Current vacancies at the Trust

Please wait, loading

Project Support Officer

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Health Innovation Network
NHS AfC: Band 4
Fixed Term Contract (on-going)
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£25,489.00 – £28,513.20 p.a inc HCA
Today at 23:59

Guy’s and St Thomas’ is among the UK’s busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield including cancer, renal, orthopaedic and cardiovascular services.

Guy’s is home to the largest dental school in Europe and a £160 million Cancer Centre opened in 2016. As part of our commitment to provide care closer to home, in 2017 we also opened a cancer centre and a kidney treatment centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup. St Thomas’ has one of the largest critical care units in the UK and one of the busiest emergency departments in London. It is also home to Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

Technology Project Support Officer
Organisation: Health Innovation Network AHSN 
Location: Minerva House, 5 Montague Close, London SE1 9BB
Contract length: Fixed Term Contract (on-going)


The Health Innovation Network is looking for a Project Support Officer to support the Technology team.


The Health Innovation Network is the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for South London. We connect NHS commissioners and providers, local authorities, patients and patient groups and industry in order to accelerate the spread and adoption of innovations and best practice, using an evidence-based approach, working across large populations.


The Health Innovation Network is a vibrant and exciting place to work, and we are looking for colleagues who will thrive in that environment and be part of our continued growth and development.


The Project Support Officer will provide research, analytical, and administrative functions for the technology team that supports trusts, CCGs and other health and social care organisations in South London. The focus of these projects will predominantly lie within the digital healthcare space; therefore, having an interest in cutting edge technologies (such as AI, machine learning, remote monitoring etc.) would be advantageous.


The post holder will be highly organised and have good communication skills with a view to develop a good understanding of digital technologies, change and improvement methods through the spreading of digital innovation across the country.


This role will incorporate several functions from core support such as minute taking and the organisation of meetings, to more substantial involvement in projects requiring knowledge of the specialist subject area, stakeholders involved, project context and broader political/cultural landscape. Specific details can be found in the job description. This post-holder will be the primary first point of contact for any queries directed to the projects that they work on and will be expected to be able to provide first line response to most queries.

This role is suitable for a graduate that has both business administration and technology qualifications / experience and that has a passion for technologies within the NHS. Previous NHS experience is not a requirement for the role.  


Required skills & expertise:

Strong IT skills with excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office applications and the ability to work with numerical and statistical data. Please see the accompanying ‘Job Description & Person Specification’ for full details.

Timewise helps businesses to attract and develop the best talent through flexible working.Positive about disabled peopleCare quality commission - Good

Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

For Further information please 


Closing date: Sunday 18th August 2019 23:59 

Interview dates: 28th – 30th August 2019

If you have problems applying, contact

Corporate & CEF Recruitment Team
New City Court, Guy's Hospital
Great Maze Pond Road

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

© 2018 Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust King's Health Partners - pioneering better health for all