Rate of pay: £11,500 (£23,000 FTE)

Hours per week: 18.5

Location: Based in Plymouth or North Devon covering Devon and Cornwall STP

Westbank is delighted to have been awarded the contract to deliver Healthier You the pioneering Diabetes Prevention Programme for the NHS in Devon and Cornwall STP.

The ground-breaking programme aims to reduce people’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by supporting people to make sustainable lifestyle changes that help them to better understand and to take control of their diet and exercise and to better manage their health.

In this exciting new role you will use excellent planning, organisation and communications skills to assist the Programme Manager in overseeing the roll-out and successful delivery of the programme in Devon and Cornwall as well as providing support to area coordinators in locations across the country.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To help coordinate the management of a team of facilitators across Devon;
  • To ensure a quality service with defined and clear outcomes as per contract;
  • To help resolve pathway difficulties and ensure smooth transition of patients from start to finish of the programme including early exit strategies;
  • To work with facilitators and LWTC staff to ensure information governance is maintained for clients on the programme;
  • To coordinate supplies and provide support to area teams across the country; and
  • To work with the local authority public health teams and CCG front line staff as well as primary Care teams ’and other providers in Devon to ensure positive interest and engagement in the programme.

Full details can be found in the Job Description

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 26th February 2017

Interviews will be held: Thursday 8th March.

To apply

Please download an application form and return it to [email protected]. Please use the supporting statement to evidence how you meet the essential and desirable criteria in the job description.