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Resourcing Transformation Project Lead

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Are you a highly motivated and hardworking individual with project management skills?

Are you already enjoying working on projects across organisations, or do you think this might be the right next step for you?

Do you feel this is an exciting time in health and social care and do you want to help shape the future way of working across both acute trusts and BNSSG?

If the answer to the above is YES then I'm delighted to make you aware of an exciting Project Lead post available on a fixed term or secondment basis, so why not come join our team?

This role is hosted by UHBW as part of the Acute Provider Collaborative but will work across NBT and the wider system. The Project Lead will report to the Joint Head of Resourcing Transformation and provide project management skills to enable the development and implementation of a single Resourcing service across both hospital trusts, including the opportunity to expand the service offer more widely across the BNSSG ICS. The post will involve close liaison with team members across UHBW, NBT, and BNSSG's Integrated Care System.

Interviews to take place on Wednesday May 1st, 2024

Main duties of the job

Manage a large and complex 12 month project from initiation to delivery, the post holder will work under the leadership of the Joint Head of Resourcing Transformation and work closely with the Acute Provider Collaborative Team, Resourcing, HR, and workforce Leads to:
  • Engage with the recruitment teams to motivate and support them to achieve the project deliverables and managing conflicts of interest from stakeholders
  • Lead and coordinate the delivery of the projects across the Acute Provider Collaborative
  • Develop project plans and collect appropriate data (qualitative and quantitative) and evaluate impact of the work stream activities
  • Prepare reports as requested for both Trust Boards and meetings and Acute Provider Collaborative Boards and meetings and other Governing structures as directed.
  • Establish links with other system and Southwest region wide programmes which impact on own work
  • Organise information sharing learning events/webinars, ensuring learning is shared across the Acute Provider Collaborative and more widely.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across Southwest England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the Southwest has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

The APC is one of three Provider Collaboratives in BNSSG ICB. Hosted by UHBW but working across NBT, UHBW as well as the wider system.

The Acute Provider Collaborative purpose is to use our collective experiences, expertise, and resources, we will work together to ensure that we provide the best care for patients, support, and development for our staff and that we are active partners to the wider community.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualifications
  • PRINCE2 or equivalent project management experience
  • Evidence of managing successful projects


  • Evidence of postgraduate qualification equivalent experience
  • Quality improvement methodology training/change management qualification
  • Leadership course completion/qualification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Strong management and leadership skills with a proven record of motivating people
  • Knowledge of transactional HR services and experience of working in complex people teams
  • Understanding the role and function of workforce in service delivery, patient outcomes, and experience
  • Ability to manage databases and data analysis using and maintaining appropriate data management systems such as eRosters
  • Familiarity with IT packages such as Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Evidence of the ability to confront and manage challenging issues taking a problem solving approach
  • Ability to interpret complex data, carry out gap analyses and develop recommendations for consideration including report writing skills
  • Evidence of robust project participation/delivery at an organisational level
  • Evidence of the delivery of sustainable change management and service improvement projects
  • Experience in or knowledge of process mapping


  • Proven staff management experience as a line manager with experience of recruitment, performance management, motivate and develop teams and working in partnership with those outside the organisation

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to work collaboratively and lead and sustain effective working relationships both internally and externally to the organisations
  • Self-motivated and resilient, with the ability to preserve order to achieve objectives and have the flexibility to take the views of others
  • Demonstrates understanding of Trust values and the role they play in the delivery of workforce needs
  • Advanced communication skills both written (complex report writing) and spoken, including formal presentation/facilitation skills
  • Ability to present effectively to large groups including senior staff and external bodiesAbility to present effectively to large groups including senior staff and external bodies


  • Politically astute and able to work with those with differing views to own
  • Experience of working across the health economy to deliver objectives

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)





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