Head of EDI group programme

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Job title: Head of EDI group programme
Location: London
Role: Permanent, Full-time – flexible working considered
Salary: Grade B, £48,270 - £49,832 (FTE) plus £4,000 London Weighting

This new role is key in delivering the EDI programme as it requires development and translation of strategic thinking into practical and operational delivery, working with members on the ground, and the capture of measurable outcomes demonstrating that objectives are being achieved.

About the role

The NHS Confederation champions EDI throughout NHS services by supporting and empowering Members to systematise, embed and be personally accountable for EDI within their local systems, working in partnership with their communities. This is an exciting time to be influential as the new Integrated Care Systems across the country are adopting new approaches to intractable health inequality issues.

The post holder will lead the development and delivery of EDI policy and influencing work and be responsible for delivery of services within the EDI programme to Members including:

  • Policy analysis, best practice reports and exemplars, connecting members with the latest policy thinking around EDI.
  • Preparing briefings for members on key issues concerning EDI.
  • Contributing to the NHS Confederation’s event’s programme.
  • Facilitating new national and local relationships, and networking, for members, in the EDI arena.
  • Supporting members through development of bespoke offers to aid their development and that of their local systems.
  • Using project management skills to direct matrix working across organisational and professional boundaries.
  • Using an asset based approach to deliver results.

We would love to hear from you if, like us, you have a passion for taking action against health inequalities. The Covid pandemic has sharply highlighted the long-standing differences in health outcomes due to inequality.

The time is right for radical new thinking and action to ensure equity and improve health outcomes for all.

About us

 The NHS Confederation is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for our staff. A place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of inclusive employment policies including family friendly policies and flexible working and we have range of channels to support staff from different backgrounds including our staff networks and a staff forum.

The NHS Confederation is committed to being a flexible employer. We understand the value and benefit to our employees being able to work flexibly to respond to changing circumstances and we want to ensure we do as much as possible to help support a work life balance and take care of employee health and wellbeing.
You will receive an excellent benefits package, including 30 days annual leave, pension scheme, flexible working, salary sacrifice schemes and travel season ticket loans. 

To Apply

Please download the job description, read the application guidance and complete the application form. Please note we do not accept CVs. If you require the application form in another format please contact askhr@nhsconfed.org
Completed application forms should be emailed to jobapplications@nhsconfed.org

For an informal discussion about the post and the NHS Confederation before applying please contact Joan.Saddler@nhsconfed.org

Application deadline: Sunday 23rd May 2021
Interview date: TBC


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