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Project Officer

NHS TCS 2019: Band 6

Main area
Project Management
NHS TCS 2019: Band 6
Fixed Term until 31/03/2021 (Secondment only for current NHS employees)
37.5 hours per week
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Stewart House
£36,481 per annum (inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement)
31/10/2019 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 provide Project support to the National Mental Health Programme.

This role will be pivotal in the support of the ongoing operation of the new roles in MH project. The successful individual will have excellent administration skills, be a clear communicator, with good IT ability and, have experience in project reporting and finance management or transferable business process skills. You will be part of the team responsible for providing accurate and timely information about a number of work streams including the preparation of reports and presentations for formal committees and working groups.

Ideally based at our London or Leeds office working to the National Mental Health Programme Delivery Lead and Project Manager as part of a wider dynamic and busy programme team, where you will play a key role in enabling and delivering on a range of workstreams. This is a  fixed term role until the end of March 2020 with view to extend until 31/03/2021.  Ability to work independently and matrix style across workstreams and teams is expected. Some travel may be required.

The job description and person specification are an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The job holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager. As the team and the function develops the job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the Department and the Organisation.

Please note: Applicants from within the NHS will be offered on a secondment basis only,  agreement should be obtained from their employer prior to submitting the application.

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 6 with a full-time starting salary of

£36,481, with pay step increases as details below:

3 years: £39,030

6 years: £40,304

7 years: £41,559

8 years: £44,044

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Cheryl Crespo, Senior Business Manager