Job descriptionAn exciting opportunity has arisen to manage the oversight and delivery of the in patient Treating Tobacco Dependency Programme at North Bristol NHS Trust and University Hospitals Bristol and Weston. This piece of work forms part of a wider programme of TTD across the BNSSG Integrated Care System.
This role will manage a complex programme that will deliver a new inpatient smoking cessation service across NBT and UHBW sites. The post holder will be required to work collaboratively with other health care staff and public health staff within the system to plan the roll out of the programme.
The focus will be on increasing the support offered to people who are admitted to, or attend our hospitals, to help them stop smoking or to reduce harm from tobacco and be smoke free whilst receiving NHS care.
The role demands experience of developing and implementing new programmes, working with senior stakeholders to deliver a new service at North Bristol Trust and UHBW, ensuring equity of access to smoking cessation support for inpatients across both Trusts. As well as demonstrating programme management skills, the individual will be expected to offer support and creativity to the Tobacco Clinical Lead and Smoking Cessation Advisors to support the outcomes. The role will need to support stakeholders to develop the programme and deliver the required objectives and manage effective working relationships.
The programme manager will have responsibility for managing the Programme on behalf of NBT & UHBW as part of the wider BNSSG Treating Tobacco Dependency programme.
Within the programme, the role holder will be responsible for:
- Managing the programme and projects on a day to day basis.
- Developing programme and project documentation.
- Writing Business cases and managing them through the organisational review and approval cycle.
- Identifying and supporting achievement of programme benefits realisation.
- Planning programmes and project tranches.
- Organising and running programme and project boards.
- Proving routine reporting and communications material for various boards and into the wider system plans.
- Ensuring IT data systems are developed that capture and report on patient smoking and delivery of stop smoking interventions
- Ensuring availability of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and other pharmacotherapy is on hospital formulary for all patients.
- Working with the Clinical Lead to develop and deliver a training programme for all frontline staff - focussing on their role within tobacco dependence treatment intervention, including online Very Brief Advice (VBA) training for all clinical staff.
We commit to treating each patient as an individual with respect and dignity, aiming to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a first-class experience for everyone who uses our services.
North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.
Although the post is hosted by NBT, the successful candidate will be expected to work across NBT and UHBW .
The TTD Programme Manager will plan and lead the strategic and operational delivery of the Treating Tobacco Dependency actions outlined in the Business Case across both North Bristol NHS Trust and UHBW.
Specifically, the TTD Programme Manager will:
- Lead the development and project management of the implementation of the TTD Programme in the NBT and UHBW Trusts and support the programme
- Provide leadership to promote culture change in relation to treating tobacco dependency and minimizing harm from tobacco.
- Lead the implementation of smoke free environments within the Trusts grounds and advise on the provision of support to promote staff health and wellbeing.
- Working at a strategic level, the post holder will be responsible for making recommendations, developing strategies and programmes and ensuring the delivery of best practice interventions for health improvement and illness prevention in patients, carers, visitors and staff.
- Working in collaboration with the clinical and operational leads to develop policies, procedures and clinical guidelines reflective of the Trusts needs in relation to national policy.
- Ensure implementation of treating tobacco dependency programmes requirements.
- Provide regular briefings and updates on the TTD programme’s progress to the Trusts’ Steering Groups, BNSSG TTD Steering Group, Executive Sponsor and Clinical Leads
- Through monitoring and evaluation, ensure robust data collection, meeting National and Local requirements, and data analysis to inform programme progress to demonstrate the benefits realisation.
- Support the Trusts to become a health promoting organisation, have healthy NHS premises and to contribute to a reduction in health inequalities.