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Improving Value Manager - Severe Asthma

NHS AfC: Band 8c

Main area
Specialised Commissioning
NHS AfC: Band 8c
Fixed term until 31st March 2019
Part time 18.75 hours per week
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Skipton House
£59,090 - £71,243 per annum pro rata
25/11/2018 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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The Improving Value Team provides expertise and support to specialised commissioning to help meet the challenge of delivering annual efficiency; supporting specialised commissioning teams to identify opportunities for improved value in specialised services and develop solutions to address these opportunities.

The post holder (working with the project team) will establish and coordinate a collaborative improvement project with Severe Asthma Centres and Specialised Commissioners across England.  The project will work with clinical teams to agree and develop solutions for a standard optimal pathway of care for severe asthma that will deliver both improved patient outcomes and optimise use of biological therapies in the severe asthma pathway.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Real expertise in the application of improvement methodology in health services.
  • Experience in working with clinical leaders.
  • Project leadership skills.
  • An understanding of the commissioning/provider environment for specialised respiratory services.
  • Practical experience of linking quality improvement with cost reduction.

The post is currently funded until 31st March 2019.We will be making a further business case to gain funding for 2019/20 as well.


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