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Careers & Engagement Team Project Facilitator

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Possible weekends and evenings, depending on Team's activity)
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Moor Lane Mills
£24,907 - £30,615 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Salary period
01/08/2021 23:59
Interview date

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

This is an exciting opportunity to help rebuild the Careers & Engagement Team within the Trust and provide opportunities to those wishing to pursue a career in health and social care. 

The post holder will thrive on engaging with a wide range of stakeholders and actively enjoy working with young people, delivering interactive and informative sessions based on health careers.

The Careers & Engagement Team is rebuilding its remit, as we look to bring back face-to-face activities and opportunities after more than a year of curtailed delivery. 

The team's ethos is centred around inclusivity and offering those interested in a healthcare career, an unhindered pathway. 

Virtual Interviews will be Friday 06 August 21 

Main duties of the job

To include:

  • Facilitating events, workshops and presentations;
  • Attend events to signpost and provide guidance to young people about the range of Healthcare career opportunities available;
  • Supporting the delivery of Careers and Engagement activity for health and care across the Bay Health & Care Partner organisations;
  • Plan and organise bespoke opportunities for a range of different educational and employment stakeholders;
  • Development of resources to support the Careers and Engagement activity;
  • Supporting the team with the management of projects, gathering information and undertaking enquiries as and when necessary;
  • Liaising with staff, educational establishments and members of the public.
  • Updating website and social media content associated with the Team’s offers.

Attending meetings with key stakeholders and feeding back key messages.

Working for our organisation

We operate from three main hospitals-Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre. 

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services. 

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses. 

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay. 


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading.

You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/  

Person specification

Education & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Educated to Degree level
  • Excellent standard of written English
  • Demonstrable experience of engaging with the public and delivering presentations
  • Ability to construct clear reports on activity and outcomes
  • Excellent planning and prioritisation skills; able to meet deadlines and goals
  • Inspiring, engaging and personable
  • Creative and innovative
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching or training experience
  • Experience of working with disadvantaged groups or young people
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Teams
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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Iain Hook
Job title
Careers & Engagement Team Lead
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