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Clinical Project Manager

Salary £41,659- £47,672
Location Midlands (across the region) - Hybrid Working
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This is a Temporary, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Full Time- 6-month Fixed Term Contract  

37.5 hours per week 

An exciting opportunity to join a team of Children and Young Peoples Palliative Care experts in developing a new bespoke service across the Midlands region.   

The aim of the project is to design and develop of a model that ensures that staff from across the region can access expert Clinical advice and support. In line with National priorities this will ensure CYP and families across the Midlands receive high quality and equitable care when they need it most.  

As Project Manager you will manage an exemplar project for a 24/7 Specialist Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for Children and Young Peoples Palliative Care, across the Midlands Region.  

The post is funded by NHSE but will be hosted by Rainbows Hospice for Children & Young People based in Loughborough.  

 Key responsibilities:   

  • Work in partnership with the project sponsor, clinical leads and service leads across partner organisations to support the development of a proposed model and proof of concept of the 24/7 SPOC project.  

  • Be responsible for the development & delivery of the 24/7 SPOC project plan including ensuring that deadlines are met; targets are achieved; reporting requirements are fulfilled; individuals are clear on expectations; problem-solving issues that may emerge   

  • Support programmes of work, identifying resources and risks, overseeing timely implementation of project objectives and adjusting plans accordingly to ensure quality and performance improvement.  

  • Coordinate and manage project steering group meetings to drive forward and support effective execution of the project plan and successful achievement of targets.  


  • Project Management experience is essential   

  • Healthcare experience and knowledge of palliative care preferred.  

  • A PRINCE 2 qualification or similar would be beneficial   

  • Knowledge of Healthcare systems  

  • Project planning, implementation and evaluation  

  • Working across organisational boundaries  

  • Self-directed working  

  • Transformational change management skills    

  • Excellent communication skills  

  • IT literate   

Must be able to travel around the Midlands region.  

In addition to NHS matched salaries, we offer a range of benefits including a health cash plan, free parking and, as we are a directional employer, the opportunity to continue with your NHS pension.  

 All positions are subject to an enhanced and barred DBS check.  

At Rainbows we have ambitious plans for growth so that we can reach more children, young people and families. We have an exciting opportunity to join the team at Rainbows and help us realise those plans.  Rainbows is the only hospice in the East Midlands for life-limited children and young people.  We are here to make life brighter with amazing care and support for them and their families – you can be part of it too.    


We are an inclusive organisation, from our trustees and team members to our children and young people.  We treat all job applicants equally regardless of class, age, disability, gender identify or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in the Health and Social care sector.

Rainbows cares for hundreds of families every year from across the East Midlands who have a child or young person with a serious or terminal illness that means that their lives will be shorter than most.

We support every child and young person to fulfil their potential, and help families make the most of every precious moment, while capturing memories and keepsakes to treasure. We’re here for the whole family, offering comfort and compassion during tough times, providing the highest level of professional care until the end, and support after.

Simply put, we’re here to brighten short lives, and support families, wherever they are – at home, in hospital or at our Hospice.

When you join Team Rainbows, not only will you receive a host of benefits  including free parking, health cash plan and subsidised meals - but you’ll be making a real difference to the lives of families across the East Midlands who are going through the toughest of times.

Although there can be some sad times, Rainbows is a fun, dynamic and caring place to work. Whether you’re based at the Hospice, home or out in the community, you’ll join a team with a can-do attitude, ready to make a positive impact on the world of hospice care.

The Rainbows experience, wherever you are.

Across the East Midlands we will:

  • transform care for those children and young people who have a life-limiting or life-threatening condition

  • relieve the pain and symptoms associated with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions

  • support every child and young person to achieve their full potential

  • create memories for families to treasure

  • provide comfort and compassion at the time of and following the death of a child or young person

Because WE CARE, we are:







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