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Test Bed Implementation Lead

Band 7

Main area
Care City
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Fixed Term - 12 Months
Hours
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
395-EC197-17
Site
Maritime House
Town
Barking
Salary
£31,696 - £41,787 (subject to final job matching)
Closing
22/08/2017 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

We are looking for someone to support Care City’s work as an NHS England Test Bed, testing and growing the use of digital innovations across health and care services. For Care City, this is also a great opportunity to add to our expanding team.

About us

Care City is an innovation centre for healthy ageing, founded by the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham and North-East London Foundation Trust. We research, innovate and educate to enable a happier, healthier older age. We aim to be the innovation partner to our local health and care system.

Care City is a start-up from within the public sector – with the freedom to take risks and be radical, and the partnerships to achieve real, practical change. We are a young organisation, and a talented, committed and friendly team.

About you

You are looking for a challenge and to be inspired. You want to work with public services - but not necessarily in public services - to change life for the better.

You have some experience of research, innovation, design or project management, but more importantly, a willingness to learn. You take responsibility for yourself, your work, and your learning and development. You are looking for a platform for your career, not a conveyer belt. You have strong people and problem-solving skills.

About the role

The Care City Innovation Test Bed is a system wide collaboration across Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest. The innovations are clustered around three themes:
•Cluster 1: Older people living with long term conditions
•Cluster 2: Older people living with dementia
•Cluster 3: Carers
Your role would be to:
•Support the Test Bed Programme Manager
•Take responsibility for one of the three clusters of innovations in the Test Bed
•Work with public service leaders, commissioners and practitioners to support testing and prototyping across health and care services
•Work with innovators to support and learn from testing, and to spread their work nationwide

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are successful at interview for this post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,553 to a maximum of £4,528).

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Further details / informal visits contact

John Craig - Chief Executive Care City
john.craig@nelft.nhs.uk
0300 555 1200 Ext: 66225

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0300 300 1530 option 2