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Project Support Officer

NHS TCS 2018: Band 5

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Project Support Officer
NHS TCS 2018: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Blenheim House
£23,023 - £29,608
11/12/2018 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.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as a key member of the National Nursing Programme Team within the Directorate of Education and Quality.

This role will be busy and varied. As the Project Support Officer to the national nursing programme you will be support the day to day management of a portfolio of projects.  Working closely with the Deputy Chief Nurse, Nursing Programme Manager and members of the senior nursing team.

This role will have a primary responsibility to work with the Senior Lead Nurse on the implementation and embedding of the Nursing Associate role. With a focus on facilitating the expansion of existing and new partnerships and the monitoring and reporting on the progress of trainees on programme. This role will also be the day to day project support for the five key legacy RePAIR projects looking to reduce pre-registration attrition and improve retention. Working directly with the senior academic lead.

This role is key to the success of the programme and requires extensive experience in supporting projects and programmes in complex organizational environments, maintaining accurate and timely project records and coordinating the secretariat function for the teams, working groups and meetings.

The successful candidate should:

  • Have experience of working at a National Level
  • Have knowledge of the national professional agenda and its challenges
  • Be able to evidence a high degree of data collection and analytical competency with strong presentational skills
  • Experience of tracking budget spend, raising and monitoring POs and the setup of MOA’s
  • Possess excellent organizational and administrative skills and be capable of working under your own initiative on identified project
  • Have experience of working with multiple stakeholder at all levels, including Regional Directors, Regional Chief Nurses and Senior Nursing Academics
  • Have the ability to build strong working relationships with regional and local colleagues to communicate information to support the delivery of the programmes
  • Experience of handling confidential and sensitive information and ensuring compliance with GDPR regulation
  • Proficient in using Microsoft office packages and other software packages including Bristol Online Survey and Oracle

Location: Leeds

Hours: Up to 37.5

Interview date to be confirmed

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Fran Kilbride