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Workforce Transformation Manager

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
St Chad's Court, Birmingham, United Kingdom £63,751 per annum
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Workforce Transformation Manager

Job Reference: 984-M-WM-1-9956

Employer: Department: Workforce Transformation Location: St Chad's Court, Birmingham Salary: £63,751 per annum

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution.

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy's pregnancy at work scheme.

Applicants are invited to apply for the exciting opportunity to become a Workforce Transformation Manager for a fixed term period until 30 November 2021.

Supporting the health and care system to ensure that they have enough staff with the right skills, values, and behaviours to deliver care for the community. They will support the development of a workforce able to work across acute and community boundaries and beyond traditional professional demarcations, with flexible skills and with the ability to adapt and innovate.

The successful applicant will:
  • Develop the relationship and engagement strategy for key partners involved. In particular Provider Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Local Authorities and Third Sector Organisations.
  • The post holder will lead the local team to ensure alignment with HEE and STP priorities and programmes. Ensuring they are planned and carried out effectively and are providing an efficient, effective, and high quality professional and well-co-ordinated service capable of meeting all statutory, regulatory and NHS requirements.
  • Facilitate partners across the healthcare systems in recognising the importance of workforce in driving service transformation and an excellent communicator.
  • Act as a conduit of information between HEE regional and national teams and the STP/LWAB working with other LPMs to coordinate activity where appropriate considering the local context.
  • Commission programmes and activity from HEE regional and national teams on behalf of the LWAB.
This role offers opportunities for working at a local, regional, and national level. A broad range of skills will be needed for this role. HEE is a supportive employer for nurturing development and encouraging talent.

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 8c with a full-time starting salary of £63,751, with a pay step increase after 5 years' service.

These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review.

If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience we need then don't delay, apply today! We get lots of applications for our roles and so we sometimes have to close our posts early. Don't miss out!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Tom Kirkbride, Deputy Regional Director, Midlands


Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Candidates are reminded that, if you are applying on a secondment basis, you must have agreement with your current manager that if successful you will be released for the period of the secondment.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

If you are successful at interview, then it is normal practice for our recruitment service to request your references as soon as possible and this may happen prior to you receiving a written offer letter.

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.


After applying, your application will be imported into our third-party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Health Education England transferring the information contained in this application to TRAC. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

If you a query relating to your application process, please contact The Recruitment Team on 0300 3230201.

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