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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2022.

Leadership and Learning Lead

Job Reference: 256-SH-344

Surrey Heartlands CCG
Quality Improvement
Dukes Court, Woking
£56,609 - £65,707

This is an exciting opportunity for a compassionate, caring and enthusiastic person to join our newly formed team, in which we place a high importance on equality and diversity, alongside the NHS and organisational values we expect everyone to demonstrate during their work - respect, collaboration, excellence and learning.

As the Leadership and Learning Lead you will be leading and developing a support offer for multi-professionals across the system to develop leadership skills, and the role includes responsibility for delivery of system leadership development programmes, including the Surrey 500 programme.

The role will require working across organisational boundaries to develop leadership and talent capability across the system, enabling multi-professionals to input into system wide transformation and development, working closely with the ICS People and Digital directorate to ensure alignment with the NHS People Plan. You will be working with both system and place based colleagues to understand and translate place leadership and talent priorities into opportunities for scale and spread.

The idea candidate for this opportunity will have a strong connection to our NHS and organisational values and experience in leadership development / systems leadership/ organisational development. In addition, you will have experience working across organisational boundaries, excellent communication skills, and having a health or care professional background would be beneficial but not essential.

It is an exciting time to be joining the growing Multi-Professional Leadership directorate as we move towards becoming an Integrated Care System, with the aim to improve quality across Surrey Heartlands by:

  • creating a culture that is focused on continuous improvement and learning,
  • ensuring that our health and care services provide people with safe, effective, responsive, caring, well led, and compassionate services,
  • where innovation is encouraged and is safe.

The CCG is currently operating a mixture of home and office working, and are offering a temporary contractual base at our CCG Woking Office, with travel likely expected across Surrey to meet the needs of the role. We are currently establishing a number of new office sites that will form bases for employees, mixed with home working, depending on the needs of the role.

Please see attached Job Description for more information, please ensure that you pay careful attention to the essentials and desirables of the person specification when completing your supporting statement, emphasising how you demonstrate our organisational values within your work.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Jane Lovatt Job title Associate Director for Multi-Professional Improvement and Engagement Email address Telephone number 07818036920

Additional contact information

We are available to discuss any aspects of this role during the recruitment process, therefore please feel free to contact if you have any questions.



We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better patient outcomes. We welcome all applications, especially those from underrepresented communities, including people with a disability, and those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

As part of the organisation’s commitment to achieving equality of opportunity for all staff, Surrey Heartlands ICB will consider all requests for flexible working on hiring. For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, compressed hours, part-time hours and/or job-sharing, and homeworking.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways. Please talk to us at interview about any flexible working arrangements you would prefer or require. While we may not be able to fully accommodate all requests, such requests will not be referenced during the interview scoring process, and we will fully consider and try to accommodate them for successful applicants.

In accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care Board will not discriminate against or dismiss the applications of candidates with spent convictions for posts which are not exempt from this legislation.

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