Senior Innovation Manager

NHS AfC: Band 8c

Main area
Innovation and Research
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8c
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
990-NHSE9374C
Site
Quarry House, Leeds or Skipton House, London
Town
Leeds/London
Salary
£56,665 - £69,168 per annum
Closing
28/01/2018 23:59

NHS England leads the National Health Service (NHS) in England. We set the priorities and direction of the NHS and encourage and inform the national debate to improve health and care.

We want everyone to have greater control of their health and their 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 spending this money effectively for patients and efficiently for the tax payer. A lot of the work we do involves the commissioning of health care services in England. We commission the contracts for GPs, pharmacists, and dentists and we support local health services that are led by groups of GPs called Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). CCGs plan and pay for local services such as hospitals and ambulance services.

We have devised a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View. And now, with our partners, we are delivering that vision. This vision shows that we are getting serious about prevention, identifying and delivering improvements in health care, redesigning the NHS so it continues to meet the needs of patients, ensuring the NHS is financially sustainable and engaging the public in this whole process.

We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations.

Please note, if the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area Supplement. If this post is an Executive or Senior Manager (ESM) role or Medical Leader position this supplement is not applicable.

Innovation and Research Unit - Senior Innovation Manager

The Innovation and Research Unit is a dynamic team within the Strategy and Innovation Directorate, responsible for NHS England’s work to support the adoption and uptake of innovative technologies, and to fulfil our legal duty in respect of research.  

The Unit oversees a number of initiatives and programmes designed to support the research agenda and support the uptake of innovation into the NHS, such as the Small Business Research Initiative; the NHS innovation Accelerator, the Innovation and Technology Tariff and Payment and the Academic Health Science Networks.

The Five Year Forward View and Next Steps for the Five Year Forward View highlighted the role that science, technology and innovation will play in responding to the challenges that the health services faces.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kathy Scott, Head and Innovation and Research Unit  

Tel: 07714 773382

kathy.scott@nhs.net