City of London, London
£31740 - £35267 per annum
Job description


As an Improving Care Manager you will play a key role in working to improve the service delivery and diabetes care across London so that people living with diabetes, and those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, receive the best possible care and support.

Interviews: Monday 22 March 2021


What we can offer you:

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments)
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life
  • Annual season ticket loan* (on completion of your probation period and if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme* (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

Main Responsibilities

You will engage with the NHS, and other organisations, in an influencing role to ensure that diabetes services and care are developed and improved so that more people with diabetes receive the most effective care possible. You will engage with volunteers and people with diabetes and support them to influence and campaign locally and nationally and you will represent Diabetes UK and our campaigns positively through meetings, events and the media. You will travel extensively around the region (post Covid) and work some evenings and occasional weekends.

Ideal Candidate

As an Improving Care Manager you will have experience of developing and maintaining relationships with people with varying degrees of seniority within organisations and with people from diverse backgrounds. You influence and campaign constructively for change. You will have experience of working with complex organisations, ideally having some understanding of the NHS and long-term conditions. You will be flexible in your working hours and ability to travel in order to meet the requirements of the role.

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Posted on: 18 February 2021
Closed date: 11 March 2021
Job ref: diabetesuk/TP/21/550
Tags: Operations