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Project Manager

Posted: 29 Sep 2020 Closes: 29 Oct 2020
Gateshead, United Kingdom £38,890 to £44,503 pa
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Project Manager

Job Reference: 297-2021-2947

Employer: Department: 297 CC Enabling Effective Learning Environments Project Location: Gateshead Salary: £38,890 to £44,503 pa


Please note should your application be successful, we will contact you via the email address you have provided on your application form.


All references from current and previous employers will be sought and MUST cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Where possible this should be from two seperate employers. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

PLEASE NOTE it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their DBS certificate if a check is required for the post. There are two methods of payment either directly through the online portal using a credit or debit card or through deduction from your monthly pay over a maximum of three months.

All new entrants to the NHS will be appointed on the minimum of the pay scale in line with Agenda For Change Terms & Conditions.

Project Manager

  • Band 7
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • 18 month fixed term / temporary secondment
  • Salary £38,890 - £44,503 (full time rate)
We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Project Manager to support the Learning Environments project as part of HEE Placement Expansion Strategy. We are seeking a highly motivated, forward thinking individual who wants to be part of creating excellence; and who thrive on working in a stimulating, high-pressured, strongly supported environment.

The post is a secondment/fixed term Project Manager (Band 7) to support the delivery of the Enabling Effective Learning Environments Project across the North East and North Cumbria.

The Project Manager will be working alongside the Strategic Lead for Enabling Effective Learning Environments and the Senior Reporting Officer to proactively deliver the programme whilst understanding the NHS pre and post registration education agenda for nonmedical professionals and how that impacts on practice placements, Higher Education Institutes and placement providers.

You will need to have experience in the principles of project and programme management, have excellent organisational skills, and the ability to identify and influence key professional stakeholder groups.

The Programme Manager will need to support the transition and implementation process, taking into account the behavioural aspects of change. They should be able to manage a number of regular programme work streams, ensuring that they run smoothly and deliver against the plans that the team will set.

You will need to be able to manage priorities, problem-solve and have the courage to challenge the status quo.

Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both

Informal enquires welcomed byBarbara Foggo:EmailBarbara.foggo@nhs.netMobile 07883091534

It is proposed that interviews will take place week commencing 19th October 2020

Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date are to assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who may require sponsorship through the UK Border Agency to work in the UK. However, those candidates must be aware that appointment to the post may not be considered if a suitably qualified experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available and/or the post does not attract sufficient points. During the interview process, all candidates will be requested to provide appropriate original documentation to ensure their legal right to work in the UK may be verified.

Candidates who require sponsorship are strongly advised to visit the UK Border Agency website and familiarise themselves with what is required. There is a facility on this site to access the points based calculator and work through an example which should assist candidates in their understanding of the process.

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the

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.

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