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Vacancy for Mental Health Act Policy Manager
|Salary||Grade A - £49,966 (National), £54,766 (London-If applicable)|
|Directorate||Strategy & Intelligence|
|Function||Strategy & Intelligence|
|Hours of Work||Full time 37 hours per week|
|Closing Date:||17 Sep 2019 11:45PM|
Please note, if applying for London, CQC has recently announced a location change to our London Office on Buckingham Palace Road. If successful you will be based in our Buckingham Palace Road office until this relocates to Stratford which will be before March 2021.
Are you committed to helping us regulate health and social care within England?
We are looking for individuals who are caring, demonstrate integrity, work well as part of a team and always strive for excellence in everything they do to help us ensure that health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care.
Let us tell you a little bit about the role....
An exciting opportunity for a Mental Health Act Policy Manager role within CQC’s Policy and Strategy Unit has arisen within our Mental Health Policy team.
This is your chance to be at the cutting edge of policy development as you play a lead role in a policy team and across the Care Quality Commission to help shape regulation that ensures people have access to high quality care. You will lead on the policy work for CQC’s statutory duties and powers within the Mental Health Act and it’s relationship to regulation. The role requires working closely with policy colleagues, inspectors, and across CQC, and with a wide range of external stakeholders to develop CQC’s operating and regulatory model, and support implementation of organisational change.
You will be expected to take a strategic approach to coordinating and leading policy work across sectors, identifying links and risks, promoting a proportionate and consistent approach, and working closely with policy and operational colleagues internally and externally at senior levels. The role will also have line and project management responsibilities.
What we're looking for from you...
You will be a self-starter who excels in leading policy development; has a good understanding of implementing change in a complex organisation; and strong critical thinking and interpersonal skills. Your success in this post will be grounded in your ability to build effective working relationships and quickly gain the trust and respect of colleagues across CQC and externally at all levels. You will also have a good understanding of health and care policy and knowledge of the current regulatory landscape for health and social care. Ideally you will have experience of managing a team and a strong understanding of the Mental Health Act, but the most important thing is how you approach the challenges and people around you.
You will be able to demonstrate your strengths across the below competencies:
- Analytical skills and thinking
- Taking responsibility and leading others
- Communicating with clarity and confidence
- Planning and delivering effectively
- Working together
- Strategic awareness
- Continually learning and improving
If you're interested and think one of these roles may be the perfect job for you, apply today!
Interviews will take place in our London office on 8th and 9th of October 2019.
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