£30,000 - £37,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Post Title:   National Development Manager – Health and Wellbeing

Role Status:  Full time (35 hours), Permanent.  


Organisational Base:  Home Based with an option to be based at EFL House 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU.

Reporting To:  Head of Health and Wellbeing

Salary: Starting salary (dependant on experience) £30,000 to £37,500 + £4,800 car allowance and benefits package.

If you have the skills, creativity and commitment, if you share our passion and determination , if you can influence people and build partnerships, and if you can manage complex programmes at national level, there is an exciting new role in our team.


This is an exciting time to join us. Supporting our Head of Health and Wellbeing, you will join our team taking forwards our work to tackle the health inequalities in the communities we serve. You will have previous experience working within either NHS England, Public Health England, local authority public health or a leading national health charity. You will understand the health commissioning landscape and be able to lead on one of our national programme themes.

You will be in the right place to develop your career and to help us build new partnerships across the health and social care sector that drive our innovation and growth.  You will have the support of experienced and supportive colleagues in an organisation which values people.

The EFL Trust is the charitable arm of the EFL and uses the power of sport to improve lives and make a positive contribution to 72 communities across the country across our key themes of education and employability, participation and community engagement, and health and wellbeing. Formed in 1888 by its twelve founder members, the EFL (English Football League) is the world's original league football competition and is the template for leagues the world over.

We have a big ambition. We want to help improve the health and wellbeing of people across England and Wales. Some of our existing work is already transforming the lives of thousands of people. We can do so much more.

We use the profile of professional football to reach and engage people but what we do as a charity goes far beyond football.  You might be surprised that our network is already conducting NHS health checks and screening programmes, cancer recovery packages, mental health interventions for children and adults, weight management and cardiovascular disease prevention, and support for people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Benefits Package:

  • Car allowance

  • Generous company pension scheme, with an EFL Trust contribution of 10% of basic salary.

  • Healthcare cash plan and Opt-in private healthcare

  • 23 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), rising to 25 days after 5 years.Holiday year commences 1st January. (Holiday purchase scheme is in operation).

Regular travel is a feature of the role and occasional evening and weekend working including some overnight stays.

A full job description and person specification can be found on the jobs pages of the websites, EFL and EFL Trust, along with an application form. 

Closing Date:                                     10.00 am 10th February 2020       

Interview Date(s):                           27th Feb at EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU           

Candidates must be available for interview on the stated date.

Refreshed on: 28 January 2020
Closed date: 10 February 2020
Tags: Management, Business Development

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