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It’s our staff that makes us one of the leading CSUs in the country. We are committed to retaining the best people in order to provide an excellent service to our customers. We invest in our staff by offering  excellent pay, benefits, training and career progression .

We currently have a very talented, enthusiastic and driven workforce who deliver innovative, efficient and effective commissioning support. We are a dedicated and innovative organisation, always looking for new talent to join us.

If you’re passionate about making a difference and want to work for an organisation where your experience and contributions are valued, join us at NEL.

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Programme Support Officer

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
37.5 Hours per week
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Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group
Employer type
Unex Tower
£33,660 - £43,307 pa inc HCA
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Tower Hamlets is a rapidly growing, vibrant inner-city borough with a young ethnically diverse population who experience some of the highest levels of deprivation in the country. The population experience high levels of health problems: lower life expectancies, high levels of heart disease, diabetes and respiratory disease. The NHS Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) set up as part of the changes to the NHS in the Health and Social Care Bill 2012 is determined to improve local health.

The THCCG is a new clinically led NHS commissioning organisation which works on behalf of patients and the public to deliver improved health services. Our CCG works in partnership with the North and East London Commissioning Support Unit (NEL CSU) to plan, manage and commission local health care services.

The CCG is a membership organisation made up of all 36 local general practices committed to bringing about better health for the local population, constantly improving quality of services and ensuring that we make the best investments of the NHS resources allocated to us.

THCCG is committed to equality of opportunity & diversity in the workplace; all managers and staff are responsible for ensuring that this is delivered in practice. THCCG is equally committed to respect for other people and all managers and staff are expected to be clear of what is expected of them and for ensuring that they commit to this policy in their day to day working life.

Please note that all vacancies will be subject to a 6 month’s probation period in line with the CCG Probation Policy.

This role is within the STP Transformation Programme of the East London Health and Care Partnership (ELHCP), also known as North East London Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (NEL STP); which brings together the area’s eight councils and 12 NHS organisations.

Who are combining their expertise and resources to ensure health and care services meet the needs of local people, now and in the future

We are looking for a Senior Programme Officer to join our team on a permanent basis. You will support the delivery of the STP transformation programme workstreams.

The key tasks of the post include:

  • Support Programme Mangers on the development of programme plans with clear and measurable deliverables and milestones and maintaining a library of the latest plans at a PMO level.
  • Provide regular programme updates to appropriate ELHCP meetings to help ensure oversight of programme delivery including updates on delivery risks and issues and provide programme updates to
  • Provide business support to key ELHCP level meetings and work with the programme support office and business managers to ensure effective business support to key (programme board level) meetings
  • Support the effective running of our STP Transformation Programme Management Office (PMO) to ensure effective business support to our programme workstreams

You will have a background of good organisational skills, methodical thinking and planning and experience in project management.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Andy Lappin, Transformation Programme Management Office.  A.lappin@nhs.net  Tel:  07950 4760 714


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