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Strategic Health Manager

SASP are looking for a Strategic Health Manager with experience at senior management level to come and join our team.

Contact Name
Jane Knowles
Contact Telephone
01823 653990
Contact Email
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership

About Strategic Health Manager

SASP are looking for a Strategic Health Manager with experience at senior management level. You will evidence successfully working with a range of strategic stakeholders as well as demonstrating a detailed knowledge of the local government and / or health sector. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will inspire and build successful relationships with stakeholders and partners. The role will also manage a number of key posts including our social prescribing team, so proven positive management skills would be advantageous.

Following the recent Sport England strategy and the development of a system wide physical activity strategy in Somerset. The role will focus on embedding and integrating physical activity as a key tool in the prevention of ill health and the reduction of health inequalities, as well as treatment and recovery/rehabilitation (including Covid recovery and resilience) across the systems.

As an essential part of the senior management team and working closely with internal and external senior leaders from across the system, this role represents a key investment to improve the links between our health and community services. The role will be focused on delivering the strategic aims of the Sport England 'Uniting the Movement' strategy and the emerging Somerset Physical Activity and Sport Strategy. The role will operate at a strategic level to embed physical activity into care and recovery pathways to support the cultural change around how physical activity is promoted and prescribed within health services.

Please apply using the SASP application form or your CV with a cover letter stating why you think you would be a suitable candidate for the role. Please send this to by 5pm on Monday 27th September 2021.

Supporting Documents:

sasp-strategic-health-manager-job-description-person-spec.pdf (PDF, 110.6 Kb)

sasp-application-form16.doc (MS Word, 220.5 Kb)

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Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    Somerset CCG
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
  • Channel Adventure
    Somerset Community Foundation
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK