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Organisational Development Manager

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Part Time
Are you an experienced Organisational Development or Learning and Development professional looking for your next role? We are looking for an OD Manager to join our team on a fixed-term basis until 31st March 2025.

It is an exciting time to be part of the OD team at Devon Partnership Trust, we have a number of initiatives underway to make DPT a great place to work including our Compassionate Leadership Programme, Foundations of Management, Team Development activities and our new Career Conversations approach to individual development. We are passionate about employee engagement and building psychologically safe working environments and are committed to championing good health, inclusivity, civility and respect.

The OD Manager will oversee the continued delivery of our established programmes in addition to supporting our internal coaching network and acting as a coach and mentor to the OD Practitioner.

The role-holder will be a experienced in both in-person and online delivery and confident in supporting teams and individuals to achieve their best.

If this sounds like the kind of Organisational Development work you'd like to be involved in, we'd love to hear from you.

This is a flexible role of 30 hours per week (0.8) which will include home-based working and regular travel to sites across Exeter and Devon.

This is a fixed term opportunity until 31st March 2025

Interviews will be held on Mon 29th April in Exeter.

For more information please contact:

Main duties of the job

Build and maintain strong working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders to enable delivery of organisational development activities.

Act as a champion and role model for compassionate and inclusive leadership culture, providing expertise and support so others can build these skills and behaviours.

Continued implementation of the OD Strategic Delivery plan

Support the OD practitioner in the delivery of leadership and management development programmes, acting as a coach and mentor.

Provide leadership and management support and advice to colleagues across the organisation and work across teams to improve communication and support them through change.

Support the development of a coaching culture

About us

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services, as well as a range of specialist & secure services for the wider south west region & nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health & wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise & resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe & focused on people's recovery.

We are committed to developing a culture of coproduction, involving patients, families & carers in everything we do

Our values

We not only recruit based on qualifications & experience - we recruit individuals who possess & demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our Trusts core values. These include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity & compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile making time for people challenging ourselves & others, & being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer & applications are encouraged & welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time & flexible working applications will be considered & supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health conditions, neurodiversity or learning disabilities. We are a Disability Confident Leader.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Job Description uploaded with this advert contains full details relating to main duties of the role. Please ensure you refer to the person specification when completing an application.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level and/or with a diploma in HR Management/ OD
  • Post-graduate qualification in either a specialist HR field or Leadership to masters level or demonstrable equivalent experience.


  • CIPD qualification
  • Qualified in Psychometric testing e.g. Insights Discovery
  • Coaching Qualification to a minimum of ILM 7
  • Project Management
  • Coach Supervisor



  • Extensive experience of working with different staff groups either through an HR advisory role or as a line or project manager.
  • Experience of managing change within the workplace.
  • Experience of providing advice and support to staff and managers, where persuasion and tact need to be used.
  • Experience of developing and delivering training
  • Experience of presenting to groups
  • Experience of delivering OD intervention
  • Experience of managing projects successfully

Employer details

Employer name

Devon Partnership NHS Trust


Wonford House

Dryden Road




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