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If you are interested in innovating and improving health and you want a challenge that will broaden your knowledge and experience then we have the following opportunities available:

Secondment opportunities: ‘Learning from Local’ Digital Networks
Initial 6-month roles available

The AHSN Network has submitted two proposals to NHS England to support Digital Networks (one around Bed Management and the other one for running the Global Digital Exemplar Specialist Networks). Listed below are several opportunities for secondments (both full and part time) to deliver these projects. The idea is to create a virtual team with members from across the AHSNs, as well as a number of partners and externals.

To express an interest in any of these roles, please contact Juan Yanguela at the Health Innovation Network (AHSN for South London) by Friday 14 December 2018.

Phone: 0207 188 7188 (extension 55408)

Design Lead

  • Reporting to: Programme Director (AHSN Leads)
  • Commitment: 25 person days (weeks 1-5 and 18-19 of the 20-week project; January start)
  • Role description: The key lead role for the project closely working with the AHSN network Senior Team and NHS England / NHS Improvement sponsors. Initially digesting the NHS Digital CIO bed survey/vendor survey / ED dashboard data and other input data to help finalise workshops and session design. Later on, using expertise and experience to identify and work with session experts around potential blockers to improvement such as OD, culture and incentives. Finally ensure the value of quick win balanced scorecards as well as the final learnings report for input into the overall Learning From Local model.
  • Would suit: competent experienced Senior Project Manager interested in blending facilitation skills, analysis, person management, reporting and influencing skills with AHSN Network-wide exposure and direct interaction with Senior NHSE/D/I/AHSN executives on a critical subject area.

Process Planner

  • Reporting to: Programme Director (overall AHSN Leads) and Design Leads
  • Commitment: 77.5 person days (weeks 2-8 and 14-19 of the 20-week project; January start)
  • Role description: the key central team coordination role essential to the smooth running of the project. Responsible for the creation of the workshop process materials, collation of speaker materials, logistics and virtual resources required and ultimately responsible for the coordination of the workshops centrally and for making sure that all resources are available as planned and that target outputs are created.

Analysts (x 2)

  • Reporting to: Design Lead (and Process Planner)
  • Commitment: 31 person days (weeks 2-4, 7-8 and 14-18 of the 20 week project; January start).
  • Role description: responsible for creating summary outputs from earlier NHSD and NHSI work, logic diagrams on potential actions plus dependencies, carrying out and summarising an international literature search, researching potential funding pots, capturing quick wins in a balanced scorecard format, supporting the migration of outputs to NHS Futures and distilling the learnings from this work for the overall programme.

AHSN Local Members (x 8)

  • Reporting to: Design Lead (and Process Planner)
  • Commitment: 48 person days– weeks 14-17 of the 20-week project (January start); 8 people needed (3 days each person for each of the 2 local workshops)
  • Role description: to facilitate (2 people per event i.e. double headed team) and run one of four local workshops (twice) in various (TBD) parts of the country with a selected cohort of acute trusts and allocated speakers.

Please check back regularly as permanent, fixed-term and secondment opportunities appear here on a regular basis.




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