Integration and Partnership Locality Lead

England, Essex, Chelmsford
Up to £46711 per annum
20 Apr 2021
18 May 2021
Job role
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full time

Integration and Partnership Locality Lead

Fixed Term, Full Time

Up to £46,711 per annum

Location: Chelmsford

Closing Date: 27th April 2021

***This is a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract***

With us, you can achieve more - for yourself as well as those you work to support.

We'll give you the tools and resources you need to enable adults in Essex to live healthily and independently.

As we help you grow your expertise, you'll be part of a team working across the system to improve outcomes for Essex residents, while bringing about significant change that helps us manage future challenges.

About the Role

As the Integration and Partnership Locality Lead, you will work with our operational teams, the NHS and our other partners to design and deliver the integration of health and social care. The role will support our four quadrant areas (each the size of a large London borough) in developing relationships with key partners, to identify best practice.

A proven track record of influencing and the ability to build strong collaborative working relationships across the service to support operational delivery are essential in this role.

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Work on a locality basis, supporting the Director for Integration and Partnerships, Head of Integration and Partnerships and Directors for Local Delivery, to design, develop and deliver new models for integrated and collaborative working with NHS and other partners
  • Lead on project delivery for locality integration projects, working with local partners
  • Horizon-scan of models of partnership working nationally and internationally to continually improve the service offer within Essex.
  • Advise and support the quadrants in leading and developing local partnerships in Essex with key partners including, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), District and Borough Councils, NHS Community and Acute Trusts, voluntary and independent sector organisations, developing integrated delivery models to support the delivery of commissioned outcomes.
  • Encourage innovation in service delivery, promoting community resilience and direct involvement, where relevant, in delivering effective targeted intervention services; horizon scan of models of partnership working nationally and internationally to continually improve the service offer within Essex.
  • Ensure consistency across the County, sharing best practice on partnership work and integration models.
  • About You

    To apply, you'll need expert knowledge in Social Care, Project Management / Delivery and an understanding gained through experience in the broader integration of health and social care and implications for delivery planning at local level.

    You'll also need experience of working with stakeholders and partners to agree and deliver appropriate commercial structures that engender delivery, alongside strong leadership qualities.

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    If you have any questions about the role, or working with us, please contact our Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888.

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