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Improving Care Manager – West Midlands

Diabetes is the most potentially devastating – and fastest growing – health crisis of our time, requiring ongoing high-quality care and support. There are currently 4.5 million people in the UK living with diabetes, and 11.9 million more at increased risk of getting Type 2 diabetes.

Those diagnosed face the risk of life-changing, and life-limiting, complications, unless they are given the very best care and the support they need to manage their condition well.

As a society we need to work together now – and take action now – to fund critical research, improve healthcare and treatment, and prevent yet more people developing this potentially life-threatening condition. 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?

We are looking for a strong Improving Care Manager who will develop and maintain meaningful and constructive engagement with NHS organisations in order to progress improvements in diabetes care in the region.

Main Duties: 

  • Driving improvements in health care delivery.
  • Engaging and influencing NHS organisations to progress improvements in diabetes care in the region.
  • Supporting the campaigning and influencing work of Service Champions and Diabetes Voices volunteers to improve local healthcare

What we can offer you:

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,600 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments)
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working
  • Discounts on gym membership and days out
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life
  • Annual Season ticket loan
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and permanent health insurance

 

For more information and to apply please go to the i-appoint website

 

Please ensure you address the personal specification in your supporting statement.

 

Under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, as amended in particular by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 this post is subject to pre-employment criminal records checks through the Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS), Disclosure Scotland, Access NI.

 

Diabetes UK recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.

 

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