Project Choice Area Manager
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Role: Project Choice Area Manager (2)
Band: Agenda for Change Band 7
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Duration: Fixed term until 31 July 2018
Base: Based in Darlington and York. The post holders may also at times be required to work at various sites across the country
Following approval from the Department of Education, HEE has been awarded funding to develop a NHS national Supported Internship programme for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LDD) as well as autism.
This very unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to manage and develop the Supported Internship which has been identified as a key priority, and can bring significant value to the NHS by providing young people with LDD/ Autism with the training and work experience required for careers in the NHS and its associated sectors.
The Area Manager will play a key role in delivering the local programme of supported internships to interns with LLDD or Autism aged 16 to 24 years. The manager will be expected to develop and manage the project, whilst ensuring the students learn the skills required for work and ensure positive outcomes for young people on programme. You will work as part of a team based with an NHS organisation.
You will also be involved in supporting work experience across the programme area. You will manage additional staff working locally on programme.
You will be support the progress impact and outcomes of the programme; putting in place the appropriate risk management strategies to offset any risks which might affect the achievement of intended priorities and objectives.
It is essential that you have a full working knowledge of supported internship or supported employment programmes.
Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
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.
HEE is pleased to announce that it has received the Bronze Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. This means that HEE has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for HEE.
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