Improving Care Manager - South West

Diabetes UK
06 Jun 2017
20 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Contract: 1 year Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 28 hours per week
Location: Home Based with regular travel to Taunton Office
Salary: GBP25,600 per annum (GBP32,000 FTE)
Application Closing Date: Monday 19 June at 10am
Interviews: Monday 3 July 2017

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?

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 GBP1,600 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 visit us at Diabetes UK.

Please ensure you address the essential criteria 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.