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Project Manager

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Band 7
Fixed Term- 1 Year
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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£44,347 - £50,549 p.a. inc HCA
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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.

Are you passionate about the potential of digital technology in the NHS? Would you like to play a key role in enabling entrepreneurs and NHS staff to collaborate on transformation projects? Are you creative, organised and know how to get things done?  If this sounds like you, please read on!

The role

The Project Manager is an integral member of the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator team, with the main purpose of the role being to support the Programme Manager in the management and delivery of the programme objectives. This includes having oversight of all aspects of programme delivery, ensuring cohesive and timely running of team and programme activities, as well as sourcing and pursuing new opportunities to enhance the impact of the programme. Excellent organisational and communication skills are required, along with an enthusiasm for the spread and adoption of digital health within the NHS.

The person

We welcome applications from anyone who has a proven interest in innovation and technology, with strong project management skills, or excellent organisational skills with a willingness to learn.

To be successful you’ll be excited by the opportunities offered by digital health solutions and have a strong understanding or interest of health and social care strategy. You’ll be a keen collaborator; adept at building credibility with a range of stakeholders from clinicians to entrepreneurs, earning their trust and confidence. You’ll be excited to hit the ground running, to work in a fast-paced environment and be eager to impact the success of key programme milestones right away.  

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.  The accelerator works with 20-30 high potential start-ups and SMEs each year, at any stage of the innovation cycle, and supports them to develop and deploy solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing the NHS.  The DigitalHealth.London Accelerator is a collaborative programme funded by London’s three Academic Health Science Networks – UCLPartners, Imperial College Health Partners, and the Health Innovation Network, MedCity, CW+ (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Charity) and receives match funding from the European Regional Development Fund – please see below.

The Accelerator team are hosted by the Health Innovation Network (HIN) - the AHSN for South London.  The Accelerator team has an office base at the HIN in Borough Market and the majority of team members are employed by the HIN.  The HIN is hosted by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The HIN is a membership organisation and drives 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.

Our 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.

This post is part-funded by the European Structural and Investment Funds

The DigitalHealth.London Accelerator is receiving up to £1.7 million of funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the managing authority for ERDF. Established by the European Union, ERDF funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regeneration. 




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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


If you think this role might be for you, please click the apply button below to find out more details and to apply.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Katya Masconi-Yule, Programme Manager, DigitalHealth.London Accelerator on 07943 656516 or

Interviews have been provisionally scheduled for Wednesday 28 and Thursday 28 August 2019 at the Health Innovation Network, 5 Montague Close, London SE1 9BB

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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