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Organisation Development Advisor

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time

Job Details

We have a fabulous opportunity for a person experienced in developing people, teams, services and organisations.

We are able to offer a 1-year opportunity to work in the Organisation Development Team, whose purpose is to support the development of leadership and culture, in a large NHS provider organisation, with exciting developments ahead.

Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and self-motivated and have experience of working in the organisation development function in a large complex and dynamic organisation. They will offer excellent communication, facilitation, teamwork and leadership skills, as well critical thinking and project management skills.

Interview date expected to be : 1 and 8 May 2024

Main duties of the job

The OD team deliver a diverse range of leadership and culture interventions in partnership with internal clients and external partners. The role is within the OD service which has objectives to support the delivery of the Trust People strategy including leadership and management development strategy development and implementation, and Culture development strategies and their implementation. To achieve the service objectives, the following are involved:
  • Delivering a professional and specialist OD and leadership development consultancy service to meet organisational needs to include the selection and application of a variety of OD and change management methodologies and approaches to address the complexities of the situations presented.
  • Implementing strategic OD projects and initiatives to embed Trust values and behaviours and the cultural change required to support the delivery of the Trust strategy and the People Strategy, including the People promise
  • Coordinating the delivery of Leadership development programmes in collaboration with internal trust colleagues, external trainers, and higher education partners, and manage the communications with and support the learning journey for the Leadership programme participants.
  • Supporting the OD team's communications, marketing and digital transformation to promote and support the delivery of virtual development programmes.

  • About us

    A wide range of staff benefits are available to our staff including staff development, enrolment in the NHS pension scheme, auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service, access to nurseries at EDGH and Conquest, staff restaurants and on-site staff accommodation.

    In addition to an internal Occupational Health department, all staff also have access to free psychological support through our confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available to staff 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Onsite parking is available from only �30 a year.

    There has never been a better time to join East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, submit your application today.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see the attached job description and person specification. If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

    Person Specification



    • Educated to master's level in a relevant area or equivalent level of experience working at a similar level.
    • Project management or equivalent knowledge skills and experience gained from contributing to the management of projects.



    • Experience of working within an Organisational Development function
    • Experience of contracting with key personnel to elicit aims and objectives scoping issues, which can be complex designing activities and programmes to meet the aims and objectives delivering and evaluating interventions.
    • Experience of facilitating groups both small and large applying a range of approaches as agreed and appropriate to the situation, ability to A/! NHS Experience A FORM B1 coordinate and chair successful meetings.
    • Experience of enabling the learning of colleagues through the delivery of development sessions
    • Working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders


    • NHS Experience
    • Experience of working with a variety of partners or organisations across the integrated care system and NHS Leadership Academy (NHSE/I).

    Employer details

    Employer name

    East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust



    Kings Drive


    BN21 2UD

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