Local Health Network Manager

Home Based

This vacancy is now closed

Job Category
Home Based
£31,742.00 to £36,792.00
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 an individual who can lead and develop a team of 5 Local Health managers. This team will build and manage lasting strategic, operational and commercial relationships with a network of community health and wellbeing partners. The role of your team will be to build a local network of providers and interventions to support the achievement of targets for the Work and Health Programme(WHP) as commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions. As a member of the Senior Management Team on the WHP You will provide vision and direction, across our operational areas (Midlands, East Anglia, Home Counties, West London) .

You will be required to manage the team and the Network to a given budget and therefore, the ability to lead within financial targets is required. Using a social prescription approach, Support Managers on the Work and Health programme will signpost participants to access these interventions and the Local Health Managers will monitor uptake / capacity / innovation / changing needs and impact. Flexibility in your approach will be required as we need an active network of providers reflecting the changing participant needs throughout the life of programmes.

You will be highly experienced in line managing people to given objectives and expecting results. You will be able to provide support to the team to continually develop them to manage partners capacity 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 with the ability to capacity build a diverse range of health providers. It is essential that the person understands how the objectives of their team support overall contract Key Performance Indicators so you will have experience of working in a target driven environment. An understanding of how the development of community-based services impacts the lives of people with mental health challenges is essential.

Are you right for the job?

  • Do you have experience in health and social care contract management?
  • Do you have experience of budget management and financial controls?
  • 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

Home Based but located within the West London area and 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.