Deputy Head of Quality & Commissioning

2 days left

Recruiter
Health Education England
Location
Westbridge Place/ St Chad's Court, Leicester/ Birmingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Ref
984-M-MIDE-1-10267
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution.

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy's pregnancy at work scheme.

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution.

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy's pregnancy at work scheme.

Applicants are invited to apply for the exciting opportunity to become Deputy Head of Quality & Commissioning, leading on the quality of education for all healthcare learners across the Midlands.

The successful applicant will be based in either the Leicester or Birmingham office and will lead a dynamic team under the direction of the Head of Quality and Commissioning to provide leadership to all elements of the education quality and commissioning function and ensure visible leadership to all staff.

Working closely with the Head of Quality and Commissioning the post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the HEE Quality Framework provides assurance that all learners are educated in high quality learning environments to support the delivery of excellent healthcare. They will also lead on the management of education contracts and agreements with NHS organisations and Higher Education Providers, managing associated budgets and staffing.

This busy and rewarding role will take advantage of the right candidate's ability to build long-lasting internal and external stakeholder relationships and to ensure effective leadership; motivating and developing staff within teams to ensure organisational objectives are met, and will include active development of the local health and social care system to ensure local and national strategies, policies and frameworks are implemented effectively. Experience working at a senior management level and ability to maintain high levels of personal performance are both essential skills needed for this role.

This role offers opportunities for working at a local, regional and national level. A broad range of skills will be needed for this role and HEE is a supportive employer for nurturing development and encouraging talent

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 8c with a full-time starting salary of £63,751, with a pay step increase after 5 years' service.

These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review.

If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience we need then don't delay, apply today! We get lots of applications for our roles and so we sometimes have to close our posts early. Don't miss out!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Leanne Clews, Head of Quality and Commissioning, Midlands, leanne.clews@hee.nhs.uk

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Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Candidates are reminded that, if you are applying on a secondment basis, you must have agreement with your current manager that if successful you will be released for the period of the secondment.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

If you are successful at interview, then it is normal practice for our recruitment service to request your references as soon as possible and this may happen prior to you receiving a written offer letter.

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION VIA NHS JOBS

After applying, your application will be imported into our third-party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Health Education England transferring the information contained in this application to TRAC. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

If you a query relating to your application process, please contact The Recruitment Team on 0300 3230201.

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