Commissioning Intern

Title: Commissioning Intern (3 months) | £24K - £25K | National Healthcare Provider | Central London

Industry: HR and administration

Role/Sector: Project management   |   Admin   |   Office manager   |   PA   |   Customer services

Location: Central London

Placement: Internship (going permanent)

Duration: 2 months

Salary: £24,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

A healthcare organisation responsible for the successful management and delivery of healthcare services provided to over two million people living in North West London, ensuring local residents receive high quality, modern and sustainable healthcare services.  


A motivated and enthusiastic graduate with an interest in health is sought for a vacancy in Central London Clinical Commissioning Group.


The successful candidate could expect to support and coordinate associated projects including conducting research and contributing to policy reports. The role provides opportunity for development and there is scope to expand and adapt the position according to the skills and interests of a suitable candidate. An interest in the NHS and healthcare sector is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide support for projects situated across different teams in Central London CCG:

  • Conducting desk-based research and writing up findings.
  • Proofreading and editing reports
  • Contributing to written reports, commissioning, policy and business case documents.
  • Meeting with stakeholders within CCGs, local authority partners and voluntary sector organisations to understand project requirements.
  • Inputting, monitoring and checking data, required for finite and ongoing projects within the teams.
  • Supporting the team in project management and participating in department events.
  • Providing guidance and advice on relevant policies and procedures

Coordinate team administration by:

  • Preparing agendas, taking minutes and distributing notes of meetings including group discussions, project meetings, contract meetings etc.
  • Acting as a point of contact for teams, dealing and responding effectively with complex queries from stakeholders and passing on relevant information to appropriate team members sensitively and autonomously.
  • Managing the electronic diary for the team including arranging and changing appointments.
  • Taking telephone calls for the team when out of the office.
  • Running and collating reports to the Board and senior management as required.
  • Developing and maintaining effective electronic and paper filing systems, to ensure that information is kept securely and is accessible to other members of the team.
  • Working with administrators/PAs within the organisation to provide an effective network of communication including dealing with visitors.

Key Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level or significant equivalent previous proven experience.
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm in NHS issues and/or children’s health and safeguarding
  • Experience in dealing with the public and dealing with sensitive and confidential information.
  • Intermediate knowledge of IT systems and software programmes such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Clear communicator with excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Good standard of data entry and presentation skills: capable of constructing and delivering clear information/ instructions to staff and service users
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy working environment and able to multi-task
  • Understands importance of building good working relationships
  • Able to work on own initiative, organising and prioritising workloads to changing and often tight deadlines
  • Professional, calm and efficient manner
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • Positive and flexible approach to work
  • Experience of policy/business writing and research.
  • Proactive – trusted to get stuck in and work without supervision

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