Project Manager

Job ID: 671614
Location: Stafford
Category: Health
Salary: 31,383 - 41,379 pro rata negotiable
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Job Reference: 301-AK-17-45393

Employer:South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Service DevelopmentLocation:StaffordSalary:31,383 - 41,379 pro rata

This is your opportunity to be part of something outstanding!

We are delighted to announce that following the CQC inspection our final Trust rating is an overall Good.
This means a Good for all 5 domains: Safe, Effective, Caring, Well-led, Responsive.
We are one of only four Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Trusts to achieve this for all 5 domains and the only one in the West Midlands.
Our Community Services for Older People was rated as outstanding.
Our Trust provides mental health, learning disability and children and family services across South Staffordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. We have over 350 inpatient beds and a broad range of community services such as crisis resolution and home treatment, early intervention and memory services.
Specialist mother and baby, eating disorder and medium secure forensic mental health services care for patients from across the region and we have contracts across the country for IAPT, addiction and some health services in prisons as well as hosting a network for inpatient mental health care for serving military personnel.
Our 3,500 staff serve a local population of 1.1 million in Shropshire and South Staffordshire, and within a range of services based from Leeds to the Isle of Wight and Liverpool to Cambridge.
We are an innovative and forward thinking organisation with an expanding portfolio of services. This means we can offer our staff genuine opportunities to develop their careers, gaining experience working across a number of specialisms. We are renowned for investing in and supporting our employees and have a strong ethos of continuous professional development. We are one of the HSJ Best Places to Work in 2015.

Band 7 - 37.5 hrs/wk (18 months fixed term)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fixed term post as Project Manager in the Foundation Trust's Service Development Team. You will work alongside Divisional Managers, Clinical Leads, Operational Teams as well as Executive and Clinical Directors, Programme Management Office, Commissioners and external stakeholders.
You will be responsible for the delivery of SSSFT Service Development IT Projects.
The purpose of this role is to support the day-to-day management of the South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Service Development Team Programme Plan and to assist with the development and implementation of a Mobile Voice Dictation and Voice to Text solution. The post operates in a technical environment and therefore requires a high capability for project planning, complex document production, research and project management competence
You will be a self-motivated team player, dedicated to supporting the provision of high quality services. You must possess strong organisational skills, be able to deliver objectives within an agreed timeframe, have excellent people and communication skills to maintain effective communication links and have a flexible approach to the evolving needs of the service. It is essential that you have previous NHS experience and knowledge of Service Developments.
For an initial discussion please contact Upkar Jheeta on 0300 790 7000.
Closing date: 27th March 2017
Interview Date: 30th March 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. . . . . . . . . . . .

1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE - All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.
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3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment.
South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to be registered with the DBS Update Service.
The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.
PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.

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Job Type:Fixed term (18 months)Working pattern:37.5Pay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:7Staff Group:Administrative & Clerical

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:03/04/2017Interview Date:06/04/2017Contact Name:upkar jheetaEmail Address:upkar.jheeta@sssft.nhs.ukTelephone:0300 790 7000

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