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Project Manager

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, organised and creative individual to join our friendly and supportive research business team. This important role will manage our award winning STARS research education and training programme and linked projects. You will also develop and manage our research communications and events such as our annual conference. The role will be blended working with a combination of working from home and the offices in Stafford.

Main duties of the job

  • You will manage the day to day running of the STARS research education programme as well as using your initiative to look for opportunities to develop and improve the programmeYou will support with other linked projects, using your project management skills to provide advice, information and support where required
  • You will use your creativity and communications experience to work with the business team to develop and implement a communications plan across different media including social media, webpages, newsletter articles, videos etc in order to raise the profile of the research department.
  • You will lead the organisation of research and innovation events such as the annual conference.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Working within a friendly and supportive team led by the Research Senior Business Manager you will:
  • Manage the day to day running of the STARS research and education programme, supported by an administrator
  • Continuously evaluate the STARS programme, looking for areas of improvement, developing proposals and implementing them where required
  • Support with projects related to STARS where required
  • Lead on the department communications plan, working with others to create content in a variety of different media and ensuring communications are promoted effectively
  • Monitor and manage research department social media accounts according to Trust guidance
  • Manage the organisation of all research and innovation related events such as the annual conference
  • Provide line management to Business Support Assistants

Person Specification



  • Project management experience
  • Experience of developing and implementing digital communications


  • Experience in the NHS



  • Skills in use of Microsoft Office products

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


St Georges Hospital

Corporation Street


ST16 3AG

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