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Improving Care Manager

Diabetes UK
London (Greater)
£31,740 - £35,267 per annum
Closing date
7 Mar 2021
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Job Introduction

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

Interviews: Tuesday 16th March 2021

Role Responsibility

As an Improving Care Manager 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.

The 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.

Package Description

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.

About the Company

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently more than 3.9 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and just under 1 million more with undiagnosed type 2.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do.  And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

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