Closing tomorrow
£53,000 - £62,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

National Professional Engagement Manager
Full time (34.5 hours) - We are open to a conversation about how you work these hours. The role is home-based and frequent travel across the UK is required (we anticipate this to be approximately 1-2 days per week but could be more as the role develops. Successful candidate will receive car allowance.
Salary: £56,500 – 62,500 (London) or £53,000 – 59,000 (National) 

Are you a values-led leader who is passionate about continuous quality improvement and the difference it can make to people living with cancer? Are you able to influence and work through teams to ensure that continuous quality improvement is truly at the heart of our professional offer and that Macmillan Professionals are supported to deliver high quality Macmillan experiences for people living with cancer?

If so, this could be the role for you!

We are striving to do everything that we can to ensure that our 11,000 valued Macmillan Professionals receive the absolute best professional engagement offer to support them to support people living with cancer they care for. 

We want our professional engagement offer to be best in class and ensure that our Macmillan Professionals are supported by our UK Partnership colleagues to deliver the best possible services for people living with cancer.

About the role
This is an exciting new role supporting the Head of Professional Engagement to deliver the ambitious and dynamic professional engagement strategy across the organisation. As well as supporting the delivery of all five pillars of the strategy the successful candidate will have a particular responsibility for our quality improvement pillar.

The successful candidate will work with our UK Geographic teams to ensure that they feel inspired, empowered and confident to support external professionals and partners to deliver high quality continuous improvement activities.

The role holder will also support the Head of Professional Engagement and other key stakeholders in the development, co creation and implementation of a Macmillan Quality Standard that enables professionals and partners to evidence the quality of their Macmillan service.

About you
You will have exceptional quality and continuous improvement skills and bring extensive experience of leading change and developing teams and services.

You will have a deep commitment to our purpose of improving the lives of people living with cancer through our Macmillan Professionals. You will be an inspiring collaborator, be able to work in a matrix environment and communicate and influence to deliver our quality improvement aspirations.

You will understand the complex environments in which our Macmillan Professionals operate and understand the issues and challenges that they face. You will contribute to the advancement of our strategic aims through equipping teams to deliver high quality professional engagement interventions.

It will be a major asset if applicants have extensive experience of delivering quality improvement agendas across health and social care systems.

We are striving to build a more diverse representational organisation, and we have noted that we are under-represented when it comes to those that identify as disabled, have an impairment or health condition and also those who identify as Black, Asian or another minority ethnic group. We are also under represented with those who identify as LGBTQ+.

We welcome applications from everyone who meets the criteria, but would also strongly encourage applications from individuals from groups where we are currently under-represented to help us move forward in achieving our aim of building a more diverse organisation so that we can better serve all People Living with Cancer. We have in place an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and we have Organisational Values (see attached) which promote fairness and belonging for all. We also have a successful internal employee representation body; Our Voice and also 8 Employee Network groups to help us achieve a more engaged and inclusive organisation for all our people.   

You will need a full UK Drivers licence and access to your own vehicle to undertake the role.

About us
At Macmillan, we support millions of people living with cancer in the UK to live life as fully as they can by providing emotional, practical and financial support. Our values are at the heart of who we are and everything we do. We commit to actively developing you and our benefits include private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous leave, interest free loans for season tickets and gym memberships and much more.

We want to create a workforce that is representative of the people we support, and who support us. We advocate for being an inclusive organisation, where everyone can feel that they belong and where there are no barriers to success. 

We want every individual to feel empowered to bring their best to work, and that’s why we offer flexibility in our working locations, working hours and benefits so we can support you in your life and your career, and we welcome a conversation about how these options can best support you.

We offer a range of flexible working patterns, such as compressed hours, e.g. 34.5 hours in 4 days instead of 5, flexibility to work earlier or later around our core working hours of 10am-4pm and more options. 

Recruitment Process 
In order to ensure fairness and consistency to select the best candidate for this role, all of our applications are anonymised up until an interview has been confirmed so that shortlisting is based solely upon the suitability of the candidate’s experience.

Applications close at 23:59pm on Sunday 10th July 2022

For any support during the application or interview process please do speak to People Services where we are able to offer advice and/or recruitment adjustments.

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Refreshed on: 16 June 2022
Closing date: 06 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 9402
Tags: Social Care/Development, Business Development

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