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Improvement Manager - INTERNAL TO NHS WALES EMPLOYEES ONLY

Band 7

Main area
Improvement
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Secondment until 31/03/2022, due to funding
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
028-AC202-1220-A
Site
CQ2, Cardiff
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
04/03/2021 23:59

Welcome to Public Health Wales the national public health agency in Wales. We exist to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities for people in Wales.

To find out more visit Public Health Wales and read about our Strategic Plan or follow us on twitter

Working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference

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PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY NHS WALES.

THIS POST IS A FULL TIME SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY UNTIL 31 MARCH 2022.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THIS SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING.

This is an opportunity for a secondment role at Improvement Cymru, to be part of our team at a busy and exciting time as we expand to step-up our support to help NHS Wales improve care for the people of Wales. Improvement Cymru is the national quality improvement service for NHS Wales delivered by Public Health Wales. Our goal is to work with NHS Wales and its partner organisations to achieve sustainable, measurable improvements so that the services offered to patients are safer, more effective and timely.

The Mental Health and Learning Disability team within Improvement Cymru at Public Health Wales is looking for an Improvement Manager to support the work of the mental health and learning disabilities core data set project board.

It will be essential for the post holder to build a strong and effective working relationship with colleagues working in the Health Boards, partner agencies, improvement teams, academia, and Welsh Government. 

You’ll be joining an ambitious team, comprising some of the most qualified, experienced Improvement professionals in health and social care in Wales. Together, we lead, embed and champion Improvement across Wales – drawing on international best practice and evidence. As part of our new direction, we want to strengthen our team by recruiting new team members from diverse backgrounds with a mix of skills, personalities and experiences – considering candidates from both an NHS background as well as other sectors. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the role recruitment manager named below to discuss the role further if they have any queries.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

The post holder will be based at CQ2 but will work remotely initially due to the Covid-19 situation

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Andrea Gray
Job title
Mental Health Development Lead for Wales
Email address
andrea.gray@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
07813354652


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