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Programme Support Officer

NHS TCS 2019: Band 5

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Programme Support Officer
Grade
NHS TCS 2019: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
984-N-YH-1-7773
Site
Don Valley House
Town
Sheffield
Salary
£24,214 per annum
Closing
27/02/2020 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.


Health Education England Yorkshire and the Humber oversees postgraduate medical education and training across the region. HEE is committed to the development of a medical and dental workforce that will support high quality patient care. Its vision is that everyone associated with health care in Yorkshire and the Humber will be committed to a lifetime of professional development, be proud of the care they provide, support and challenge one another and strive for ever-increasing standards of patient-centred care.

The Programme Support Officer is responsible for the provision of administrative and project support services for Programme Support / Speciality Schools within Health Education England. This exciting post will require the post-holder to work closely with HEE teams, external organisations and senior HEE colleagues/faculty. Key responsibilities will include supporting the team in the administration of various processes relating to the training of junior doctors/dentists; including, the co-ordination of assessments (ARCPs), rotations, meetings, events and conferences.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organisational and planning skills are essential, as is the ability to work on your own initiative and prioritising work effectively in order to meet deadlines.

The ideal candidate will be flexible and adaptable in their approach and able to deal confidently and sensitively with a wide range of people at all levels.

There are three HEE offices across Yorkshire and the Humber. The post will be based in Sheffield but there may be occasional travel to Leeds and Hull. 

Please note: this vacancy will be closed once 50 applications are received. 

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 5 with a full-time starting salary of

£24,214, with pay step increases as detailed below: After 2 years’ service: £26,970

After 4 years’ service: £30,615

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

Hannah Glew (hannah.glew@hee.nhs.uk)