Regional Manager

Health Education Engla
Stewart House, London
Competitive salary
08 Jun 2021
11 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
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Based in London with regional travel across the south. The post holder may also at times be required to work at any Health Education England establishment or external stakeholder site across the country.

Following approval from the Department of Education, HEE has been awarded funding to develop a national Supported Internship programme Project Choice for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LDD) as well as autism.

For those individuals that are unable to access an apprenticeship pathway, the Supported Internship model has been identified as a key priority, which can bring significant value to the NHS by providing young people with LDD/ Autism with the training and work experience required for careers in the NHS and its associated sectors.

The Regional Manager will play a key role in developing and delivering the infrastructure to enable HEE to deliver NHS Project Choice Supported Internship programme for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

This role will have leadership responsibility for this high profile national project, working in collaboration at a national level with HEE and across the wider system.

The role will manage and co-ordinate the roll out of the programme across the NHS Trusts in England; work with referring Local Authorities (LAs) and the Trusts to ensure programme delivery for the young people is effectively administered,

The role will include responsibility for the teams and programme plan, ensuring the required systems and processes are in place to monitor and assess the progress and impact of the programme, putting in place the appropriate risk management strategies to offset any risks which might affect the achievement of intended priorities and objectives. You will have knowledge of and have implemented staff appraisal processes.

Working closely with a range of stakeholders including Local Authorities, HEE and NHS Trusts, the post holder will require a demonstrable history of advanced negotiation, influencing and engagement skills, to ensure the programme can be delivered to the highest standards. You will have experience of multi-agency working and of presenting to board level audiences. You will have a strong management history and demonstrable ability to maintain a highly effective regional team across multiple sites. You will have a strong understanding of LD safeguarding processes and polices in line with National guidelines. You will have a teaching qualification or equivalent extensive experience of training students with LD in the classroom and on work placements, and experience of contributing to successful Ofsted outcomes for a delivered teaching organisation. You will hold a Training in Systematic Instruction and SEND qualification. Train the trainer Systematic Instruction certificate would be an advantage. The post holder will be familiar with legislation relating to Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP's) and the role of Project Choice as a provider in facilitating reviews of them, adopting the person centred review model when doing so.

This role will be located in London and Hampshire, however the contracted HEE base will be Stewart House, WC1B 5DN.

For posts based in Inner London, the above salaries will include the additional supplement of 20% of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £4,473 per annum and a maximum payment of £6,890 per annum. This is offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and is based on office location.

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:

Name: Linda Selby

Job title: Project Choice National Lead - Operations

Email address:

Telephone number: 07747 775659

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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.

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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.

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