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Primary Care Workforce Programme Manager

Band: 8c (£56,665 – £69,168 per annum)

Hours: 37.5 per week Secondment/Fixed Term until March 2020

Location: Flexible. Offices at the Poynt, Luton. Must be able to travel across Luton, Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes

Reporting to: BLMK Workforce Transformation Lead

Accountable for: The post has responsibility for strategic leadership and programme management of the delivery of the BLMK GP Workforce Plan and Development Programme across the ICS/STP area of Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes

Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) Health and Care Partnership forms part of the first wave of Integrated Care Systems (ICS) which have evolved from STPs. They bring together NHS providers, commissioners and local authorities to work in partnership, improving health and care in their area. As part of an ICS you will have the opportunity to contribute to models that will shape future policy.

The post holder’s role will be hosted by Cambridgeshire Community Services on behalf of BLMK ICS. This is an exciting new post that will work across BLMK ICS to lead on the implementation of our General Practice Workforce and Development Plan. Working with our centralised Community Education Provider Network (CEPN), which brings together the CEPNs from our three Clinical Commissioning Groups and aligned to workforce networks through the Local Workforce Action Board, the post holder will drive workforce transformation in General Practice within a dynamic and developing workforce transformation environment.

The post holder will Programme Manage and provide senior leadership capability to the implementation of the BLMK General Practice Workforce and Development Plan, which includes innovative approaches to attraction, recruitment and retention our General Practice Workforce, including GPs (international and UK), Nurses, Practice Managers and support roles as well as new roles such as clinical pharmacists and physician’s associates.

We are looking for an influential leader with a passion for driving improvement within Primary Care and General Practice. You will have senior leadership experience within the NHS and demonstrable evidence of your ability to deliver improvement and redesign. You will have the opportunity to work with a pioneering integrated care system and steer the general practice workforce development transformation in support of an integrated service offer.

For more information and an informal discussion/visit please contact Alison Lathwell, BLMK ICS Workforce Transformation Lead: Alison.lathwell@bedfordshireccg.nhs.uk Tel: 07717426900

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Closing date: 25 May, 2018

Interview date: 4 June, 2018