Neighbourhood Manager

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
We have two vacancies working across Colchester or Tendring - both will be hosted by EPUT.The post holder will be a dynamic and motivated individual, with specialist knowledge of the north east Essex geography and will work closely with stakeholders to support the cultural and operational requirements of the Live Well Neighbourhood Programme. Understanding the way in which partners work together and having the supportive, influential and leadership skills to help them work together is essential.

The Neighbourhoods Programme supports people to live well in north east Essex by bringing voluntary, community and public sector organisations together, to work as integrated Live Well Neighbourhood Teams (LNT's). The Live Well Neighbourhood Team (LNT) promotes integrated health & wellbeing services, tackles health inequalities and addresses the wider determinants of health.

The Neighbourhood Manager roles may involve sending and receiving highly sensitive and complex reports involving various organisations. The post holder will be expected to function in an autonomous and authoritative manner, that will require decisions being made on behalf of the organisation, and sometimes the Integrated Care Board (ICB).

The post holder will be responsible for the implementation and evaluation of the allocated neighbourhoods within their place base portfolio, working with population health leads to support the reduction in health inequalities and the community to thrive and live well.

The role will support the citizen's voice and deliver objectives specific to the needs of the neighbourhoods, working alongside the Live Well Domain Leads and clinical Primary Care Networks (PCN's).

Main duties of the job

  • Create, mobilise, develop and lead the Live Well Neighbourhood Teams (LNT's) across Colchester or Tendring, to deliver the programmes priorities and wider strategic priorities.
  • Be able to interpret and operationalise complex plans, working across multiple organisations with competing demands and priorities.
  • Be responsible for developing and delivering the objectives of the Alliance Delivery Plan at place, alongside other local policies, and implement these by working collaboratively with system partners and senior leaders.
  • Manage future budgets and provide regular financial forecasts and reports.
  • Ensure governance processes are followed to enable integrated working.
  • Ensure the principles of Asset Based Community Development are adopted and embedded within the LNT's.
  • Review and interpret complex data and population health management data, to support the identification of neighbourhood priorities, and identify opportunities to improve outcomes for the defined populations.
  • Provide and receive highly complex, sensitive or contentious information and present this to groups and senior leaders.
  • Liaise and collaborate with Integrated Care Board (ICB) partners on a number of projects which will require specialist negotiating skills.

  • About us

    EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
    • Season Ticket Loans
    • NHS discounts for staff
    • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
    • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
    • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
    • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
    • Day One Flexible Employer

    The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

    Join our Staff bank

    What is Staff Bank?

    Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

    All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

    If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    • Be responsible for the implementation and evaluation of the neighbourhoods within their place base portfolio, working with population health leads to support the reduction in health inequalities, and the community, to thrive and live well.
    • Drive cultural engagement and behaviour change, between multiple organisations which will require emotional intelligence to read the situation.
    • Lead by influence.
    • Have strong personal resilience skills to navigate complex challenges.
    • Have substantial knowledge of health service management, including change management processes.
    • Demonstrate motivational skills to encourage collaborative working, to improve services and performance where there may be cultural and behavioural resistance to change.
    • Line manage or provide matrix management, within a single function or department.
    • Provide and receive highly complex, sensitive or contentious information and present this to groups and senior leaders.
    • Responsible for decision making whilst undertaking duties, seeking guidance, and escalating where required.
    • Have specialist knowledge of the neighbourhood dynamics and how they are governed either by NHS or local industries e.g., local authority, voluntary sector organisations.
    • Have knowledge of the working functions of the ICB and their strategies.

    Person Specification

    Education and Qualifications


    • oEducated to Masters or equivalent experience
    • oSpecialist knowledge in transformational project work and relations

    Skills and Experience


    • oGood oral communication skills based on fluency on the English language
    • oExperience in managing and resolving conflicts between professionals and teams
    • oAbility to discuss and implement future developments for the service, and to plan and prioritise needs
    • oExperience in developing relationships and working in partnership with statutory agencies at a management level
    • oExperience of project management.
    • oSkills in analysing highly complex data and conflicting information

    Personal Qualities


    • oAbility to balance competing priorities

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust


    Aspen House

    Stephenson Road


    CO4 9QR

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