Role: Programme Coordinator – Senior Research and Programme Support (Artificial Intelligence and Disruptive Innovation)
Organisation: Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network
Salary: £30,000 to £38,000
Location: Wentworth House, Crawley Hospital, Crawley, West Sussex
Contract Length: 12 months fixed term

Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network is bringing together the best of industry, academia, local government and the NHS to spread innovation at pace and scale and work together to create sustainable solutions.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Programme Delivery Team for a Programme Co-ordinator.  The role provides senior research project and administrative support to the inward investment and disruptive innovation programmes, which generate substantial new revenue streams for the Kent Surrey and Sussex region. The role will also provide direct support to the Deputy Managing Director and team on projects that span all 15 Academic Health Science Networks.  The projects will predominantly lie within the digital healthcare and artificial intelligence (AI) space; therefore, having an interest in cutting edge technologies and data science (such as AI, machine learning, digital twins, etc) would be advantageous.

The role would suit a graduate, ideally with a degree qualification in a science or health related subject.  Experience, or a proven interest in quality, innovation and technology would also be an advantage.

This is a busy and fast-paced role which requires a proactive, flexible individual with a ‘can do’ attitude.  The post holder will be highly organised and have superb written and verbal communication skills.  They will exhibit and develop a good understanding of digital technologies, change and improvement methods, in the pursuit of our aim; to spread digital innovation across the country,

This role will incorporate several functions, from; administrative support, such as minute taking and the organisation of meetings; to desk research and writing proposals and reports; to more substantial involvement in projects requiring knowledge of the specialist subject area, stakeholders involved, project context and broader political/cultural landscape.

The post-holder will be the 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.

Skills and Experience

The post-holder will exhibit highly competent knowledge and experience of various IT platforms, including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, content management systems and social media.  Prior experience of using competition portals e.g. Innovate UK would also be an advantage.

In return, KSS AHSN offer a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement of 33 days per annum plus UK Bank Holidays. 

The position holder will also possess highly effective communication skills (both verbally and in writing) and be able to pitch their communications appropriately to a wide-range of professionals and varying audiences.   They will also be experienced at servicing meetings (including agenda formation) and in taking accurate and concise minutes at meetings, as well as tracking those actions until completion.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th August 2019

Interviews: Thursday 5th September and/or Friday 6th September 2019

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NHS Graduate Information Management & Technology Fast Track Scheme
Organisation: Various Global Digital Exemplar NHS Trusts
Salary: £23-27.5K per annum to start depending on experience
Location: Opportunities across London & Home Counties
Contract Length: 2-year fixed term

We are proud to announce the launch of the next phase of recruitment for our cutting-edge trainee scheme, which is designed for high potential graduates interested in a fast-track career in Information Management and Technology.  The purpose of the scheme is to develop the NHS IM&T leaders of the future.

We are offering various roles including some of the below:

  • Information Management (IM) - Data Analyst, Information Analyst

  • Information Technology - General - Networker, Front Line Help Desk, Software Developer/Tester, Change Project Manager, IT Project Manager

  • Information Technology - Cyber Security - Incident Coordinator, Technical Architect Support Officer, Cyber Intrusion Analyst

The scheme at a glance:

  • Intake to start December 2019/ January 2020

  • Two-year development scheme

  • Two placement rotations

  • NHS Band 5 role to progress to Band 6/7, on successful completion

  • A highly focussed development scheme to include an apprenticeship, full continuous professional development and mentoring support.

We’re looking for ambitious graduates with:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Mobility within London and the home counties

  • We are particularly interested in candidates that have studied the following disciplines at undergraduate level or above: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Assessment Centre date: 20th September 2019

  • Closing date: Sunday 28th July 2019.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please apply by clicking the button


Please note: Due to the high level of response we receive for some of our vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date. We advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.