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Business Manager (2 Posts)

Job Reference: 833-AG-CS-76-20

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Post 1 - Adult Business Unit/ Post 2 - Children's Business Unit
Stockdale House, Citywide
£44,606 to £50,819 per annum pro rata

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

We are looking for two Business Managers to join the Children and Young People’s Business Unit and Adult Business Unit Leadership Teams at Leeds Community Healthcare.

Post 1 – Adult Business Unit

The Adult Business Unit provides a portfolio of community services for adults across Leeds and includes 13 Neighbourhood Teams and citywide services supporting people with complex and multiple long term conditions. Adult Business Unit services are a critical part of the Leeds Health and Care system with an evolving role working with partners in primary and secondary care and the third sector to develop our service offer in response to national guidance including the NHS Long Term Plan.

Post 2 – Children and Young People’s Business Unit

The Children and Young People’s (CYP) Business Unit supports children, young people and their families through a range of services from birth to 18 years (or to their 25th birthday where a young person has additional needs). The Children and Young People’s Business unit works in partnership with the local authority, schools, colleges, and third sector organisations to enable children and young people to meet their potential and lead healthy lives.

The Business Teams collective vision is:

Supporting services to thrive in an evolving system through business, improvement, development and project expertise to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.

The Business Manager manages a small team that support innovation, development and change activities at a service level. As an ambassador for services the Business Manager represents the Business Unit and ensuring connectivity between senior leadership and service delivery.

The role acts as a key contact for stakeholders across the Leeds health and social care economy and plays an integral part in developing our community services, ensuring that they are as effective and efficient as possible.

The Business Manager will work alongside colleagues from the two other Business Units, Business Development team and collaboratively with colleagues from corporate functions.

This role would suit an individual from a range of professional backgrounds including performance, contracting, project management, business development, partnership working and/ or operational management. The diversity of the role could be extremely rewarding for the right individual and there may be opportunities to develop specialisms within the role as well as career progression within the health and care system.

We are looking for someone with demonstrable skills in service development, change management and performance improvement. You will have experience of working across agencies and skills in making and sustaining effective relationships both internally and externally. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills. You will thrive on challenge and will make use of negotiation, influencing and problem solving skills to achieve agreed goals. You will be action orientated with an interest in improvement and innovation that will help the organisation deliver on its vision to deliver the best possible care to all communities. You will have the ability to expertly manage a large number of competing priorities in an ambiguous health and care environment.

We strongly recommend a conversation during the application process to find out more about the post.

**Please note there are two dates for interview 05/03/2020 & 06/03/2020**

While the post is advertised on a full time basis, we are open to considering applicants who wish to work flexibly/less than full time.

If you have a preference about which Business Unit you wish to be considered for please state this in your supporting information on your application form.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

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