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Head of Neighbourhoods and Integration

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
£75,853 to £86,574 a year pa inc HCAS
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
Brent Integrated Care Partnership has a number of exciting opportunities available, supporting the borough based partnership to deliver its objectives in a changing and evolving health and care landscape. We have 11 roles available, hosted by CNWL but working as part of a wider partnership of health and care organisations in Brent.

About the Roles

Most of the roles available are being advertised on a permanent basis, but others are being advertised on a fixed term 12-month basis, due to changing needs within the organisation over time. The current roles are available on trac jobs are below with reference numbers

333-J-M-0186 - Senior Programme Officer - Mental Health (Band 7, permanent)

333-J-M-0190 - Programme Officer - Mental Health Access and Demand (Band 6) - fixed term for 12 months

333-J-M-0189 - Executive Assistant to the Managing Director of the ICP - Band 5 (Permanent)

333-J-M-0188 - Project Officer - Children's Workstreams (Band 6) - fixed term for 12 months

333-J-M-0187 - Senior Programme Officer - Enabler Workstreams

333-J-M-0182 - Delivery Officer x 2 - Band 5 (fixed term for 12 months)

333-J-M-0183 - Primary Care Workforce Manager - Band 7 (fixed term for 24 months)

333-J-M-0184 - Director of Systems Improvement and Delivery (band 9 , permanent

333-J-M-0185 - Programme Manager - Community Services and Long-Term Conditions (Band 8a)

Main duties of the job

This role presents a unique and exciting opportunity to spearhead a substantial transformation initiative, uniting the National Health Service (NHS), Council, and Voluntary, Community, and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Brent.

The primary aim is to bring essential services closer to the community, fostering an environment that enhances care, health, and overall well-being while mitigating health disparities throughout the Borough.

The overarching vision is to elevate the quality of care, health, and well-being for Brent's local residents, ensuring service provision aligns with the community's needs, maintains cost-effectiveness, and produces optimal outcomes for service users. Central to the success of this vision are robust integrated neighbourhood teams and relationships, underpinned by a coordinated strategy across Brent ICP and the broader Northwest London Integrated Care System (ICS).

Collaboration with local partners in the NHS, Brent Council, and VCSEs is paramount, with an emphasis on commissioners and providers working collaboratively as a unified partnership system, placing patients and residents at the core of decision-making.

About us

Brent Integrated Care Partnership(Brent ICP) brings together health and care organisations from across the borough. It aims to work collaboratively with all the health, care and wellbeing organisations that serve the community of Brent.

The partnership includes:

Brent Council

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Healthwatch Brent

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

North West London ICB/ ICS

The ICP is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of residents and is committed to working with all of our diverse communities to ensure everyone's needs are met.

We aim to place the resident at the heart of health and care services in order to tackle health inequalities together - working as equal partners and with a collective goal to improve the wellbeing of everyone in Brent.

Because we want the roles to be available to people from a range of different professional backgrounds, these roles are being advertised in CNWL and at Brent Council. The roles will be based at Brent Civic Centre in Wembley, and will involve 3 days working in the office per week, with home working available for the other days.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job description for more information about the role


Strategic Leadership

Lead the detailed mapping of services to geographical neighbourhood footprints across the Borough

Develop and implement a neighbourhood model based on national best practices, securing buy-in from system partners to the overall approach

Identify integrated health and care hub sites, working with partners to bring services and staff together, i.e. co-location of services

Work with system partners to develop detailed plans for bringing services and staff together

Working within the overall strategic objectives, devise, implement and monitor the strategy. Evaluate, interpret and locally implement best practice.

Provide overall management to the function.

Develop and implement qualitative and quantitative measures to determine performance against the organisational strategy. Report progress against the strategy through personal representation at senior management forums and by written reports to appropriate boards and groups of staff.

Present complex information on all aspects of function practice in a clear, understandable and audience-appropriate manner to senior management and board level groups.

Ensure that best practice is developed and delivered at organisational and departmental levels. Challenge ways of working and persuade, motivate and influence other senior managers to realign their practice where necessary.

Ensure a smooth transition through decision making process to the management of contracts.

Ensure that an appropriate strategy is in line with business objective and are fully cascaded.

Personally lead, support and contribute to formal negotiations with senior level staff from external stakeholders, providing a high level of negotiating expertise to secure the most advantageous arrangements.

Advise on innovative opportunities and support all departments in their strategies and programmes to maximise service benefits.

Oversee the tracking of progress against plans and transition milestones, ensuring appropriate processes are in place to flag issues, risks and concerns with the relevant stakeholders.

Work closely with the Heads of other Department or Directorate to ensure that units understand and adhere to rules and standards, intervening as appropriate.

Ensure the securing of value for money, giving due consideration to all relevant factors including risk, quality and other factors.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Relevant professional qualification at a master's level or equivalent.
  • Programme / Project management qualification, or equivalent experience in programme delivery roles


  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Formal Leadership Qualification



  • Significant experience in leading large-scale transformation programmes within health and social care settings.
  • Proven experience in stakeholder, largely community engagement and co-production


  • Extensive, in-depth knowledge and experience across a range of relevant areas, including: finance, contracting, people management and programme management.

Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust


Brent Civic Centre



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