give Birmingham's children, young people and young adults up to age 25, the modern service that they need and deserve.

Forward Thinking Birmingham's Project Management Office is looking for a high quality, driven Project Support Officer (PSO) to join the team. This is an office-based post that will give the postholder the opportunity to work across the city with a high level of autonomy, and with a wide range of operational and clinical colleagues to deliver strategically important pieces of work. Homeworking is possible.

Main duties of the job

Our vision is to be the first city where mental health problems are not a barrier to children, young people or young adults achieving their dreams. Our ambitious mission is to exceed all expectations of what mental health services can achieve for children, young people and young adults in Birmingham resetting the bar for generations to come.

Could you be part of this by joining the PMO Team? Young people have told us that the people who work within FTB are key to their experience, just as important as the actual care they receive.. We are looking for staff who are committed to delivering safe, caring and innovative solutions to mental health services for 0-25s.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in a specialised area
  • Evidence of continuous personal development


  • PRINCE 2 Foundation

Knowledge and Experience


  • Administration/support experience
  • Stakeholder engagement, able to present information to varying stakeholders
  • Experience of producing routine reports and business paper/documents
  • Experience of working within a health care setting
  • Capable of managing own workload and working to tight and often challenging deadlines

Analytical and Judgement Skills


  • Able to understand risks and issues to project delivery and provide mitigating options to meet project standards
  • Able to provide and receive complex information, able to extract, interpret and analyse information and support the production of reports
  • Ability to plan and organise complex activities or tasks
  • Ability to work on own initiative and unsupervised, able to work with a high degree of autonomy

Professional / Managerial / Specialist Knowledge


  • Effective team worker


  • Ability to persuade clinicians and senior managers to provide information to deadline.

Personal Skills / Abilities and Attributes


  • Able to work to a high level of accuracy with attention to detail
  • Able to communicates sensitive information about performance and change
  • Able to engage effectively with Senior Leaders
  • Able to take instructions and move tasks to completion
  • Self-starter and highly motivated

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Printing House Street


B4 6DF

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