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Eliminating Hepatitis C - Regional Lead

Salary: £25,000.00 to £31,500.00 per annum Position: Part Time Location: London
Posted: 15-08-22 Job Type: Contract

Job Description:

Are you looking for a rewarding new opportunity as a Regional Lead in Eliminating Hepatitis C? Read below to find out how you can join our team to help improve lives.

In general, the role will focus on supporting our Drug and Alcohol teams to eliminate Hepatitis C in their services. Activities will vary and will include assessing performance and tracking progress towards elimination, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, inspiring and leading others towards elimination, troubleshooting and problem solving, understanding and improving pathways and processes, supporting and promoting awareness events and workforce development. 

You will work alongside a wide range of stakeholders including local services (BBV and Harm Reduction Champions, managers, and frontline workers); Service users and external partners (Gilead Regional Leads, Operational Delivery Networks, Treating Hospitals, Hepatitis C Trust, and Partner agencies), attending meetings, events and relationship building activities. 

Our services are commissioned to provide blood borne virus testing and support service users through treatment and have teams who deliver this intervention. Your role as Regional Lead would be to support them in ensuring they have all that they need to meet elimination and support their progress. 

There will be a mix of working from home supporting services virtually and occasional travel to services/partners within dedicated areas. Services in our South and Mid area include 

  • South: Cornwall, Bournemouth/Christchurch/Poole, North Somerset
  • Mid: Shropshire, Liverpool, Wigan, and Leigh

The Mid area will be shared with the other Hepatitis C lead for the North and Mid.

You will join an established team and have the opportunity to inform and shape the project. The project is overseen by the Executive Medical Director and includes the National Improvement Manager, Project Management, Viral Hepatitis Nurse and BBV Specialist, Data Analysis and Business Support. You will also be supported by the wider Organisational Directorates including Operational Services and the Clinical team. Each area has a dedicated Patient Access to Care Lead from Gilead Sciences that you will work alongside.

This is a part time role, (30 hrs per week - working pattern to be discussed at interview) full time would be considered.  This is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2024.

For further information please refer to the personal-specification and summary information below.

A very unique and exciting opportunity is available for a highly motivated and passionate individual to join our established Hepatitis C Elimination Project as a Regional Lead. Funded by Gilead Sciences, the project has been set up to support NHS England's strategy to Eliminate Hepatitis C by 2025 as part of the WHO's global mission to eliminate viral hepatitis.

The role will give you an amazing opportunity to help make a difference in people's lives joining an inspiring and ambitious project working alongside experienced and passionate people and organisations all working together towards one ambition - eliminate Hepatitis C.

Being a key member of the project, you will work internally with services and external stakeholders involved in the project to eliminate Hepatitis C by December 2023. 

Please email people@wearewithyou.org.uk for a copy of the detailed Job Description.

The Regional Lead post will support services in our Southwest and Central region. Salary and hours are negotiable, we are looking for a minimum commitment of 30 hours per week. Full time hours will be considered depending on experience and salary.

We welcome applications for this Regional Lead role with experience in the following areas: Health, Healthcare, Substance Misuse, Health and Social Care, Hepatitis, Mental Health, ONC, NVQ Level 3.

 

Please note that we do offer the choice of working from home remotely. 

Essential Skills:

  • ONC/NVQ level 3 or equivalent or a commitment to complete within 18-months

Desired Skills

To hold a suitable qualification e.g. RCGP Hepatitis B&C Certificate.

About Company:

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year. 

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.