Locality Development Manager
Your new organisation
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Local Development Manager professional to join their team. Southend-on-Sea Borough Council employs around 1,700 staff, who work together to deliver a wide range of services that meet the needs of those who live, work and visit the area. The council provides a range of vital services at the heart of the community, as well as investing in exciting and ambitious projects that keep Southend-on-Sea firmly on the map. The Council is ambitious for the future and is working with local partners and local communities to ensure we deliver our exciting ambition for 2050.
Your new role
As the Locality Development manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that there is a local bespoke consolidated offer for the locality. You will be responsible for ensuring that local expertise is developed and that working relationships are developed and fostered with local schools, the Local Authority, local businesses, the third sector, local communities and social care to coproduce and design an environment that encourages independence, prevention and resilience. Specifically, the Locality Manager will focus on: the link between the system and Localities; the development of the integrated Locality teams; population needs assessments to enable allocation of resource; and the link between Localities and the aspirations of Southend Borough Council in terms of Locality working.
You will also be expected to lead on a range of projects and initiatives across the health and care network to embed community integrated Locality team initiatives and deliver sustainable integrated working. Responsibilities will include leading and working as part of a team to develop, plan and implement projects, responsibilities will also involve a range of other related activities. In addition, you will be responsible for the coaching, develop and training locality team members to ensure consistency of practice and breadth of thinking.
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful for this role you will need to have equivalent experience and possess an excellent understanding of current NHS national, regional and local priorities. With a track record of working in complex environments, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to develop effective partnerships across professional, service, community and organisational boundaries. With demonstrable experience of coaching, developing and managing diverse teams, you will possess excellent leadership and team management skills and be able to influence and build relationships at all levels of an organisation.
What you'll get in return
You can enjoy a range of benefits including: flexible working, salary sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities. A full list of benefits provided by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council can be found on the “Jobs at the council” webpage.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call William Warren at Hays on 01223 304960. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
Provisional interview dates: 7th- 9th August 2019
The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.