The Trust is one of two "early adopter" sites within Cheshire & Merseyside Integrated Care System implementing a Community Diagnostic Hub (CDH). The CDH is designed to create integrated pathways for diagnostic tests and support Trusts in clearing waiting lists.
The CDH delivers a number of diagnostic test for patients including gastroscopy, colonoscopy, echocardiogram, oximetry, blood pressure monitoring, phlebotomy, urine testing, CT scan, ultrasounds and x-rays.
The workforce required to deliver these services is a challenge and we need to
Understand what our current workforce looks like
Maximise the use of our existing workforce
Look for ways of engaging external existing skills
Look at how we grow the workforce for the future
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Workforce Development & Resourcing, the HR Projects Manager will play a crucial role in setting up the CDH staffing model to support activity for 12 hour days 7 days per week. This includes developing rosters, mapping workforce gaps, coordinating temporary workforce requirements and developing recruitment plans and campaigns for both the Trust and the wider system. This will require the individual to work in collaboration with colleagues across the organisation including recruitment, temporary workforce, rostering, operational colleagues and the ESR team.
The post holder will be responsible for managing the workforce elements of the project with support from the Assistant Director of Workforce Development & Resourcing. This includes planning, coordinating and delivering actions from the Programme Board, identifying and managing risks as well as attendance at Trust project meetings and ICS led Workforce Steering Groups.
Overview of Essential Responsibilities:
To support the Assistant Director of Workforce Development & Resourcing by taking lead responsibility for the implementation and delivery of workforce elements of the CDH Project.
To provide regular information and updates on the progress of projects to key stakeholders.
To provide project progress reports to the Assistant Director of Workforce Development & Resourcing, Trust CDH Project Group, ICS Workforce Steering Group and ICS led Programme Board as required.
To attend wider project meetings and organise and chair sub-group meetings as required, engaging with key stakeholders ensuring their input and involvement.
To champion transformational change which enables the implementation of organisational and stakeholder changes.
To provide generalist HR advice and guidance in respect of the Clinical Diagnostic Hub. To identify training and development needs in delivering training solutions.
To promote the effective planning and utilisation of staffing resources, including reviews of structures, skill mix different ways of working etc.
To produce and review policies, guidelines and toolkits in relation to identified projects and in the light of changes in employment law and good practice.
To engage, involve and update staff side representative colleagues on project initiatives and progress as required.
Take responsibility for the overall management of the workforce elements of the CDH Project in accordance with the agreed programme plan including development, implementation and performance review of the project.
Plan and facilitate meetings and workshop events to agree and monitor progress towards project goals.
Provide practical support to key project participants.
Interpret and translate the outcome from meetings and workshops, communicating these to the project team and others as required.
Promote and maintain a system of "testing changes" ensuring that intentions are documented and learning outcomes recorded.
Liaise directly with key project participants to ensure that agreed actions are implemented.
Prepare evaluation reports on progress for the Assistant Director of Workforce Development & Resourcing, Trust CDH Project Group, ICS Workforce Steering Group and ICS led Programme Board.
Prepare evaluation reports on project progress for individual project sponsors.
Actively adopt strategies that promote effective multidisciplinary/inter professional/ agency working.
During projects, work with stakeholder to evaluate and monitor group dynamics and develop systems of support and facilitation to resolve areas of difficulty.
Adopt the necessary strategies to ensure the development of effective team working.
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