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Associate Director Integrated Care System Development

Posted: 5 Oct 2020 Closes: 3 Nov 2020
Worcester Coach House or Hereford St Owens, Worcestershire/Herefordshire, United Kingdom £63,751 - £73,664 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_UE1XPWtjgTjr

Associate Director Integrated Care System Development

Job Reference: 106-SW-2681970

Employer: Department: Associate Director of Integrated Care System Development Location: Worcester Coach House or Hereford St Owens, Worcestershire/Herefordshire Salary: £63,751 - £73,664 per annum

NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire CCG

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Associate Director of Integrated Care System Development Band: 8C

NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire CCG are looking for an enthusiastic and self- motivated individual. This role is an exciting opportunity to form part of a dynamic team committed to driving the H&W STP towards ICS status from April 2021 and operating as one beyond.

The portfolio will include supporting the Director to:
  • Work with CCG colleagues and system partners to develop and implement the ICS architecture, including governance, accountability, financial and strategic frameworks
  • Oversee the development of place based alliances, ensuring each has a shared vision, effective governance frameworks and clear delivery plans to drive the place based components of the ICS
  • Work with STP/ICS PMO function to develop aligned systems of reporting and governance arrangements that support the development of the Integrated Care System
  • Work with the STP PMO and system partners to ensure system delivery plans drive integrated care and ICS development
  • Manage any national assurance processes around ICS/STP development and delivery
  • Work with CCG colleagues to evolve the role of the Strategic
The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the direction of travel in relation to Integrated Care Systems and be able to support the development and delivery of a new operating model at place and strategic commissioner level. This role requires a motivated and experienced individual, collaborative by nature and focused on building positive and effective working partnerships and relationships with all partners, Able and agile to work across a complex system, it is important that the successful candidate can work independently and with initiative.

What we offer

In return, we provide a supportive environment in which to learn and develop, with the opportunity to further your skills and career within an exciting and evolving environment. Joining our inclusive and innovative team comes with a range of benefits including flexible & agile working arrangements, pension scheme and generous annual leave allowance.

With our training and support networks, you will be empowered to play a leading role in the future of healthcare, whatever your specialism or interest.

For further information please contact:

Simon Trickett, CEO H&W CCG,

Jo-anne Alner, Managing Director (ICS Development)

Closing date for completed applications: 14th October 2020

Please note, we operate a 3 month probationary period for new appointments

Coronavirus-19 Update
At the current time our office bases are only partially open as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic and in line with Government guidelines we are restricting access to our bases for all our staff. As a result it is possible that appointed candidates will be required to split their work time between working in the office and working from home. This means that on appointment access to your colleagues may be limited to access via Microsoft teams calls and the occasional visit to the office. The specific arrangements will be agreed with the successful applicant. The CCG recognises that working remotely can be challenging and we aim to do as much as possible to help support colleagues working remotely to take care of their health and wellbeing.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jo-Anne Alner


In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated above in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

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Additional information relating to the role can be found in the Job Description below. Please note that candidates will be shortlisted against the criteria outlined within the Person Specification (also below), therefore, to avoid disappointment please ensure you meet the requirements of the role before applying and that you are able to demonstrate these requirements throughout your application form.

The salary range for this post is determined in line with the national Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service. Please Note that new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.

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