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National Mental Health Programme Delivery Lead

NHS TCS 2019: Band 8c

Main area
Programme Delivery
Grade
NHS TCS 2019: Band 8c
Contract
Fixed Term until 31/03/2020 (Secondment only for current NHS employees)
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
984-NAT-NAT-1-6246
Site
Blenheim House or Stewart House
Town
Leeds or London
Salary
£61,777 - £72,597 per annum (Plus High Cost Area Supplement for posts based in London)
Closing
19/09/2019 23:59

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution. 

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.  

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently.  We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy’s pregnancy at work scheme.


This is an exciting role to work for Health Education England in the National Mental Health Programme within the Directorate of Education & Quality.

The post holder will be responsible for leading a portfolio of projects to enable workforce transformation through the implementation the short, medium and long term objectives for mental health, working in partnership with stakeholders.
You will be responsible for delivering the Mental Health Programme through:

  • Leading and coordinating strategic business planning and financial management of the Mental Health programme
  • Leading the development and implementation of project plans for HEE system deliverables, in line with FYFVMH governance
  • Development of integrated communication plans
  • Holding responsibility for reporting to senior stakeholders on portfolio of work
  • Management of the programme budget, including procurement and resourcing

Coordinating wider input and engagement for other HEE programmes and teams such as nursing, HEE workforce colleagues, regional transformation leads, strategy, performance and central communications

This role will offer a busy and rewarding position for the right candidate. You will need to be a proven leader, able to think strategically and to anticipate change and to work proactively. Excellent strategic planning and stakeholder skills are an absolute must.  

The role is offered as a Secondment or Fixed Term Contract initially until the end of March 2020 but with view to extend until the end of March 2021 and is being offered with based in Leeds or London. Please note the post holder will be required to travel.

Please note: Applicants from within the NHS will be offered on a secondment basis only, agreement should be obtained from their employer prior to submitting the application.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Cheryl Crespo, Senior Business Manager

cheryl.crespo@hee.nhs.uk