NHS Oldham CCG

Working for us

NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group offers excellent employment opportunities to new and existing staff. We also host Greater Manchester Shared Services, which provides commissioning support services to the Greater Manchester CCGs, offering further employment opportunities.

We aim to be a model employer by embedding best HR practice and supporting new ways of working. Greater Manchester Shared Services People Services Directorate plays a key role providing Human Resource (HR) services in areas such as change management, organisational development, workforce planning, learning and development and operational support.

We pride ourselves on offering good working conditions, job security, lifelong learning, fair pay and benefits, staff involvement and a balance between work and personal life. 

We enjoy a forward thinking and innovative culture and our vision is to have healthy people, living healthy lives in healthy communities. We understand the only way to deliver this is to have the right people with the right skills.

Current jobs

NHS Oldham CCG vacancies are published via NHS Jobs national website.  If you are interested in working for the CCG and would like to view our current vacancies http://www.jobs.nhs.uk/cgi-bin/advsearch?vpd_code=607(External Website)

Equal opportunities

The CCG is committed to being an employer that demonstrates equal opportunities. As such, we oppose discrimination on any grounds – this includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability, HIV status, race, colour, religion, political, trade union or other opinion or belief, material or social origin, association with a minority, domestic circumstances, property, birth or other status.

Positive about Disability

We are proud to hold the Two Ticks, ‘Positive about Disability’ status and as such have an obligation to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people in terms of recruitment and selection procedures, employment and termination of staff, or if employment arrangements or premises place disabled people at a substantial disadvantage compared with non disabled people.

We welcome applications from disabled candidates and are a two tick disability employer. Applicants need only meet the minimum criteria to be invited to interview. We will also make any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process to enable you to pursue your application, providing that you inform us of any special requirements.

Work/life balance

As an employer we are committed to improving the quality of working life for all our staff by continually developing new schemes and initiatives for their benefit. We offer flexible working patterns wherever possible.

Employee benefits

Here is a summary of some of the benefits and services which are on offer:

  • 27 days paid minimum holiday and bank holiday entitlement
  • NHS pension scheme (External Website)
  • Flexible retirement 
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Flexitime
  • Family friendly policies
  • Occupational health services 
  • Staff counselling and advice services.

Agenda for Change 

The Agenda for Change system allocates posts to set pay bands, using the Job Evaluation Scheme. 

The pay system is designed to: 

  • deliver fair pay for non-medical staff based on the principle of 'equal pay for work of equal value'
  • provide better links between pay and career progression using the Knowledge and Skills Framework 
  • harmonise terms and conditions of service such as annual leave, hours and sick pay, and work done in 'unsocial hours'