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Deputy Head of Planning

NHS TCS 2019: Band 8b

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Deputy Head of Planning
NHS TCS 2019: Band 8b
37.5 hours per week
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Stewart House
£59,083 per annum (inclusive of inner London HCAS)
15/12/2019 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.

The Deputy Head of Planning is a critical role designed to make a reality of Health Education England's (HEE) ambitions to consistently use the highest quality information and intelligence, to drive effective action (within HEE and across partners), to deliver the system's workforce planning needs.

Reporting into the Head of Planning within our Workforce Planning & Intelligence Directorate  you will work alongside other members of the planning team, the senior teams within the Local education Training Boards ( LETBs ), HEE senior colleagues and external organisations   to provide comprehensive intelligence and information analysis and input into all aspects of the national workforce planning process.  

What do you need?

The ability to analyse complex facts and situations with both analytical and interpretative skills in relation to workforce data

To be able to provide and receive highly complex, sensitive or contentious information and support delivery of such information to a wide range of differing groups often at very senior level

You will have advanced theoretical and practical knowledge relating to Workforce Planning, Programme and Information management.:

and you must live the values of the NHS Constitution.

If you are interested in this exciting, demanding position please see the JD for further detail.


Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 8b with a full-time starting salary of

£59,083, with pay step increases as details below:

3 years: £62,003

4 years: £64,925

5 years: £67,760


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Further details / informal visits contact

Mary Lewis, Head of Planning