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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/09/2020.

Senior Improvement Manager

Job Reference: 028-AC118-0920

Public Health Wales NHS Trust
CQ2, Cardiff, Cardiff
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

Welcome to Public Health Wales the national public health agency in Wales. We exist to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities for people in Wales.

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We welcome applications from people who share our values of Working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference.

We are recruiting to two permanent Senior Improvement Manager roles to work with the Mental Health and Learning Disability Improvement team within Improvement Cymru. These posts will initially support:

  • Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Core Data Set project board and national roll out of the Outcome framework for Wales
  • Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Dementia Care programme

Improvement Cymru is expanding to step-up our support to help NHS Wales improve care for the people of Wales. Improvement Cymru is the national quality improvement service for NHS Wales delivered by Public Health Wales. Our goal is to work with NHS Wales and its partner organisations to achieve sustainable, measurable improvements so that the services offered to patients are safer, more effective and timely.

You will be joining an ambitious team, comprising some of the most qualified, experienced Improvement professionals in health and social care in Wales. Together, we lead, embed and champion Improvement across Wales – drawing on international best practice and evidence. As part of our new direction, we want to strengthen our team by recruiting new team members from diverse backgrounds with a mix of skills, personalities and experiences. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the role recruitment manager named below to discuss the role.

It will be essential for the post holder to build a strong and effective working relationship with colleagues working in the Health Boards, partner agencies, improvement teams, academia, and Welsh Government.

Interested candidates are strongly advised to speak to Andrea Gray, Mental Health Development Lead for Wales about the roles.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAndrea GrayJob titleMental Health Development Lead for WalesEmail

Public Health Wales, reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email using the address with which you registered. Please ensure you check your email account regularly.

We are committed to fair, transparent recruitment and believe in equality of opportunity in our workplace and will not tolerate discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, religion or belief, race or nationality, marriage or civil partnership status, sex, sexual orientation, working pattern, caring responsibilities, trade union activity or political beliefs – or on any other grounds. We welcome applications from individuals who may wish to work part time or apply on a job share basis.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff awaiting redeployment. We therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. To support our all Wales service, we particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website

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