Our client has an opportunity for an Improving Care Manager to join the team based in the Witham office or homebased on a full time basis for a fixed term contract. You will receive a competitive salary of £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits including flexible working and early finishes. This role can be either office or home based.
Our client is a forward thinking and commercially focused organisation, and is the leading charity for the 4.5 million people with the condition in the UK. As they continue to improve their processes, through continual development and change, this is an exciting time to join them. With established funding streams and following on from the success of their previous five-year plan, they are in a strong position to continue developing and responding to changing environments.
About the role
As their Improving Care Manager you will be working closely with the Regional Head for the Eastern Region, the Improving Care Manager will be responsible for improving the lives of people with diabetes with particular emphasis on promoting improvements in health care delivery.
You will develop and maintain meaningful and constructive engagement with NHS organisations in order to progress improvements in diabetes care in the region.
As their Improving Care Manager they will offer you:
- Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays
- A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,600 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments)
- Early finish Friday and flexible working
- Discounts on gym membership and days out
- Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life
- Annual Season ticket loan
- Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities
- Generous pension provision, life assurance and permanent health insurance
The Improving Care Manager duties and key responsibilities:
- Provide support to people acting as user representatives with the NHS.
- Monitor and evaluate progress in developing effective relationships and feedback intelligence to the Regional Manager and Central teams on a regular basis (through structured processes and mechanisms).
- Undertake any other duties as required by the Eastern Regional Head to enable the full functioning of the regional team and to support organisational objectives, including accompanying the Regional Head to Eastern wide clinical networks meetings; standing in on occasion for the Regional Head at other meetings in the Eastern region, and supporting the rest of the regional team with the delivery of Eastern wide regional projects not necessarily within the direct remit of this role as and when necessary.
- Work with staff in the Policy & Care Improvement and Communications Directorates to implement and monitor campaigns and influencing plans.
Their ideal Improving Care Manager will have the below skills and experience:
- Educated to degree level or equivalent
- Credible and have gravitas
- Self-motivated and able to plan and manage their own workload
- Willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
- Willing to travel extensively across the Eastern Region, with regular travel to London.
- Clean UK driving licence and access to car for work purposes.
- Proven experience of working in an influencing or campaigning role
- Proven experience in change management systems delivered at a local or regional level
- Working in an NHS environment or in complex large organisations
- Negotiation and persuasion
- Working with volunteers or service user representatives
- Computer skills including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & databases.
- Knowledge of the voluntary or charity sector
Our client has a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm – if you’d like to be part of that, why not join them?
If you feel you have the skills and experience to join their forward thinking and commercially focused charity as their Improving Care Manager, please click apply today!
Closing Date: 19 February, 2018
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable and expects all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.
Our client recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.
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