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Project Support Manager - ODN (XN05)

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the West Yorkshire Hepatitis C Operational Delivery Network (ODN) based at Leeds Teaching Hospitals as a Project Support Manager to support our Community Liver Health Checks Project and our Community Outreach Services on a 12 to 18 months secondment or fixed term contract.

The successful candidate will be part of a team working on a pilot for Community Liver Health Checks and pathways associated with the project. They will be able to work in a flexible hybrid way through a combination of office-based and remote working.

The post holder will work alongside a Project Manager and support the review and development of pathways, to improve how we manage patient care pathways and how we engage with patients. Duties will also include looking at the patients experience along the care pathway, undertaking patient surveys and supporting patients forums as part of the project.

Ideally applicants will have knowledge of and understand the principles of project management, however a formal project management qualification is not required. Exceptional organization skills and flexibility are required as this is a fast paced evolving project, that is linked with a number of other projects within the ODN.

For Further Information, Please contact Diane Williams ODN manager on 07747 221578 or email or Marie Grayson Project Manager on 07747 221298 or email

Main duties of the job

The post holder has a significant level of discretion to manage their own workload, seeking guidance from the ODN team as required.

The post holder will:

Provide day to day support for project activities which including project planning, monitoring and management, change control, quality, risk and issue monitoring and project reporting.

Provide support to the Project manager undertaking specific tasks as directed

Support with the patient experience work linked to the project, looking at surveys, attending patient forums and support groups

About us

West Yorkshire Liver Care Operational Delivery Network (WYLCODN)

WYLCODN is a managed clinical network hosted by Leeds teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) for the treatment of hepatitis C. The network comprises of four trusts including LTHT who work closely together to provide treatment services for hepatitis C in the West Yorkshire area.

The network has strong links with local drug treatment services and primary care to ensure that their clients and patients have clear pathways in place for referral to the treatment services in secondary care. The network manages projects and initiatives to support the national Hepatitis C Elimination Programme, across the West Yorkshire area. The Community Liver Health Checks Project is the newest initiative under the Elimination Programme and West Yorkshire ODN is one of 12 ODNs undertaking this project

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Project Support Manager will manage and support projects for the West Yorkshire Liver Care ODN linked to the national Hepatitis C elimination agenda. Responsible for organising, managing and delivering key elements of ODN projects as assigned, and provide support to the ODN Manager, ODN Clinical Lead providing a coordinated approach to project management.

Person Specification

Additional requirements


  • Placing a high value on the quality of services provided, acting professionally with integrity and honesty, with a commitment to collaborative working Able to fulfil Occupational Health requirements



  • Project management approaches, for example PRINCE2 or awareness of Project management approaches Evidence of continued professional development. Experience of working in NHS.


  • Basic understanding of organisational structure within an acute trust. Commercial awareness



  • Degree level qualification or equivalent gained by experience and training. Alternatively suitable candidate must be prepared to undertake a project management course.

Skills & behaviours


  • Pro-active Self-directed Team working and be able to develop excellent working relationships with all levels of staff within the Trust and external organisations IT literate in the use of MS Word, Exc

Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals


St. James's University Hospital

Beckett Street



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