Community Policy Manager (fixed term)

Salary: from £45,000

Initial term: one-year fixed term contract

Location: London (Westminster)

Closing date for applications: Noon, 6 May

Interviews: Week commencing 13 May 


NHS Providers is the membership organisation and trade association for the NHS hospital, mental health, community and ambulance services that treat patients and service users in the NHS. We help those NHS foundation trusts and trusts to deliver high-quality, patient-focused care by enabling them to learn from each other, acting as their public voice and helping shape the system in which they operate. 

The NHS Confederation is the only membership body that brings together and speaks on behalf of all organisations that plan, commission and provide NHS services.  Our members are drawn from every part of the health and care system and join 560+ organisations connected to the NHS Confederation.

This Community policy manager role is an exciting opportunity to work with two influential organisations and alongside providers of community services to influence the national agenda on community services. NHS Providers and the NHS Confederation have launched a new Community Network for trusts and community interest companies that provide NHS community services. This post would deliver the policy work programme for this network, provide secretariat support for the network board and provide project support for commissioned projects. Working with the support of the network chair, network board and senior colleagues from NHS Providers and the NHS Confederation, this role will focus on driving the policy and influencing work on key priority issues that affect providers of community services. The post-holder will also provide secretariat support for the network board and project support for an externally commissioned project.

For this role, it is essential to have experience in preparing accessible, high-quality reports on complex issues – for example policy positions, national consultations and member briefings, have experience of planning and delivering events, experience being a respected external advocate for an organisation, experience of policy development in a comparable setting and managing complex stakeholder relationships.


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To apply or to find out more about this opportunity please contact Jo Whyte by emailing with a CV and cover letter setting out your interest and suitability for the role.

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