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People Promise Manager

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
As part of an extension to the already successful People Promise Exemplar sites, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been selected to participate in the second round of this work.

NHS England is facilitating this by providing 12 months funding for a People Promise Manager who will work alongside the Engagement & Wellbeing team in realising the full potential of the NHS People Promise at ESHT.

Being part of a network of People Promise Managers across the NHS, combined with the local intelligence, expertise and enthusiasm existing within the established Engagement & Wellbeing team, this post holder will have the opportunity to hit the ground running and accelerate interventions that will have a true and genuine impact on the retention and wellbeing of our people here at ESHT.

Main duties of the job

Applicants must read the job description and assignment brief attached to this vacancy in order to be fully cognisant of the high expectations associated with this role.

It should also be noted that the external funding for this post is for 12 months from start date with no guarantee that this will be ongoing.

It therefore may be suitable for applicants wanting a secondment opportunity or for those who have existing experience, skills and knowledge required to optimise the People Promise objectives within a short space of time.

About us

A wide range of staff benefits are available to our staff including staff development, enrolment in the NHS pension scheme, auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service, access to nurseries at EDGH and Conquest, staff restaurants and on-site staff accommodation.

In addition to an internal Occupational Health department, all staff also have access to free psychological support through our confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available to staff 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Onsite parking is available from only �30 a year.

There has never been a better time to join East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, submit your application today.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Educated to masters level or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior level in specialist area



  • Extensive knowledge of specialist areas acquired through post graduate diploma or equivalent experience or training plus further specialist knowledge or experience to master's level equivalent
  • Evidence of post qualifying and continuing professional development
  • Have an understanding of the background to and aims of current healthcare policy and appreciate the implications of this on engagement
  • Have an appreciation of the relationship between the Department of Health and individual provider and commissioning organisations
  • Experience of managing and motivating a team/virtual team and reviewing performance of the individuals


  • Comprehensive experience of project principles techniques and tools such as Prince 2 and Managing Successful Projects
  • Experience of identifying and interpreting national policy
  • Member of relevant professional body

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust



Kings Drive


BN21 2UD

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