LD & Autism Health Equalities Strategy Coordinator

Expiring today

England, Essex, Chelmsford
Up to £23365 per annum
28 May 2021
25 Jun 2021
Job role
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full time

LD & Autism Health Equalities Strategy Coordinator

Permanent, Full Time

Up to £23,365 per annum

Location: Chelmsford

Closing Date: 3rd June 2021

Essex County Council (ECC) is one of the largest and most dynamic local authorities in the UK, serving a population of 2 million residents, and has a very successful track record of delivering transformational change. ECC anticipated change was needed in the public sector and has worked to deliver better quality at lower cost. We have an ambitious transformation agenda - one with the scope to reach every part of the council. We are changing the way we think, the way we work, and the ways in which we deliver our services. We are committed to becoming a place where individuals, partners and communities feel proud to play their role and genuinely want to belong. We're immensely proud of our flexible working options.

We're looking for an organised and professional person to support the work of the Learning Disabilities Health Equalities Team.

The functions of this team include:

  • Support to the LeDeR Learning Disability Mortality Programme - maintenance of databases, processes for a team of reviewers, analysis of data, liaison with records management, primary care and a range of health professionals to ensure the smooth running of reviews.
  • Support for HE Commissioner around national programmes such as STOMP (Stopping the Over Medication of People with Learning Disability and Autism) and Annual Health Checks.
  • Liaison and assurance across a collaborative partnership of 7 Clinical Commissioning Groups and 3 Local Authorities. The coordinator will support data collection, reporting formats and liaison with multiple organisations around key meetings and agendas. They will organise the work of the team, ensuring good communication and supporting delivery to timescales.

This post will be key to the success of the Health Equalities team which includes the LeDeR Mortality Review team and s expanding and developing. There is opportunity for personal development and the post holder will be managed and supported by an LD Integrated Health Commissioner.

The key skills required to undertake in this role include:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to summarise complex information including health and social care data.
  • Ability to make professional phone calls to GPs, Care Homes etc...
  • Ability to juggle tasks and timescales and work across a range of professional groups.
  • Manage your own emotional wellbeing and distressing information.
  • Knowledge of MS Office software and experience of keeping databases up to date.

Apply now at www.WorkingForEssex.com or contact Rebekah Bailie at / 03330 130440 for informal enquiries.

If you have any questions about the role, or working with us, please contact our Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888.

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on https://www.workingforessex.com/working-here/pay-reward/ .

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.