Project & Communications Manager

Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd


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Job summary

You will be responsible for the successful delivery, promotion and ongoing engagement of projects focused on improving the wellbeing of the primary care workforce in the Humber Coast and Vale region. These projects are often innovative and novel, and require both the ability to deliver a high quality end result and to maintain the existing confidence in the LMC as a provider of such projects.We have developed a Strategic Plan which sets out a substantial programme of work that we want to achieve over the next three years. Part of this strategy is the delivery of our separate Wellbeing Strategy which is supported by funding from NHSE across the Humber Coast and Vale footprint. This role will support the LMC secretariat and also the Wellbeing Lead in the delivery of the wellbeing Strategy. This is a great time to join the LMC as we develop our offer to support general practice with a new and wider offer.

Main duties of the job

Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, sensible and personable. You will understand what it means to be part of a team and will actively look for opportunities to support your colleagues. You will have excellent IT and organisational skills. Youll be friendly and able to talk to a wide range of people and will have ability to use your initiative and prioritise your own workload.Personal skills are more important than specific experience in this role we are keen to consider those from a wide variety of previous employment backgrounds.

About us

The Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd (Humberside LMC) is one of a unique group of organisations that exist across the country to represent and support GPs. We cover a wide geographical area that includes Hull, East Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.

The work we do includes:

  • Advising GPs and their practices about NHS Regulations and medico-political issues
  • Providing wellbeing and resilience support to general practice
  • Liaising and negotiating with other health bodies to represent the views and interests of GPs
  • Supporting GPs experiencing problems
  • Sharing information and good practice
  • Organising workshops and events on subjects relevant to GPs and their practice staff
  • Raising the profile of GPs and highlighting their role and achievements

LMCs are representative organisations. This means that we have a membership of GPs elected by their peers to represent them.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To plan and effectively deliver projects and implement an effective communication strategy for the Wellbeing work stream of the LMC.

Person Specification



  • Experience of managing projects, including project planning, project control and project management.
  • Experience of public facing communication
  • Experience in managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.
  • Experience of managing project budgets.
  • Experience of preparing briefing papers and correspondence at senior management team level.
  • Experience of managing risks, identifying issues and reporting.


  • Previous experience in similar role in the public sector or NHS



  • Degree and/or professional qualification in relevant subject or equivalent training or experience.
  • Knowledge or experience in related field to post graduate level or equivalent.
  • IT literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of and ability to maintain strict confidentiality


  • Recognised post graduate qualification
  • Knowledge of primary care / general practice
  • Previous NHS experience
  • Knowledge of wellbeing and resilience research and theory

Knowledge and skills


  • Be able to communicate to all levels of primary care staff, patients and professional stakeholders via persuasive, motivational and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to present complex and contentious information confidently
  • Demonstrated capabilities to manage own workload and make informed decisions in the absence of required information, working to tight timescales.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project principles, techniques and tools.
  • Advanced working knowledge and proficiency in all Microsoft Office packages (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail and internet use).
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of staff health and wellbeing.
  • High level of organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of numeracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including telephone/online manner
  • Able to learn new IT systems and ways of working
  • Flexible and adaptable able to work according to changing needs in project delivery
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Self-motivated
  • Hard working and willing
  • Enthusiastic
  • Committed to own personal development
  • Able to work at the times required
  • Interest in learning about health and primary care
  • Car available for work and insured for business use


  • Knowledge of behavioural psychology

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/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.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/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.

Employer details

Employer name

Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd


Albion Lane



HU10 6TS

Employer's website

For help with your application, contact:

Dr Zoe Norris


Date posted

17 August 2021

Pay scheme



£38,890 a year


Fixed term


12 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Albion Lane



HU10 6TS

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