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Project Officer

NHS TCS 2019: Band 6

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Project Officer
Grade
NHS TCS 2019: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
984-NAT-1-7081-A
Site
St Chad's Court
Town
Birmingham
Salary
£30,401 per annum
Closing
25/02/2020 23:59

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution. 

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.  

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently.  We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy’s pregnancy at work scheme.


We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to fulfil the role of Project Manager for Recruitment for the UK Foundation Programme Office (UKFPO), hosted by HEE.

This role is pivotal in the support of the ongoing operations of the UK Foundation Programme. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of the high profile annual UK-wide recruitment processes involving over 8,000 applicants across 20 foundation schools. The role will involve key work activities associated with the ongoing review of recruitment practices on an annual basis through close collaboration with stakeholders from the four devolved administrations, the General Medical Council (GMC), Medical Schools Council (MSC), NHS Employers and UK medical schools.

As Project Manager, duties will involve contributing the national recruitment timelines and providing operational oversight for recruitment workstreams to support the transition from undergraduate education to postgraduate training and employment as a junior doctor. The postholder will be involved in the annual review of all recruitment processes and will be expected to provide reports and updates at national meetings.

The postholder will help to shape developments to foundation training across the UK through dialogue both junior doctors and senior clinicians and promote and raise awareness of the role of the UKFPO.

The postholder will have line management responsibility for two Project Support Officers and two Programme Administrators, plus any temporary staff members recruited to support periods of peak demand.

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 6 with a full-time starting salary of £30,401, with pay step increases as detailed below:

After 2 years’ service: £33,176
After 5 years’ service £37,890

These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review.

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Further details / informal visits contact

 Jason Mistry, Deputy Foundation Programme Manager

Jason.mistry@foundationprogramme.nhs.uk