Culture of Care Programme Manager

  • Location : London
  • Status : Full-time, Permanent Contract
  • Salary : £44,745 - £49,554 per annum
  • Closing date : 23/01/2024
  • Interview date : 16/02/2024

The roles

Here at the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH), we co-produce and develop evidence-based guidance, standards, workforce competences and quality improvement initiatives to enable the delivery of high-quality, equitable, mental health care.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Project or Programme Manager to join our friendly team, to manage a high-profile programme to improve the culture of care in inpatient mental health services in England, working within a multidisciplinary technical team that includes people with Lived Experience, quality improvement coaches, senior clinicians, system leaders, editors, researchers and directors.

You will be used to working under pressure to tight deadlines, with proven programme management skills and experience of working with a wide variety of (preferably healthcare) professionals, including experts by experience.

We are looking for someone who is committed to co-production, equity and sustainability in the way that they work, as well as an enthusiasm for learning.

This is a complex programme with many stakeholders, and we expect the postholder to oversee the programme management, including senior stakeholders and commissioners at NHS England.

The College

The College values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, reflecting the population it serves.

We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

We will provide appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability.

We only recruit the best and in return for your commitment the College offers an attractive salary and benefits.

We operate a hybrid working model of on-site and working from home/remote, which helps to ensure a flexible work-life balance.

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How to apply

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please download the following documents:

We welcome applications from all sections of the Community.

Closing date: Tuesday 23 January 2024 at 10 am

Interview date: Friday 16 February 2024 (via Microsoft Teams)

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity registration no. 228636

The College is a proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme. A Disability Confident employer will offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria (essential) for the job as defined by the employer. Please see the Candidate Information Pack for more information.


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