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IT Project Manager - Band 5

Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Closes: 30 Oct 2020
Gloucester, United Kingdom £24,907 to £30,615 per annum
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IT Project Manager - Band 5

Job Reference: 327-20-736

Employer: Department: Edward Jenner Court Location: Gloucester Salary: £24,907 to £30,615 per annum

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.

Job Title - IT Project Manager

Base - Edward Jenner Court, Brockworth

Salary -£24,907 to £30,615 per annum

Hours per week - 37.5

The GHC IT Digital Development and Change team co-ordinates the portfolio of projects for the trust and is part of the wider IT service that leads on IT strategy, development, co-ordination, planning, project and programme management for all IT supporting functions. This includes contract management, IT estate equipment and all IT services.

The role of IT Project Manager is to manage the portfolio projects for the trust and be part of the wider IT Service team in its day to day operations providing a high quality IT Support Service; this will mean working with the Technology Services to ensure delivery times and project schedules are defined and met. You will also be expected to provide quotes to users for costs of projects, from either the service catalogue or in liaison with 3rd party suppliers.

The post holder will be part of the core hub that will manage real time communications with customers on the current status of IT Projects, liaising directly with any other Informatics team as required.

The IT Project Manager will support the Digital Development and Change Manager to support the planning and implementation of IT Projects for The Trust so that Community & Corporate staff of c5000 across multiple sites have the necessary tools to deliver and provide healthcare services.

You need excellent communications skills and the ability to build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and clinical service staff. Good organisational skills and a flexible approach to work are essential.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

For further information, please contact Paul Day on 0300 421 6557 or email

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust's view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need, therefore we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

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Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.

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Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust's Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

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