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EPRR Manager

NHS AfC: Band 8b

Main area
Emergency and Resilience
NHS AfC: Band 8b
Fixed Term until September 2019
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Jenner House
£49,242 - £59,964 per annum
31/01/2019 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

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Fixed term contract until 30th September 2019

Closing date 31st January  Interview date 14th February


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an EPRR Manager to work across the South West North footprint.  The post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective emergency preparedness, resilience and response (EPRR) system for the NHS across the South West North to:


  • Ensure the delivery of a risk based EPRR strategy for the NHS
  • Ensure integration of plans to deliver a unified NHS response to incidents and system surge
  • Ensure appropriate  system  and  processes  are  in  place  to  enable  the implementation and monitoring of the EPRR strategy
  • Work with CCGs and providers to ensure potential impacts of proposed service / system changes are understood and resilience of the NHS to respond to an incident is maintained.
  • Support NHS England in maintaining capacity and a capability to co-ordinate a regional NHS response to an incident 24/7
  • Ensure the EPRR annual assurance review through the local LHRP is delivered and system improvement plans maintained and monitored
  • Promote business continuity management to avoid the destabilisation of NHS services.



We are looking for someone with EPRR experience who is confident, able to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders across the local resilience arena and demonstrate leadership across a fast moving agenda.  The post holder will be based in Jenner House, Chippenham or Sanger House Gloucester. 



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For further information please contact Louise Cadle Interim Head of EPRR  Email or telephone 07568431751