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Delivery Manager

NHS AfC: Band 8b

Main area
Administrative and Clerical
NHS AfC: Band 8b
6 Month Secondment
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£49,242 - £59,964 per annum
28/08/2018 23:59
Interview date

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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As a senior manager in the Delivery Team for NHS England North Region – Cheshire & Merseyside, the post-holder will work as part of a team responsible for assurance of CCGs and for delivery of key performance targets.

Working to the Head of Assurance & Delivery, the post-holder will work with CCGs, A&E Delivery Boards and other partners across the Cheshire & Merseyside Health & Care Partnership in order to:

  • Support clinicians and managers in the delivery of NHS constitutional standards and to improve and sustain performance
  • Develop NHS England’s understanding of commissioners priorities and plans
  • Develop a sound understanding of CCG governance processes
  • Develop a good working relationships with organisations across Cheshire & Merseyside, contributing to the development of the Cheshire & Merseyside Health & Care Partnership

In particular, the post-holder will work with the Head of Assurance & Delivery to ensure delivery of the Five Year Forward View, improve performance against constitutional standards and to ensure the robust development and delivery of CCG recovery plans where required. The post holder will support the Head of Delivery to monitor and assess CCG's against the Improvement and Assessment Framework and ensure CCGs comply with the requirements of Strategic Planning for 2017 - 2019.

The post-holder will work with and support colleagues within the team on -

  • Assurance of CCG plans
  • Assurance of CCG performance
  • Performance management of CCGs against key NHS constitutional standards
  • Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR)


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Andy Thomas -

01138 251 456