Digital Navigator - NHS

NHS Digital Navigator, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Digital Navigator - NHS

NHS Digital Navigator, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

The programme is delivered in partnership with programme sponsors and provides innovative organisations developing digital health solutions with access to a structured course of support and advice. It is aimed at helping the business cohort to better understand and navigate the NHS, identify areas for development, help signpost to other support services, including funders, regulatory experts and future potential customers, whilst enabling accelerated company growth and increased market presence.

To apply for this role you must have an NHS Background and experience within NHS IT Systems, digital and medical technologies

Role Details

  • Deliver a digital accelerator programme, building on the proven model to date, key relationships, sector knowledge and collaboration opportunities
  • Drive and support the planning, management and delivery of key implementation projects
  • Develop and maintain the evidence base for technologies adopted to support wider adoption and dissemination
  • Provide delivery support to the Enterprise and Innovation team on a range of related activities such as company triage, SME support and innovation exchange events as required
  • Act as key account manager for digital innovations in our pipeline, supporting commercial growth and spread and adoption
  • Develop an excellent relationship with Propel alumni, seeking out opportunities for further adoption and spread
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to related programmes of work- such as the delivery of international accelerators and network collaborations.
  • Keeping up to date with the national digital policy and funding landscape, for example NHSX funding opportunities and national innovation funding opportunities and sharing intelligence and insights with the wider team.
  • Work with the organisation to develop relationships and influence, to ensure ownership of change is achieved, and that supportive and sustainable performance management frameworks are in place.
  • Work with key stakeholders to support implementation of change initiatives in the many organisations that deliver care at primary, secondary, tertiary and community level. Stakeholders must include patients and the wider public.
  • Establish and lead communication and engagement activity workshops and events across multiple stakeholders. Manage regular, consistent communications of programme vision and direction using a variety of formats including social media and NHS networks (e.g., via regular progress reports/newsletters).
  • To deliver an agreed work plan for the digital health navigation programme, which includes specific milestones, activities and outputs.
  • To provide regular progress reports to the executive teams
  • Manage the Programme budget(s)
  • To build up an extensive and effective network of contacts in the sectors relevant to the agreed areas of work.
  • To maintain regular contact with these contacts to a high professional standard, to maximise cooperation, collaboration and development.
  • To identify and exploit opportunities for innovation, development, wealth generation, service and health improvement in the designated area(s) of work.
  • To support and contribute to the activities of any governing group relevant to the post holder’s work.
  • To measure the impact in line with the required outputs
  • To be an expert resource to the structures, by maintaining a high level of current, evidence based knowledge relevant to the post holder’s areas of work interest.
  • To arrange events such as meetings, workshops, webinars etc. in order to maintain a high degree of engagement, awareness, and transparency and to promote cross fertilisation of ideas.

Next Steps

Please phone and email a CV. Details on the right of screen.


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Sector: Commercial
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Pay:£46000 - £47000 + Excellent Benefits Annual
Type: Permanent

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Please phone us on 01484 513333 (or 01947 660400 for Whitby-based) or email your CV

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