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Workforce Transformation Programme Support Manager

NHS TCS 2018: Band 7

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Programme Support
NHS TCS 2018: Band 7
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Piccadilly Place
£33,222 - £38,890
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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.

Health Education England (HEE) exists for one reason only: to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.

HEE's North region supports the delivery of HEE’s functions locally through bringing together education providers and health service providers to plan, train and develop the healthcare workforce. 

Our objective is to ensure that we have compassionate, knowledgeable and highly skilled people who have the education and training they need to keep the population well and deliver the best possible clinical outcomes for patients. 

Applications are invited for the role of Workforce Transformation Programme Support Manager within Health Education England, working across the North of England and Greater Manchester Health and Care Partnership. 

The role is a 24 month fixed-term post / secondment and is based in Manchester, Piccadilly Place 3 working across sites, with travel across Greater Manchester and the North of England as required.

The Programme Support Manager role is responsible for leading a defined set of interdependent projects and the associated business change activities. They have primary responsibility for successful delivery of the required outcomes, including the establishment of appropriate governance and assurance, monitoring progress, managing risks and issues and ensuring the business readiness for change.

The role is designed to support the Workforce and Education Transformation Lead in delivering HEE’s mandated priority programmes and workforce and education transformation agenda. The post holder will work with other members of the Greater Manchester Workforce Programme Team to ensure their workstreams and programmes are planned, managed and aligned effectively and will take the lead in assisting in their successful delivery. The post holder will work with other members of the Workforce Transformation team including those in other STP facing roles across the region and wider HEE team to ensure their workstreams and programmes are planned and managed effectively and will take the lead in assisting in their successful delivery.  

Key areas will include:

  • Management of governance and support to Greater Manchester’s Strategic Workforce Collaborative Board, Workforce Collaborative Steering Group and Education Transformation Sub Group.
  • Team lead role on evaluation of projects and sustainability.
  • Team lead role on new roles promoting the STAR tool to generate evidence based learning for wider adoption.

Please note: Candidates are reminded that, if you are applying on a secondment basis, you must have agreement with your current manager that if successful you will be released for the period of the secondment.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Michelle Featherstone, Workforce and Education Transformation Lead


Closing Date:              10th December 2018

Interviews:                   17th December 2018