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ICS Programme Manager (Prevention)
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: REC2412RS
  • Published: Mon 20/03/2023, 13:18 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/04/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Range 6 (£38,632 - £44,420) per annum. From 1 April Range 6 will be £39,632 - £45,420 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hybrid – Works part in the office (Gun Wharf) and part from home , Kent

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ICS Programme Manager (Prevention)

Please note this will be a one year fixed term contract.  Applicants considering a secondment should ensure they have approval from their current line manager and organisation prior to applying.

We are currently recruiting to an important and exciting role working across the Kent and Medway Integrated Care System.  The postholder will drive forward the development, delivery, reporting and evaluation of a portfolio of prevention and health inequalities related projects across the Kent and Medway ICS. These multidisciplinary projects support the achievement of national requirements and targets relating to preventing ill health and reducing health inequalities. Amongst others, this portfolio will include the Long Term Plan Tobacco Dependence Treatment Services initiative.

Working collaboratively with stakeholders and organisations across Kent and Medway, the postholder will act as a focal point for partnership development and networking on prevention and health inequalities related matters.  The postholder will work with colleagues from across the full range of organisations within the Kent and Medway Integrated Care System.

We are looking for an individual who is innovative, flexible, collaborative and focused and has the exceptional interpersonal skills necessary to work collaboratively across a range of disciplines and across organisational boundaries. It is essential that the postholder is able to adapt to change positively within an ever evolving sector, responding to the needs of the Kent and Medway Integrated Care System and its objectives.

If you are interested in contributing to the Kent and Medway Integrated Care System ambitions to improve physical and mental health and well being and reduce health inequalities for the population of Kent and Medway, please take a look at the more detailed information in the job profile.

In return we offer you:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Generous local government pension scheme package
  • Access to wider training and development qualifications
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Travel plan discounts
  • Car Benefit Scheme from Tusker
  • Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
  • Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers
  • The Government has introduced new ways of supporting parents with childcare costs. Further details are available here: -

Our organisation:

Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.

Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.

We provide all local Government services for a quarter of a million people, looking after education, environment, social care, housing, planning, business and much more - everything from frontline services such as rubbish collection and events like the Dickens Festival to work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure services in Medway run smoothly and cost effectively.

Working at Medway Council means that you get to be part of this journey working alongside talented, professional colleagues to drive forward change to transform the lives of our residents and the communities they live in.

To find out more about the role and an informal discussion please contact Jacqui Moore, Kent and Medway ICS Prevention Lead on 07809 401095.

Interviews are likely to be held on 17 May 2023.

Important Information-

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile

Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement

Medway Council is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All appropriately qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, family commitments, sexual orientation, age, HIV status, religious or political beliefs, social class or trade union activity or irrelevant spent conviction.

For further information please refer to the Medway information pack available as a download or to view online.

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted.  All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email.

Please visit for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.