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Project Manager - Maternity Investigations

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Project Manager
NHS AfC: Band 7
Fixed Term Contract / Secondment for 12 months
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Cody Technology Park, Farnborough
£33,222 - £43,041 + HCA per annum
27/01/2019 23:59

HSIB are seeking to recruit individuals with Project or Programme Management experience to join a dynamic team leading new approaches to healthcare investigation and identifying learning that can be applied across the whole healthcare environment.

In April 2018 HSIB started conducting independent safety investigations within the speciality of maternity that meet the criteria of the ‘Each Baby Counts’ national quality improvement programme. 1000 of these investigations are to be completed by the Maternity Team at HSIB within the next year nationally.

The investigations concentrate on establishing the facts and identifying areas of learning from all involved in the care given to the patient and their families. This approach is designed to provide independent investigation for the Trust and their families without apportioning blame or liability.

As a Project Manager we are looking for individuals who want to be part of this exciting and innovative approach in safety investigations. You will be working alongside a regional team who will be carrying out expert investigations under the guidance of a Team leader, the post holder will proactively project manage and co-ordinate the progress of the investigations facilitating the timely delivery of the reports regionally.

As part of your role we are looking for you to: 

·        Provide oversight of the operational aspects of investigations in your region, from case allocation through to delivery of final reports, ensuring timely delivery of milestones within agreed deadlines.

·        Contribute to the strategic planning of investigations, monitoring the use of resources, identifying interdependencies across projects, potential impacts on the wider organisation, and working with team leaders to build in contingency and adjustments as necessary.

·         Provide quality assurance for all investigations, ensuring robust process and methodology are adhered to.

With a good grasp of relevant project manager techniques the successful candidate will be an excellent team player with advanced organisational and analytical skills. A healthcare background is advantageous, but not essential.


The posts are initially offered as a fixed term contracts or secondments for 1 year with a view to extend, some travel will be required.

HSIB is situated at Cody Technology Park, a unique private campus 10 minutes from Farnborough town centre and 40 minutes by train from Waterloo. It is a superb spacious working location with ample parking, a subsidised restaurant, café, nursery, gym and landscaped gardens to enjoy.

HSIB adhere to the salary principles set out in the NHS Terms & Conditions of Services Handbook. Please note, applicants coming from outside of the NHS will be appointed to the bottom of the advertised pay scale. The usual starting salary principles apply for applicants coming from the NHS.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including:

·         A generous annual leave entitlement

·         Competitive salaries which include high cost area supplement

·         Flexible Working

·         Season Ticket Loans

·         NHS Discounts

·         24/7 Employee Assistance

·         Childcare Vouchers

·         Free eye tests

·         Learning and Development opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

HSIB are unable reimburse travel expenses for attending interviews.

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Nicola Kennedy, HRBP - Resourcing