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Planning and Business Frameworks Support Lead

Lincolnshire Community Health Service NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The role will be an integral part of the wider Finance and Business Intelligence directorate, working with the planning and business frameworks team to ensure that our clinical and corporate teams have what they need to deliver effective patient care through the successful planning and delivery of services and resources.The postholder will be responsible for assisting with ensuring that all statutory frameworks, reporting, compliance, and standards are operated and adhered to, working in collaboration with the wider FBI directorate, internal and external stakeholders to drive great care close to home.The role will include the undertaking and continuous improvement of the annual planning and performance management processes.This post will have a clear line of sight to patients and work collaboratively with the wider Finance and Business Intelligence directorate and beyond, supporting the tactical delivery of key priorities and the strategic direction.The Planning & Business Frameworks Support Lead is responsible for supporting the Strategy and Planning in the delivery of the required outputs as detailed in project and programme plans associated with strategy and business development activities.The postholder will be innovative in creating insight great care close to home and work collaboratively to deliver improvements to patient outcomes.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for highly motivated candidate. People who see a problem or a challenge and work through/ around it in innovative and collaborative ways. Time management and prioritisation skills are key. The ability to relate to different people, in differing situations is paramount.

You will be able to produce high quality complex documents that are presented at trust committees and trust board, working with stakeholders to update these documents.

You will be able to apply a methodical approach to planning and apply a consistent approach to the trust business framework.

About us

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust is in the top 25 per cent of all community trusts for overall staff engagement in the 2021 NHS National Staff Survey.

At LCHS, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in LCHS' workforce.

LCHS recognises the increasing demand for more flexibility in working practices in order to accommodate the personal goals and commitments that employees experience at different stages during their working lives. Flexible working opportunities such as part-time working, compressed hours, job shares, and hybrid working models can help staff to balance their personal and work commitments. Arrangements can be put in place if it can be shown that the needs of the individual can be balanced with those of the service and the impact on other team members, enabling the Trust to recruit and retain skilled staff, raise staff morale, reduce absenteeism and respond to changing service needs more effectively.

We are an ambassador of a learning culture that will support the right individual to progress in their chosen career through an 'earn while you learn' apprenticeship programme. Visit our Learning and Development page to find out more

Job description

Job responsibilities

1. Lincolnshire Community Health Service requires all staff to safeguard children, young people and adults. All staff are required to access the organisational policies, also the Local Safeguarding Children Board and the Local Safeguarding Adults Board policies and procedures that underpin the safeguarding agenda. The safeguarding policies to be followed are found at and LCHS policies, procedures and guideline - It is a condition of your employment that as an employee you are expected to adhere to our policies, procedures and guidelines. These can all be found on the Trusts website.3. Champion the FBI Strategy priorities and objectives, ensuring that professional contribution is clearly aligned to Trust priorities and objectives.4. To assist with the coordination and facilitation of delivery of the trusts business planning which includes, production of a suite of high quality clinical and operational strategies and plans, and Integrated Business Plan and meeting internal and external deadlines.5. Maintain a system for monitoring and reporting of delivery against the operational plan.6. To produce, maintain and coordinate on the delivery of the organisations operational plan to include engagement with services and stakeholders, produce all formal and governance reporting, reporting timetables so as to provide assurance to the Executive Team, board sub committees and Trust Board.7. Maintain the system for monitoring and reporting of delivery against the operational plan and support the continuous improvement in the business development processes of the Trust.8. To maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders including service managers.9. Lead on the creation, maintenance and responsible for the Healthroster system for FBI Directorate which covers rosters, annual leave, sickness and leave entitlements.10. Support the Lead Planning and Business Frameworks Manager with meetings and workshops with corporate and operational teams to develop strategic frameworks.11. Responsible for the line management of the FBI Administrator and the Planning and Business Framework officer and for their development and performance.12. Cover for team members as and when necessary, including the Lead Planning and Business Frameworks Manager where appropriate.13. Support with communication of complex and sensitive business/ service information.14. Support with ensuring that all statutory frameworks, reporting, compliance and standards are operated and adhered to, and that products are high quality and delivered in a timely manner.15. Lead, implement and maintain the BAU FBI Framework system in support of the teams reporting obligations by ensuring that the deadlines for formalreporting are met.16. Preparing and monitoring of processes that evaluate, implement and maintain business planning control and systems policies and procedures this impacts beyond their own area as has an effect on organisational strategies.17. Provides training or assistance to service users in all aspects of business development and planning as well as the development and training of LCHS managers to disseminate` good business practice

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Employer details

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Lincolnshire Community Health Service NHS Trust


Beech House

Waterside South



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