IQUIPS Accreditation Project Manager

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

The closing date is 26 July 2024

Job summary

Job Title - IQUIPS Accreditation Project Manager

Hours per week - 37.5

Permanent/Fixed Term - Secondment 9 Months

Salary - £43,742-£50,056 Per Annum

Closing Date: 26th July 2024

Interview Date: TBC

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications so you are advised to apply promptly. We would like to thank previous applicants for their interest but they need not apply.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertiseand enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.

Careers at George Eliot - 'Where you make a difference'

Main duties of the job

The Project Manager will work as part of a dynamic team to deliver quality improvement and service delivery projects supporting clinical, operational and corporate managers within the GEH. The post holder will be expected to lead and deliver the Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) scheme and support the Physiological sciences clinical team to achieve IQUIPS accreditation. This will involve the production of plans and documentation through the project lifecycle, ensuring all identified objectives are met, risks are managed, and benefits released from the implementation of new clinical models / pathways and ways of working.

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits:On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Date posted

05 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum

Contract

Secondment

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

230-36782466-CORP-A

Job locations

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street

Nuneaton

CV10 7DJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

You will work within the Physiological Sciences services providing support to the clinical team through the IQUIPS accreditation process. Your work will be directly supporting need of improving in clinical service delivery. Your work will involve a wide range of diversity from IT to direct patient care initiatives, working with multi-disciplinary teams from range of backgrounds. You will be part of a team and organisation with a continuous improvement and learning culture and will get a great grounding in range of projects within the hospital and as well as linking in with wider partners, stakeholders and patient & public.

There will be opportunities to develop and apply your project organisational and project support skills to deliver improvement and build your knowledge of improvement methodologies.

The post holders key responsibilities are to:

To lead on the delivery of assigned improvement programme areas, working alongside clinical and managerial colleagues to secure successful outcomes that positively impact on patients / service users' safety and quality.

To plan and organise activities to support the strategic direction of their portfolio of projects and programmes within the GEH improvement programmes to improve services for our population, ensuring service improvements are achievable and sustainable with benefits realisation plans to support the projects.

To coordinate the development of new pathways, processes, protocols and policies to support change management work arising within the programme areas.

To proactively monitor progress, issues and risks in projects for which the post holder is lead, taking corrective and mitigating action where necessary, in line with PMO governance.

Produce routine and ad hoc reports as required to support communication of progress, highlight issues and risks, and generally promote the work of the Programme in delivering significant projects.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will work within the Physiological Sciences services providing support to the clinical team through the IQUIPS accreditation process. Your work will be directly supporting need of improving in clinical service delivery. Your work will involve a wide range of diversity from IT to direct patient care initiatives, working with multi-disciplinary teams from range of backgrounds. You will be part of a team and organisation with a continuous improvement and learning culture and will get a great grounding in range of projects within the hospital and as well as linking in with wider partners, stakeholders and patient & public.

There will be opportunities to develop and apply your project organisational and project support skills to deliver improvement and build your knowledge of improvement methodologies.

The post holders key responsibilities are to:

To lead on the delivery of assigned improvement programme areas, working alongside clinical and managerial colleagues to secure successful outcomes that positively impact on patients / service users' safety and quality.

To plan and organise activities to support the strategic direction of their portfolio of projects and programmes within the GEH improvement programmes to improve services for our population, ensuring service improvements are achievable and sustainable with benefits realisation plans to support the projects.

To coordinate the development of new pathways, processes, protocols and policies to support change management work arising within the programme areas.

To proactively monitor progress, issues and risks in projects for which the post holder is lead, taking corrective and mitigating action where necessary, in line with PMO governance.

Produce routine and ad hoc reports as required to support communication of progress, highlight issues and risks, and generally promote the work of the Programme in delivering significant projects.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • oDemonstrable experience of developing Plans and implementing new ways of working and facilitate collaborative working.
  • oExperience of setting up and implementing internal processes and procedures
  • oDemonstrated experience of coordinating projects and delivering change in complex and challenging environments
  • oKnowledge of the NHS, including structures, current policy and decision-making, and wider strategic and political issues
  • oPrevious experience of working in fast-paced and rapidly changing project environment
  • oExperience of working across organisational boundaries with a wide range of stakeholders, including clinicians
  • oExperienced as working as part of a team, and ability to work well with others to achieve joint objectives
  • oExperience of and ability to build & maintain relationships with staff and stakeholders within a challenging environment
  • oEvidence of service development or practice innovation
  • oKnowledge of NHS information sources to underpin analysis
  • oComprehensive knowledge of project principles, techniques and tools, such as Prince 2 and MSP
  • oEvidence of success in effective project and programme management.

Desirable

  • oKnowledge and experience of delivering change management and transformation within the NHS, or public sector.
  • oExperience working as a project manager: including change management and workforce/ service re-design, acquired through training and experience to post-degree level or equivalent.

Qualifications

Essential

  • oEducated to post-degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area.
  • oEvidence of PRINCE 2 / MSP or equivalent level of experience and knowledge, including formal project management tools and experience of project reporting.

Desirable

  • oFurther training or significant experience in project management or supporting change management processes.

Skills

Essential

  • oAbility to apply project management discipline and processes to a programme of projects to maximise delivery.
  • oStrong interpersonal and oral/ written communication skills
  • oAbility to communicate complex information to a wide audience, including at relevant board meetings
  • oProblem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands
  • oAbility to collect, collate, interpret and present complex data, including using Excel
  • oExcellent attention to detail
  • oAble to manage conflict effectively
  • oFast-thinking and resourceful individual with an ability to balance competing priorities in a high pressure environment
  • oAble to plan and prioritise own caseload using time management skills and adapt to unpredictable work patterns.
  • oHave the ability to analyse and develop a range of options
  • oHave the ability to anticipate and resolve problems before they arise
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • oDemonstrable experience of developing Plans and implementing new ways of working and facilitate collaborative working.
  • oExperience of setting up and implementing internal processes and procedures
  • oDemonstrated experience of coordinating projects and delivering change in complex and challenging environments
  • oKnowledge of the NHS, including structures, current policy and decision-making, and wider strategic and political issues
  • oPrevious experience of working in fast-paced and rapidly changing project environment
  • oExperience of working across organisational boundaries with a wide range of stakeholders, including clinicians
  • oExperienced as working as part of a team, and ability to work well with others to achieve joint objectives
  • oExperience of and ability to build & maintain relationships with staff and stakeholders within a challenging environment
  • oEvidence of service development or practice innovation
  • oKnowledge of NHS information sources to underpin analysis
  • oComprehensive knowledge of project principles, techniques and tools, such as Prince 2 and MSP
  • oEvidence of success in effective project and programme management.

Desirable

  • oKnowledge and experience of delivering change management and transformation within the NHS, or public sector.
  • oExperience working as a project manager: including change management and workforce/ service re-design, acquired through training and experience to post-degree level or equivalent.

Qualifications

Essential

  • oEducated to post-degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area.
  • oEvidence of PRINCE 2 / MSP or equivalent level of experience and knowledge, including formal project management tools and experience of project reporting.

Desirable

  • oFurther training or significant experience in project management or supporting change management processes.

Skills

Essential

  • oAbility to apply project management discipline and processes to a programme of projects to maximise delivery.
  • oStrong interpersonal and oral/ written communication skills
  • oAbility to communicate complex information to a wide audience, including at relevant board meetings
  • oProblem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands
  • oAbility to collect, collate, interpret and present complex data, including using Excel
  • oExcellent attention to detail
  • oAble to manage conflict effectively
  • oFast-thinking and resourceful individual with an ability to balance competing priorities in a high pressure environment
  • oAble to plan and prioritise own caseload using time management skills and adapt to unpredictable work patterns.
  • oHave the ability to analyse and develop a range of options
  • oHave the ability to anticipate and resolve problems before they arise

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

Address

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street

Nuneaton

CV10 7DJ


Employer's website

http://www.geh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

Address

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street

Nuneaton

CV10 7DJ


Employer's website

http://www.geh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Physiological Sciences service manager

Joanna Purvis

joanna.purvis@geh.nhs.uk

02476865128

Date posted

05 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum

Contract

Secondment

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

230-36782466-CORP-A

Job locations

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street

Nuneaton

CV10 7DJ


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