Working with PCC

Primary Care Commissioning (PCC) is an independent provider of practical, expert support to commissioners and general practices. A not-for-profit social business with roots in the NHS, PCC’s mission is to help NHS organisations to improve services for patients with the emphasis on quality of care and value for money.

PCC offers a varied, exciting, challenging and rewarding working environment.  PCC has a number of employed staff and can also offer opportunities for associate staff, via our preferred supplier network, on a sessional basis.

Current vacancies

Adviser

PCC is seeking an adviser to join our team. You will support GP practices, other primary care providers and commissioners to develop primary care services to be sustainable now and fit for the future. The role will also support the development of integrated working across local health systems. Candidates will need proven experience in managing projects, planning, client liaison, effective influencing, negotiating and facilitation. You will also have experience of working in primary care, preferably in general practice, and of federation development or other collaborative arrangements. The role will involve forming good working relationships with local commissioners and providers, and requires frequent travel within England/UK with overnight stays.

This is a permanent post with salary in the region of £42,450 to £57,370 depending on experience.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to wendie.groves@pcc.nhs.uk by 5pm on Wednesday 22 August. Interviews will be held w/c 19 September 2018.

Download the job description and person specification.

Events executive

PCC is looking to recruit to its events team.  Reporting to the events team manager, you will have an operational remit and play a vital role in the delivery of PCC events. You will have responsibility for the day to day running of your own event projects from inception to completion and support other events in our programme as required.  We are looking to hear from highly organised individuals with previous end-to-end event management experience, who are able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication and project management skills are vital. The ideal candidate will be passionate about events and focussed on delivering quality every time.  If you are interested in joining the team please send a CV and covering letter to Wendie.groves@pcc.nhs.uk by 5pm on Friday 7 September 2018.  Interviews will be held in Leeds on Wednesday 19 September 2018.

Download the job description.

Rewards and benefits

Rewards and benefits for employed staff include competitive salary, 25 days holiday entitlement, company pension scheme, childcare vouchers and additional holiday purchase via a salary sacrifice scheme and a discretionary bonus scheme.  Most roles are home based but involve frequent national travel and often require overnight stays.

We support the development of our staff, offering training and personal development opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills needed to perform their jobs.

Data protection 

As part of the recruitment process PCC collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants.  PCC is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to how it meets its data protection obligations.  Details regarding this can be found in our job applicant’s privacy notice.

PCC associates

As a long established national provider of support to healthcare commissioners and providers, PCC is in demand across a number of diverse areas across England and Wales. As healthcare structures evolve and new organisations develop, there is a constant need to provide our clients with expertise and experience. We also need to be flexible enough to provide the necessary expertise locally wherever possible.  We are always looking for people from across the healthcare sector with the knowledge and skills to support our workstreams.

PCC associates work for us under task-specific contracts, either delivering workshops, speaking at national events, providing services or doing hands on work with clients. If you are interested in working for PCC as an associate, either on a limited geographic basis or nationally, please forward your CV to jackie.kirkham@pcc.nhs.uk with a covering message briefly stating how your experience could benefit PCC and our clients. 

Data protection - When you are invited to join PCC’s preferred supplier database we will need to collect and process personal data relating to you in order to manage the relationship and meet our legal obligations.  PCC is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to how it meets its data protection obligations.  Details regarding this can be found in our associate privacy notice.