An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as a Senior Primary Care Development Specialist.
The post will be fully remote working, initially on an interim basis for four weeks.
The post holder will be responsible for supporting the delivery of primary care team members’ work and projects including co- ordination, delivery & monitoring of a range of primary care commissioning activities.Main Responsibilities:
A successful candidate will have:
- Apply primary care expertise at place level, and support Primary Care colleagues across the places as required, in a buddying system across all 5 places as well as working as a member in a place-based team;
- Work with GP practices and PCNs in each of the five places to enable long term resilience and sustainability, enabling groups of practices to work together at scale for a defined population by establishing and fostering close working relationships with groups of GP practices;
- Assist GP practices and PCNs in each of the five places to achieve their shared core objectives and ICP work programmes;
- Support General Practice in crisis situations, being the first point of contact at place level;
- Support the development of ICPs, ensuring primary care has a strong provider voice at the table;
- Collaborate and work in partnership with Providers in delivering system-wide transformational change of key priorities;
- Participate in relevant internal and external working groups/projects, services, and initiatives to provide, information and analytical advice and expertise;
- Develop and implement data collection systems that will provide accurate and timely data;
- Present information and issues, explaining highly complex issues, to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders;
- Influence the formation of commissioning and governance structures for practices and PCNs and their defined future business model, including steps to ensure the operational efficiency of primary care delivery to enable PCN maturity;
- Facilitate GP practices and PCNs in each of the five places to lead, coordinate and manage continuous quality improvement work and transformation initiatives both within core primary care services and across other provided services;
- Manage a risk and issues tracking mechanism and its proactive resolution/ escalation processes.
- A degree in a relevant subject, or an equivalent level qualification/ experience;
- Post-graduate degree in Management Studies, or equivalent experience;
- Proven experience of working in a Primary Care Environment;
- Demonstrated experience of co-ordinating projects and relationships in challenging environments;
- Experience of managing risks and reporting;
- The ability to effectively draft briefing papers and correspondence;
- Strong understanding the needs of primary care;
- Comprehensive knowledge of project principles, techniques & tools, (Prince 2, Microsoft Project);
- Demonstrated capability to plan over short, medium, and long-term timeframes and adjust plans and resource requirements accordingly.
For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org