BOB AHP Faculty Programme Manager / Lead

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Buckinghamshire Health
flexible, flexible
Competitive salary
13 Jan 2021
23 Jan 2021
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At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we have lots to be proud of:
  • We are an integral member of the Buckinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) providing both acute and community services, and at the forefront in developing ICP systems and new models of care.
  • The Trust's latest CQC inspection report, rated the Trust as "Good" overall, "Outstanding" for caring with an "Outstanding" end of life service and a range of "Outstanding "practices in areas such as the Emergency department, adult community services and outpatients.We have been ranked as one of the UK's top hospitals by health intelligence specialists CHKS.
  • Our Stroke Unit has maintained the 'A grade' in the latest Royal College of Physicians' Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) audit
  • We are the home for the National Spinal Injuries centre, the birthplace of the Paralympics.

BOB AHP Faculty Programme Manager/ Lead

In Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire West Integrated Care System (BOB ICS) our vision is to deliver an effective supply of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs), ensuring robust deployment and development of staff, whilst placing a focus on the retention, diversity & inclusion of the workforce, across professions and geography, to ensure BOB ICS has the right workforce with the right skills in the right place to deliver high quality care.

Health Education England describes AHP faculties as a group of education & service providers that formally work together across an ICS/ICP, to support and deliver a collective approach to enable AHP workforce recovery and growth. Key priority areas include:

Coordination and expansion of quality learning environments


Work experience

Promoting AHP careers

Advanced Practice

Workforce development & Return to Practice

Bridging the gap between education & employment

The BOB AHP faculty is hosted by Bucks Health Care NHS Trust on behalf of the BOB ICS and has a sub AHP faculty within the Bucks Health and Social Care Academy.

The main purpose of the AHP Faculty Programme Manager/Lead is to:

1. lead and progress delivery of the BOB AHP workforce programme through the BOB AHP Faculty providing operational and programme management of identified functions, teams and programme workstreams.

2. lead delivery of the required outcomes, within appropriate governance and assurance, monitoring progress, managing risks and issues to ensure successful programme delivery.

3. liaise with internal and external stakeholders in a variety of settings and ensure that all processes and/or defined projects on a planned and ad hoc basis are carried out in line with local and national policies, procedures and legal requirements

We are looking for an individual with significant experience of leading delivery of workforce and/or educational programmes, leading change and influencing practice with a strong understanding of the AHP workforce. At time of great change with the ambition of the NHS Long Term Plan and People Plan, amidst significant workforce challenges, this is an exciting time to undertake this role.

This post is advertised as 22.5 hours per week, agenda for change band 8A for 18 months on a fixed term or secondment basis, hosted by Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust (BHCT)

Successful candidates will be required to give a ten-fifteen minute presentation on:

"Please identify and describe:
  • the challenges and opportunities for two key AHP faculty priority areas to support AHP sustainability and growth
  • how you would lead the BOB AHP faculty in order to deliver these two priority areas across the Bucks, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care System?"

  • For further details / informal visits contact:

    Rebecca Tyrrell, AHP Workforce Programme Director BOB ICS

    Email address :

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