Programme Manager – Digital & TEC (Care Homes & Community)
University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust
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An exciting fixed term opportunity has arisen for a Programme Manager to join Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) to develop our approach to digital and Tech Enabled Care (TEC), broadening our engagement with care homes and the community as part of the primary care programme portfolio at Wessex AHSN.
About the team:
Now is a great time to join the AHSN. Were at an exciting time in our history: weve got a very successful seven years under our belt, and an exciting future ahead working to grow and support health innovation across Dorset, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and Southern Wiltshire; and also working with our fellow AHSN colleagues, NHS England, NHS Improvement and the Office for Life Sciences as we look to have national impact for NHS patients in England.
Main duties of the job
You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.
To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.
Secondments will also be considered for the role.
Wessex AHSN is a company limited by guarantee, owned by the NHS and hosted by University Hospital Southampton.Wessex AHSN is based in Southampton Science Park in Chilworth, in a bright modern office. Easily accessible from the M3, M27 and Southampton Parkway train station, the location offers free parking with a newly-redeveloped caf area on site. 27 acres of the Science Park site are designated a protected Conservation Area and open to staff.Wessex AHSN is keen to ensure that staff have a successful work/ life balance and offers flexible working dependant on the requirements of the role.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Primary Care Innovation, this is an exciting opportunity to lead the delivery of a comprehensive programme to support our members in delivering their digital and TEC strategies in line with ambitions outlined in the Long Term Plan. This will involve working with health and social care partners across the Wessex region, including primary care, patients, local authorities, care home associations, research bodies, private sector, innovators and the voluntary & community sector to achieve common goals to address inequality.
What you'll do:
The post holder will be responsible for delivery of the AHSNs Digital & TEC programme with a focus on care homes and the community. Partnership working will be a critical part of the role to maximise the impact of shared learning, approaches and implementation. A key part of the role will involve co-production of digital inclusion approaches, tools and real world evaluations with our ICSs. A budget is in place to support this work and ensure that it informs service delivery and design in the future.
Working within a small team, along with a wider network of support, you will project manage digital and technology projects within the primary care programme portfolio for Wessex AHSN.
Joining us at a critical time in our journey, you will work with teams across Wessex to deliver a programme of continuous improvement and culture change and will also have the opportunity to contribute to the wider regional development agendas as well as working across the national AHSN network
What we're looking for:
We are looking for someone with demonstrable experience of addressing health inequalities and knowledge of digital and technology adoption with the health & care sector. You will have the ability to operate at a senior level within a fast-paced environment; a track record in achieving success and successfully implementing complex projects that may involve more than one partner.
The role would suit an individual who has well developed programme management skills with a health and social care background and who is also interested in developing real world evaluation skills in innovation adoption in the NHS. It is highly desirable that the post holder has some experience of business change activities. Skills in digital health are essential.
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Special requirements of the post
Aptitudes and skills required
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University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust
28 April 2021
Agenda for change
£45,753 to £51,668 a year