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People Promises Manager

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
Making the Yorkshire Ambulance Service a fantastic place to work and retaining our people is at the heart of our People Strategy. We are delighted to become a People Promise Exemplar site, and this role of People Promise Manager will be key in progressing our retention initiatives even further and supporting the overall aim of making the NHS the best place to work.

We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic and compassionate, with the drive to make changes and work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation and ICS and with other designated People Promise Managers.

As a People Promise Manager, you will be responsible for co-ordinating and embedding all elements of the NHS People Promise within the organisation. We know that it's the hard work, effort and dedication of our staff which makes a difference for our patients so, if you want to help make our organisation an even better place to work, we would love to hear from you!

Please note this role is being advertised subject to indicative Banding 8a until Job Evaluation is completed. This will be confirmed prior to interview.

Main duties of the job

  • Develop a robust project plan to ensure the co-ordination and embedding all aspects of the NHS People Promise into the organisation by working closely with colleagues to identify all NHS People Promise activity and interventions already taking place.
  • Work closely with colleagues within the organisation, ICS and regionally to identify suitable actions and interventions to fill any gaps in delivery of People Promise areas.
  • Develop and monitor progress towards robust metrics (qualitative and quantitative) to ensure delivery of all aspects of NHS People Promise interventions.
  • Report on progress towards the identified project plan and metrics to the ICS Retention Lead and Regional Retention Manager
  • Collaborate with colleagues in relevant organisations, across the ICS, regionally and nationally to ensure feedback, insight and evidence gained is used to improve staff experience, retention of all staff and embedding of all elements of the NHS People Promise.
  • Work closely with other designated People Promise Managers to share learning and assist each postholder where possible to embed all aspects of the NHS People Promise into their organisations.
  • Using every opportunity available to promote and champion how the organisation will approach and embed NHS People Promise interventions to retain the workforce.
  • Share learning from others where retention has improved for all staff groups both across organisations within the ICS as well as across the region as appropriate.

About us

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust geographically covers nearly 6,000 square miles of varied terrain, from isolated moors and dales to urban areas, coastline and inner cities.We serve a population of over five million people across Yorkshire and the Humber and strive to ensure that patients receive the right response to their care needs as quickly as possible, wherever they live.We employ more than 7,100 staff, who together with over 1,300 volunteers, enable us to provide a vital 24-hour, seven-days-a-week, emergency and healthcare service.Our ambition is to be an employer of choice, and we are continuously working across our partnership to improve our collective offer to staff in areas like health and wellbeing, benefits and flexible working incl. hybrid working.Benefits:o Flexible working including part-time hours, job shares and flexible hours, agile working (role dependant)o 27 days annual leave, increasing to 33 with service.o Contributory Pension.o NHS Discounts including shops, restaurants, gyms etc.o Car lease and other salary sacrifice schemes.o Dedicated employee assistance and counselling service.o Opportunities for research participation, career progression and ongoing development.o Well respected, committed and supported staff networks for our workforce.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached a full job description setting out the details of the role and responsibilities.

We are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities.

NOTE: This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Person Specification



  • Educated to masters level or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior level in specialist area.
  • Evidence of post qualifying and continuing professional development
  • Ability to negotiate on difficult and controversial issues including performance and change
  • Must be able to use initiative to decide relevant actions and make recommendations with the aim of improving deliverables and compliance to policies
  • Consistently looks to improve what they do, look for successful tried and tested ways of working, and also seeks out innovation.


  • Prince 2 and Managing Successful Projects.
  • Experience of identifying and interpreting national policy.

Employer details

Employer name

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust


Trust Headquarters - Springhill

Brindley Way



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