• This post is only open to internal applicants.

Deputy Director

NHS AfC: Band 9

Main area
General Practice Strategy And Contracts
NHS AfC: Band 9
Fixed Term until April 2019
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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London or Leeds
£84,507 - £102,506 per annum
22/07/2018 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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Deputy Director: General Practice Strategy And Contracts – Fixed-Term, Maternity Cover

Skipton House, London or Quarry House, Leeds

An opportunity has arisen to appoint to a maternity cover post in NHS England’s New Business Models and Primary Care Contracts Groups for a fixed term of 6 months, with the possibility of extending to a total of a further 6 months. As a Deputy Director, the post holder will be responsible for leading on a wide portfolio of work enabling new ways of working within primary care including: 

  • Working with key stakeholders to negotiate annual changes to the GP contract
  • Leading and inputting into major reviews and projects associated with the GP contract including premises, QOF, funding arrangements for digital primary care providers and support to primary care networks

The post holder will work closely with other Deputy Directors in the New Business Models and Primary Care Contracts Groups and teams leading on primary care delivery across NHS England to ensure work is aligned to the overall primary care strategy.

The post holder will have significant management experience with the ability to manage other team members effectively and build relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders to deliver significant elements of policy development and implementation. The post holder will also be required to work flexibly and to take on new challenges and priorities as work evolves.


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