Do you want to have positive impact for people who work in health and care across West Yorkshire?

Do you thrive when working in complexity on transformational, culture change?

Are you passionate about developing people from across our system to fulfil their potential as part of a caring, creative and energetic team?

If yes, then read on!

A strong track record of ability to deliver significant change at pace whilst maintaining an inclusive and facilitative approach is a must. Coaching skills are essential for this role, along with political astuteness and experience of leading change and inclusive leadership development.

This is a hybrid role with flexibility to work from home and from any of our ICB bases, there is a regular need for travel across West Yorkshire.

Planned dates for selection process and interview are 3rd and 4th June 2024 at White Rose House, Wakefield, WF1 1LT

Please note: the closing date has changed to 20th May 9am to allow for a system update to NHS Jobs

Main duties of the job

As System and Leadership Development Lead at NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board, youll join a small, supportive and creative System and Leadership Development team committed to enabling the achievement of our exciting West Yorkshire Health and Care partnership ambitions. Youll be able to bring your expertise and experience in designing and delivering organisational and leadership development interventions working both within the ICB and across the wider health and care system.

For the immediate term, the post holder will lead on a component of our Fellowship for diverse leadership programme; working in collaboration with other team members. The post holder will also lead a component of our ICB OD programme which is a key priority to ensure the successful implementation of our new operating model.

About us

NHS West Yorkshire ICB is responsible for improving population health and reducing inequalities to meet the diverse health needs of its population and is part of the West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership which includes organisations, local councils, health and care providers and voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity; we see this as a strength and part of our founding mission, values and behaviours. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers patient outcomes.

We are committed to creating the best place to work, where your contribution is valued, your wellbeing is supported and all our colleagues can reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of their protected characteristics.

We operate a Carer friendly working environment that is supportive and inclusive. We actively encourage Carers to self-identify themselves and are offered a working Carer passport.

As a Mindful Employer we are positive and enabling towards all employees and job applicants with a mental health condition.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and commit to shortlisting suitable applicants who meet the essential criteria for an interview.Please inform us of any adjustments you may require.

Date posted

03 May 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£50,952 to £57,349 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

D9475-ICB-453

Job locations

White Rose House

Wakefield

WF1 1LT

Job description

Job responsibilities

The System and Leadership Development lead has a key role in acting as a consultant and advisor to defined partners, providing professional expertise and advice of all aspects of system development across the full breadth of the OD consultancy cycle from analysing and understanding need, diagnosis, intervention and review and evaluation.

The System and Leadership Development Lead will also lead on a defined subject matter and/or programmes across West Yorkshire as required, that contribute to the WY Health and Care Partnership strategy and People Plan.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of the role include:

Develop and maintain highly effective relationships with partners and stakeholders providing constructive challenge, influencing and supporting to effective decision making to deliver transformation and culture change.

Develop and maintain an understanding of the priorities and needs of partners and stakeholders to be able to identify where system development can enable the achievement of vision and ambitions

Lead contracting discussions with partners and stakeholders to enable understanding of the current state, desired future state and to understand and manage expectations of the work to be done

Lead and facilitate diagnostics of current state through developing approaches for gathering, analysing, interpreting and presenting quantitative and qualitative data and information.

Lead the development of the system development plan for a defined partner ensuring that it is appropriate in meeting the vision, ambitions and joint forward plan of WY partnership; enabling transformational and culture change, identifying risks, interdependencies, impact and connection with wider partnership, and resource requirements; building in contingency and adjustments where necessary

Lead the exploration, design and delivery of capability and leadership development offers and programmes with key stakeholders from across the partnership.
Job description
Job responsibilities

The System and Leadership Development lead has a key role in acting as a consultant and advisor to defined partners, providing professional expertise and advice of all aspects of system development across the full breadth of the OD consultancy cycle from analysing and understanding need, diagnosis, intervention and review and evaluation.

The System and Leadership Development Lead will also lead on a defined subject matter and/or programmes across West Yorkshire as required, that contribute to the WY Health and Care Partnership strategy and People Plan.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of the role include:

Develop and maintain highly effective relationships with partners and stakeholders providing constructive challenge, influencing and supporting to effective decision making to deliver transformation and culture change.

Develop and maintain an understanding of the priorities and needs of partners and stakeholders to be able to identify where system development can enable the achievement of vision and ambitions

Lead contracting discussions with partners and stakeholders to enable understanding of the current state, desired future state and to understand and manage expectations of the work to be done

Lead and facilitate diagnostics of current state through developing approaches for gathering, analysing, interpreting and presenting quantitative and qualitative data and information.

Lead the development of the system development plan for a defined partner ensuring that it is appropriate in meeting the vision, ambitions and joint forward plan of WY partnership; enabling transformational and culture change, identifying risks, interdependencies, impact and connection with wider partnership, and resource requirements; building in contingency and adjustments where necessary

Lead the exploration, design and delivery of capability and leadership development offers and programmes with key stakeholders from across the partnership.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential
• Masters level qualification in a relevant subject

Desirable
• Coaching

Experience

Essential
• Leading complex, large scale OD, improvement, change or transformation
• Leading design and delivery of leadership development

Skills & behaviours

Essential
• Coaching skills to enable change and transformation
• Ability to lead groups using creative OD tools and techniques to enable positive outcomes and inclusion.
• Facilitation skills to enable change and transformation
• Ability to influence and constructively challenge
• Able to communicate with tact and sensitivity where appropriate, adapting style to promote inclusion
• Planning and organising skills; able to work to tight and often changing timescales and priorities
• Ability to think strategically and translate vision and ambition into operational plans; moving between details and the bigger picture
• Problem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands
• Providing and receiving complex, sensitive or contentious information and support delivery of such information to a wide range of differing groups at all levels.
• Able to produce excellent, engaging and thought-provoking oral, written communication and presentation that will lead to change

Person Specification
Qualifications

Essential
• Masters level qualification in a relevant subject

Desirable
• Coaching

Experience

Essential
• Leading complex, large scale OD, improvement, change or transformation
• Leading design and delivery of leadership development

Skills & behaviours

Essential
• Coaching skills to enable change and transformation
• Ability to lead groups using creative OD tools and techniques to enable positive outcomes and inclusion.
• Facilitation skills to enable change and transformation
• Ability to influence and constructively challenge
• Able to communicate with tact and sensitivity where appropriate, adapting style to promote inclusion
• Planning and organising skills; able to work to tight and often changing timescales and priorities
• Ability to think strategically and translate vision and ambition into operational plans; moving between details and the bigger picture
• Problem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands
• Providing and receiving complex, sensitive or contentious information and support delivery of such information to a wide range of differing groups at all levels.
• Able to produce excellent, engaging and thought-provoking oral, written communication and presentation that will lead to change

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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