Deputy PCN Manager/Digital Transformation Manager


Deputy PCN Manager/Digital Transformation Manager

Denton Primary Care Network

The closing date is 11 March 2024

Job summary

DAD Primary Care Network is a network of 6 practices with a list size of over 50,000 patients. The Deputy PCN Manager/Digital Transformation role exists to support the PCN Manager and work alongside the PCN Manager to deliver the DAD Primary Care Network agenda. The postholder will form an integral part of the PCN leadership team working closely with the Clinical Director and the PCN board members. The postholder will act as point of expertise, coordinate the successful achievement of all governance requirements, translate national and local policy into meaningful changes, and will support practices to achieve improved outcomes for the local population.


Main duties of the job

This role is for 2/2.5 days per week (17.5 hrs (negotiable) to play a pivotal role in the delivery of high quality primary health care within DAD PCN alongside the PCN Manager. Support the DAD PCN Clinical Director and board to ensure the smooth running of the Network To be involved in the management and development of the Network To be responsible for the production of performance and quality reports within the Network and other Network initiatives To be responsible for the oversight of the Networks financial systems/PCN employed staff /payments to all the practices within the Network Ensure the PCNs compliance with the GDPR and FOI along with other relevant legislation and professional information management standards such as GMC/BMA and LMC guidance To represent DAD PCN in cross organisation meetings when agreed e.g locality/ICFT/ICB and GM meetings


About us

Denton Primary Care Network is a collaboration of the primary care teams based at 3 Denton general medical practices - Millgate Healthcare Partnership; Guide Bridge Medical; Denton Medical Practice, and 3 Droylsden based general medical practices Market Street Medical, Droylsden Medical and Medlock Vale Medical Practice. We currently have a PCN population of over 50,000 patients and the PCN staff work in conjunction with the local general practices to support both local and national priorities working closely with our local care homes, housebound and most vulnerable patients. We ensure all our staff have regular input and training from senior management to review any educational or development needs and to support them to meet and exceed any clinical and non clinical requirements. We are always looking to help individuals develop, grow and flourish in their careers

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Deputy PCN Manager's areas of responsibility include: Working alongside the PCN Manager to collaboratively be the first point of contact for Practice Managers and Board Members with regard to delivery of Network projects/schemes. Manage contractual requirements on behalf of the Network. Co-ordinate training and development of PCN clinical/administrative staff. Co-ordinate the delivery of enhanced services and other service submissions on behalf of the Network. Provide operational leadership and management to PCN staff (with support of CD for clinicians) in line with HR policies & procedures. Support recruitment, induction and training of new PCN staff. Ensure all PCN staff are compliant who work directly for DAD inline with H&S, governance. Conduct staff audits to provide board members with assurance of safety Collate feedback / analysis data on behalf of the Network to report to the CCG and board members To manage the Workflow processes in relation to the above Ensure Network and Board Meetings are minuted and agreed actions points noted. Circulate communications in a timely manner to PMs and Network Leads Seek income generating opportunities for DAD network Work with all 6 practices individually by attending practice meetings or being based at practice locations on adhoc basis to extend on building relationships with practice and pcn staff . Investigate and respond to any patient / staff complaints and incidents that directly relate to DAD PCN


Person Specification



  • Degree level education, management qualification, or equivalent management experience.



  • Experience of project management.
  • Knowledge of working in an administrative/business environment to include Finance and HR.


  • Previous NHS experience to include Primary Care.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Denton Primary Care Network


Millgate Healthcare Partnership

119 Manchester Road


M34 3RA

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For questions about the job, contact:

PCN Manager

Heather Palmer


Date posted

23 February 2024

Pay scheme



Depending on experience



Working pattern

Part-time, Job share

Reference number


Job locations

Millgate Healthcare Partnership

119 Manchester Road


M34 3RA

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