Local Health Network Manager

Home Based

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Job Category
Home Based
£28,857.00 to £33,907.00
Closing date
Contract type
Fixed Term
Total hours per week

Who are we?

Shaw Trust is a progressive charity on an exciting journey to help five times more people over the next five years. For over 30 years we have supported disabled and disadvantaged people to make positive changes to their lives through training and employment, and our ambitious plans need the right people to help us transform many more lives, in many more ways.

What we do is exciting, fulfilling and diverse and it’s about to get even better. As well as employment services, we work with kids in schools, help offenders in prisons, and empower people to take part in activities that many of us would take for granted.

Working with us gives you far more benefits than a standard package; it gives you the chance to help turn someone’s life around.

What we need?

We are looking for a individual who can shape service provision across a large geographical area working with a diverse range of community based delivery organisations.

Providing vision and direction, you will lead the development of a local network of providers and interventions to meet the H&WB needs of participants coming through the Work and Health programme commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions. You will focus on ensuring the success of our community-based approach and building strong collaborative working arrangements with an extensive partnership network across a large geographial area within one of the Contract Package Areas where Shaw Trust is Commissioned to Deliver the Work and Health Programme

Using a social prescription approach, Support Managers on the Work and Health programme will signpost participants to access these interventions and you will monitor and analyse the network performance, uptake / capacity / innovation / changing needs and impact.

Flexibility in your aproach will be required as we need an active network of providers reflecting the changing customer needs throughout the life of programmes.

You will be comfortable in managing partners capactiy and performance. An important part of the role is to ensure providers are providing assurance and quality to H&WB standards, the Biopsychosocial model and 5 Ways to wellbeing.

This role is perfect for someone with a background in health and social care contract management or community capacity building, and the ability to capacity build a diverse range of health providers. An understanding of how the development of community-based services impacts the lives of people with health challenges is essential.

Are you right for the job?

  • Do you have experience in health and social care contract management or community capacity building?
  • Do you have experience of managing a wide range of contracts?
  • Are you a relationship builder, experienced in increasing capacity with other organisations and individuals and able to motivate them to continuously improve?
  • Are you proactive in achieving KPIs and targets across a diverse range of providers and contracts?
  • Do you have the experience to resolve complex issues and stay focused under pressure?
  • Are you confident in the analysis and interpretation of data in respect of outputs and outcomes to inform decisions on adapting or changing the provision procured

This role is Home Based but located within the geographical areas covering - Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Rutland,  and be flexible to travel within the geographical area as required when COVID measures are lifted.

Fixed term contract until 31 March 2021 with the potential to extend.