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Director of Community, Primary Care & Sector Interface | NHS England

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £100,000 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Fulbourn, CB21 5XA
Company: Health Education England
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6330802/990-S3-EOE1057-A

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Summary


Reporting directly to the regional Chief Operating Officer theDirectorofCommunity, Primary Care and Sector Interfaceis a new role thatwilloverseeprimary care delivery and development at a regional level andthedevelopment and delivery of a coherent region wide strategy for community care and the delivery of improved performance,efficiency, productivity and transformation in both these areas. In addition, they will be responsible for driving improved interface and connectivity between different parts of the health system e.g. primary/acute care interface.

The Director of Community, Primary Care and Sector Interface will oversee primary care development/transformation at a regional level and development of a coherent strategy for community care and the delivery of improved performance, efficiency, productivity and transformation in both sectors. This will draw upon existing work already undertaken with a particular focus on addressing unwarranted variation and assuring good practice is being introduced. They will deputise for the Regional Chief Operating Officer as required.

In April 2023, NHS England, NHS Digital, and Health Education England merged to create a new, single organisation to lead the NHS in England. This new NHS England is designed to create a simpler, smaller, high performing, organisation that leads the NHS more effectively and is a better place to work. Speaking with one voice to the service.

The new NHS England board have set out the top-level purpose for the new organisation to lead the NHS in England to deliver high-quality services for all, which will inform the detailed design work and we will achieve this purpose by:
• Enabling local systems and providers to improve the health of their people and patients and reduce health inequalities.
• Making the NHS a great place to work, where our people can make a difference and achieve their potential.
• Working collaboratively to ensure our healthcare workforce has the right knowledge, skills, values and behaviours to deliver accessible, compassionate care
• Optimising the use of digital technology, research, and innovation
• Delivering value for money.

If you would like to know more or require further information, please visithttps://www.england.nhs.uk/ .

Colleagues with a contractual office base are expected to spend, on average, at least 40% of their time working in-person.

The post holder will be the regional SRO for Primary Care and Community Services



The post holder will be responsible for driving the delivery of primary care development/transformation and the delivery of improved performance, efficiency, productivity and transformation in primary care.



The post holder will be responsible for development of a coherent strategy for community care and the delivery of improved performance, efficiency, productivity and transformation in community services.



The post holder will be responsible, at a regional level, for delivery of the primary care recovery plan.



The post holder will take forward the community care related recommendations from the recent the report ‘Operational Productivity: Unwarranted variations in mental health services and community health services’.



The post holder will report to the Regional Chief Operating Officer (COO) and will form a part of the COO’s Executive Leadership Team.



The post holder will work closely with directors across the regional team as well as with each each ICB. They will be responsible for ensuring that government, patients and the public all maintain a high level of confidence in NHS-funded community and primary care services.





You can find further details about the job, in the attached Job Description and other supporting documents.

For further details / informal visits contact:Adam Cayleyadam.cayley2@nhs.net


This advert closes on Tuesday 4 Jun 2024

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