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Workforce Planning Support Officer

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
  • To support the Workforce Planning Business Partner in ensuring reporting, recording and coordinating of Trust workforce operational requests are completed and monitored.
  • Collaborating with ICS/Internal/External stakeholders to provide timely narrative and number workforce submissions.
  • Assisting with accurate workforce planning metrics within the Workforce Dashboard
  • Manage projects relating to Workforce Planning and be a key point of contact for Workforce Planning enquiries.

Main duties of the job

- No budget responsibilities

Working with the Workforce Planning Lead on the development of a Workforce Planning Programme for UHDB which supports the strategic and operational aims and objectives of the Trust.

The post holder will support and assist with the delivery, analysis and evaluation of relevant workforce planning and reporting and recording on workforce KPIs.

This post holder will work across the organisation and Derbyshire and Staffordshire Integrated Care System (ICS) to support system wide workforce planning.

Closing date of applications: 21 July 2024

Interview date: 2 August 2024

If you are applying for an Internal Secondment, please ensure you have spoken to your line manager and have their support prior to your application. Please speak to the Recruitment Team if you have any questions.

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • Staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments a day.
  • We are the 4 th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.
  • UHDB is a research active University Hospital with a large and varied portfolio of clinical trials and research opportunities for all staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience

Experience and Knowledge


  • Working knowledge / experience of project management, analytical thinking and development of project plans
  • Experience of facilitating change.


  • Business administration, HR administration or Project management Qualification
  • Experience of working within Workforce Planning or Workforce Development/ Organisational Development

Skills and Ability


  • Demonstrate experience of co-ordinating complex projects within a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Experience of working with and analysing data and the ability to identify trends and develop narratives

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

New Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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