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Project Support Officer

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
DigitalHealth.London Accelerator
NHS AfC: Band 5
Fixed-Term - 1 year (until March 2020)
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£27,627.60 - £35,529.60 p.a inc HCA
31/03/2019 23:59
Interview date

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Main area: DigitalHealth.London Accelerator

Grade: Band 5 – Agenda for Change

Contract: Fixed-Term - 1 year

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Job ref: 196-COF4012

Employer: Health Innovation Network, hosted by, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Employer type: NHS

Site: Health Innovation Network

Town: London

Salary: £27,627.60 - £35,529.60 p.a inc HCA

Closing: 31st March 2019




DigitalHealth.London Accelerator Project Support Officer


  • The DigitalHealth.London Accelerator team are looking for a project support officer to help kick off another year of supporting healthcare technology companies scale in the NHS.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in a growing team that have supported companies like Perfect Ward, Babylon, Medopad and Echo in past cohorts.
  • You’ll be uniquely positioned to learn and contribute to the healthcare tech ecosystem.


What you’ll do


  • Organise the events that support digital health companies, drawing on expertise across healthcare, research, innovation, and technology.
  • Grow your skills in a fast-paced team delivering the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator in London and across the UK.
  • You’ll be involved in supporting multiple projects throughout the year including the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator, it’s national programme, the Academic Health Science Network digital health accelerators, and our research arm, the evidence generator.


Who you are


  • You have experience organising events.
  • You’re interested in the opportunities to improve healthcare delivery using technology. We’d like this to show in your application form.
  • You’ve had experience supporting large-scale projects before, with multiple workstreams in a fast-paced environment.
  • You’re highly organised, a fast learner and energetic. You’re proactive and enjoy getting involved in the day to day running of an exciting programme.


About the Accelerator


  • The Accelerator is a part of DigitalHealth.London, a programme aiming to speed up the development and scaling of digital innovations across health and care and pioneer their adoption by the NHS. By matching innovators with demand, and supporting them to navigate the UK health environment, DigitalHealth.London helps improve patient and population outcomes and experience, support a sustainable NHS, and generate economic growth.
  • DigitalHealth.London is a collaborative programme delivered by MedCity, and London’s three Academic Health Science Networks – UCLPartners, Imperial College Health Partners, and the Health Innovation Network. It is supported by NHS England (London) and the Mayor’s Office.

About the Health Innovation Network


  • The role is hosted by the Health Innovation Network (HIN) - the Academic Health Science Network for South London. The HIN is hosted by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The HIN is a membership organisation and drive lasting improvements in patient and population health outcomes through the spread and adoption of innovation into practice and capitalising on teaching and research strengths throughout the health system in South London and wider afield.


  • Its diverse membership includes all healthcare providers (community, acute, mental health and primary care), commissioners, local authorities and higher education providers within South London. In all our work programmes there are strong relationships and collaboration with both patient and industry partners.



Interviews will take place in London on 11th April.  Shortlisted candidates will be informed the week prior.

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name:Charlotte Lee


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.

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