Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/05/2021.

Deputy Director (Business & Events)

Job Reference: 173-17021-COR-A

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Co-Space North (Remote working), Leeds
£45,753 - £51,668 Per Annum Pro Rata

All references should be directed through the Employers HR Department wherever possible to comply with NHS Check Standards. Please ensure that a HR address/email is provided for each referee named.

WE CAN ONLY SHORTLIST THOSE APPLICANTS THAT MEET ALL OF THE ESSENTIAL CRITERIA. Please read the personal specification carefully before applying.

Previous applicants need not apply.

This is a senior post and requires previous and significant experience at a senior level in the context of the role.

The post holder will need to be proactive and innovative bringing in new business through marketing and communications, influencing, strategic planning, partnership working and bid writing.

The role also requires extensive experience in developing and delivering events and new blended offline and digital learning and capacity building programmes in the field of co-design, digital innovation and inclusion.

Post holders will be expected to bring with them a toolkit full of ideas, models and tools drawn from fields such as service design, digital, improvement science, community development, social change and mental health and wellbeing.

The job holder will manage relationships between mHabitat and a wide range of stakeholders in order to develop the team, organisation, programmes and projects. It is essential that the post holder values and proactively works in partnership with people with lived experience.

They will work collaboratively with partners to improve service quality, develop new business and proactively promote the person centred ethos of the mHabitat. They will be adept at: working in multidisciplinary, highly skilled teams; delivering complex projects; managing dependencies and risks; breaking down barriers and removing blockers to delivery; facilitating planning and estimation; tracking and reporting on progress against goals; matrix managing team members, and motivating teams while responding to changing environments.

This position is part of a job share given the range of responsibilities.

**Please note any correspondence following application will be sent via & the Trust's Resourcing Team**

For further details / informal visits contact:

Roz Davies -

All applications submitted will be held by and the Trust Resourcing team. If you are unsuccessful at interview your details will be held for a further 6 months and then deleted.

***Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees will be required to pay for their DBS Check, and to subscribe to the DBS Update Service.***

If a DBS Check is required for your role the Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost of the DBS check (Enhanced Check £48 or Standard Check £30) by way of deductions from your salary over the first 3 consecutive months of employment with the Trust. As a condition of your employment you will also be required to register with and to participate in the DBS Update Service, and will be responsible for maintaining payment, and subscription to the DBS Update Service (£13 annual payment).DBS checks for volunteers remain free of charge.

NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application.

The Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • Armed Forces Covenant