Project Manager - East Surrey Ageing Well Programme

Alliance for Better Care Ltd.

The closing date is 29 June 2022

Job summary

Alliance for Better Care is working with our partners in the East Surrey place to recruit roles to support our innovative Aging Well programme. This programme aims to try out new approaches and services to ensure that care for everyone in East Surrey as they get older is preventative, holistic and enables them to live at home as long as possible and die well.

We are looking for a Project Manager and would be very keen to speak to any interested candidates as can be flexible in how the role is delivered. If you would like to know more after reading the JD please contact Katherine Saunders, Chief Exec and SRO for this programme on

Main duties of the job

Ageing Well Programme

The shared purpose of this multi-agency programme is to:

To work together on transformational projects across our organisational boundaries, sharing best practice and expertise and keeping the patient at the centre so that care for people as they get older is preventative, holistic, has less hand offs and enables them to live at home as long as possible and die well.

The purpose of this role is to provide project management support to the programme, both overall steering group and projects and enable those working in the groups to achieve their desired outcomes.

About us

Alliance for Better Care Ltd (ABC) is the federation of the 47 East Surrey, Crawley Horsham and Mid Sussex GP practices, established in 2014, and comprising twelve Primary Care Networks. ABC is a Community Interest Company. ABC’s mission is to transform how people manage their health in their community so that we all live happier lives.

Our core values are:

• Innovation

• Honesty

• Care

• Inclusivity

• Delivery

We have grown rapidly over the last three years and are seen as industry leaders in how we develop and transform our communities through Primary Care Networks and deliver high quality clinical services at scale, ensuring that no one is left behind.

We live out our value of inclusivity in the way we work with our partner organisations and our recognition that patients interact with multiple organisations throughout their lives, the more closely we can work together, the better the experience they will have. 

One element of this is how we work with our partners in the East Surrey Place to transform health care for our population. ABC lead the Ageing Well working group in this respect and are therefore hosting project management and analytical support for this work stream

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Establishing Rigorous Project Management

Produce and own the overall programme plan for the Ageing Well Programme to include the following sub groups:

Primary Prevention

Anticipatory Care Hubs

Frailty Virtual Wards

Ensure that working and steering groups have appropriate information to understand what they are aiming for and whether they are on track.

Work in an agile way to keep action notes from meetings and share documents through MS Teams to minimize the overall administrative burden of the programme.

Liaison with partners

Linking with the CCG and providers involved in the programme is key to this role, key relationships are as follows:

CCG: Head of Transformation and Delivery, Place PHM Programme Lead, Senior Programme Lead, Head of Primary Care, Clinical Leads

First Community: Chief Operating Officer & Ageing Well Programme Director, Head of UCR, Transformation Lead

SASH: Integrated Discharge Team Lead, Geriatricians

All members of the Ageing Well Steering Group and Teams

Financial Reporting

To ensure that any project budgets are tracked and necessary information is provided to the ABC finance team, to share reporting as required.


In liaison with the People Services team at ABC to progress any further recruitment required within the programme or to link with HR in other organisations and gain updates on recruitment.

Analysis for Improvement

To work with the Project Analyst to ensure that we have data to show impact of improvement cycles made within the programme.

Quality Improvement Techniques

To attend training and develop use of QI techniques in support of the transformation programme such as PDSA cycles, KanBan and Lean Thinking methodologies.

Other duties

This is a varied role and you may be asked to take on other responsibilities in line with the seniority of the post.

Please see full Job Description for further information.

Person Specification



  • Degree level or equivalent experience with sound Maths and English results


  • Project Management Qualification
  • Business management qualification



  • Understanding of stages of project management and effectives methods of tracking a project
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Knowledge of service development to improve quality and efficiency


  • Understanding of whole system approach to care



  • Experience of working on defined projects, producing project plans and liaising with people in a senior position
  • Experience of working to deadlines and delivering high quality written work with minimum supervision


  • Health care experience

Skills / Abilities


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work flexibly, use initiative and prioritise workload and delegate
  • Sound financial acumen and business management skills
  • Ability to establish excellent working relationships
  • Pro-active self-starter able to set and deliver own objectives


  • Commitment and evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Change management skills and ability to cope with stress and ambiguity



  • Champion of equality and valuing diversity
  • Operates at all time in line with Confidentiality and Data Protection Act

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Alliance for Better Care Ltd.


Horley Health Hub

120 Victoria Road




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Date posted

15 June 2022

Pay scheme



£40,147.36 a year


Fixed term


12 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Horley Health Hub

120 Victoria Road




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