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NHS Cadets Coordinator

Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
29 May 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
Job summary

We are seeking a passionate and skilled individual to support our team over a 12 month period to further develop our NHS Cadet Programme across Wirral and wider Place bases in Cheshire and Merseyside.

As the first NHS Trust to have been awarded the Social Value Quality Mark, we are committed to bringing about improvements from an economic, education and skills and an employment and volunteering perspective. Having successfully ran an NHS Cadets programme in Wirral for a number of years, we are proud of the difference that we as have made to the lives of our local young people and the opportunities that we have provided them.

This role will enable us to expand our programme, working with community partners and other NHS stakeholders to make a difference to over 200 young people in the next 12 months.

Main duties of the job

If successful, the post holder will be responsible for coordinating and implementing the extension of the NHS Cadets Programme within the Wirral Place and other Places within Cheshire & Merseyside. The role will require the post holder to work within a project management framework, managing key project elements, facilitating and monitoring progress and supporting performance improvement.

The role will involve building and maintaining positive relationships with other health and care providers and youth delivery partners to effectively implement a successful programme, creating opportunities and monitoring outcomes for underrepresented groups within our communities.

About us

Our Trust is a friendly and supportive organisation, keen to offer internal staff development opportunities whilst also encouraging new people to join our trust and be part of our team.

This role is part of our Learning and Organisational Development Team, a small but perfectly formed team based out of St Catherines Health Centre. We want to support someone to settle into this role, offer them development linked to the role and help them deliver an amazing project that will be of benefit to young people in our communities and help develop our reputation as an NHS Cadet Provider, able to share our experience and good practice across health and social care.

The successful candidate will be play a crucial role in redefining the Trusts approach to widening participation as part of our organisations People Strategy as well as informing the development of a Cheshire and Merseyside approach to NHS Cadet Programmes.

If this sounds like something that you would be interested in and you feel you could make a difference in this area, we really look forward to receiving an application from you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details on the role and its responsibilities, can be found in the Job Description attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Professional Training


  • Degree level qualification of equivalent experience
  • Qualification or equivalent experience in a related discipline such as Youth Work, Social Care or Health Care
  • Evidence of a commitment to lifelong learning

Experience and Knowledge


  • Experience of engaging and involving colleagues, stakeholders and members of the public
  • Experience of developing and delivering training courses and material
  • Demonstrated experience of managing defined projects
  • Experience of working collaboratively with other agencies and professions to deliver change
  • Experience of working with people who may be challenging to engage.
  • Experience in evaluating service delivery
  • Knowledge of inclusion and equality & diversity
  • Experience in presenting to and leading groups
  • Experience of patient and staff engagement to improve service delivery


  • Experience of working with young people with a range of lived experiences, including those with protected characteristics.
  • Experience of monitoring budgets and business planning processes

Skills and Attributes


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Ability to analyse data and create reports
  • Ability to prepare and produce concise yet insightful communications for dissemination to stakeholders
  • Requires effective communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to deal with complex and sensitive situations, using a non-judgemental empathetic approach.
  • Demonstrated capabilities to manage own workload and prioritise work
  • Ability to analyse qualitative and quantitative data to evaluate services and develop reports
  • Experience of setting up and implementing internal processes and procedures

Personal Qualities


  • Proactive and Flexible Approach
  • Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office products, including Teams, Word, Excel, Powerpoint. etc
  • Able to demonstrate Trust values of Compassion, Open and Trust

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