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Project and programme management

We offer a range of roles working on key NHS front-line initiatives. Due to the nature of this work, project and programme management is a core skill set used across the organisation.

We regularly recruit for a range of technical and generalist project and programme roles, from project support officers and project managers to PMO staff and programme directors. If you have come from a more specialist background, where project or programme work is a secondary or additional element to your work, it is worth considering more generalist roles within specialist service lines, as many of those will use project and programme management skills without explicitly naming a post as a project or programme role.

Examples of specialist skills areas that may use project and programme management skills:

  • Data and analytics specialists: consider Business Intelligence or contract analytics (within Commissioning Performance)
  • Digital and technical specialists: consider our range of IT services, from data management services to infrastructure and projects.
  • Corporate services specialists: consider Finance, HR, Governance or Communications and Engagement.

If project and programme management is a core element of your day to day role, consider our Transformation Directorate.

Our Transformation and Consultancy service works with our customers to help reshape care delivery to improve patient outcomes. They harness innovative technology, commissioning best practice and leading change model tools and techniques to assess and redesign key pathways and services.

The service works collaboratively with stakeholders across the health and social care system, to develop clinically appropriate, evidence-based transformation strategies and help turn them into reality. There are a number of specialist areas within the Transformation Directorate that can utilise project and programme management skills. 

Digital transformation - combine expertise and experience in technological change with service redesign to maximise the potential for embedding technological innovation at the heart of customer transformational change programmes. This includes elements such as: 

  • Information sharing/interoperability
    • Integrated Digital Care Records
    • Summary Care Record
    • Electronic Discharge Document Transfer
  • Patient empowerment
    • Patient access to records
    • Self-care management tools and apps
    • Joint care planning with care team
  • Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS)
    • Telehealth, telecare
    • e-consultations, e-coaching
  • Clinical decision support
    • Care pathway/referral management tools
    • Urgent care dashboard
  • Enabling infrastructure
    • Wifi access in community settings
    • Single domain networks

System Transformation - work in close collaboration with our customers, and lead blended teams. This includes expertise from other SCW teams, such as finance, procurement, business intelligence, provider management, working on a diverse range of projects and programmes across the SCW patch, from diabetes to supporting vanguard sites. The systems transformation service also includes specialist teams focussing on projects in communications and engagement, public health and primary care.