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Digital Transformation Lead

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Your Health Partnership Primary Care Network (PCN) is looking to recruit an experienced digital transformation professional ideally with NHS experience. The post holder will work with our Directorate Lead and leadership team within our PCN to create a vision to guide service improvements, identify opportunities to make tangible positive transformation, and provide the inspiration, expertise and leadership to deliver changes in a collaborative way.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will plan, coordinate and directly support delivery of transformation activity in general practice within our PCN with a view to improving patient access, quality and continuity of care, staff and patient satisfaction, and the efficiency and sustainability of general practice services.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    The objective of the Digital Transformation Lead is to lead and develop a strategic plan to build a robust digital infrastructure for the PCN and to implement this to drive integrated working, build staff skills and capabilities, enhance patient access whilst protecting the workforce, improve digital accessibility for patients, consider the digital maturity of the PCN, consider the population's health needs and health inequalities within the community and is underpinned by a quality improvement methodology.

    Person Specification



    • Qualification or equivalent experience in Programme and Project Management methodologies such as PRINCE2 (Practitioner level) and Managing Successful oProgrammes (MSP)
    • Educated to Degree level and Postgraduate level qualification in e.g. business / management / change or another relevant subject or equivalent level qualification or significant experience of working at a similar level in a specialist area



    • Significant experience of using programme management and improvement techniques to drive change forward
    • Experience of working in general practice with a good working knowledge of general practice systems

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust Lyndon Primary Care Centre


    B71 4HJ

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