North East & North Cumbria (NENC) Health Champions Programme Manager for Voluntary Organisations' Network North East

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Contract Type: Fixed term

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Part time

Application deadline:

Based: Flexible

Salary: £32,909 to 34,723 Pro Rata

Salary Type: Salary Scale

Location: Tyne and Wear

Role description: Manager

VONNE is recruiting a Health Champions Programme Manager to support our work as a partner in the ICB’s Healthier and Fairer workstream.

The key focus of this role will be on building on our successful NENC Health Champions Pilot Programme, which aims to develop a community champion model to be rolled out at scale across the North East & North Cumbria, building on learning from local COVID and Cancer Champion models.

The successful applicant will be an experienced manager, self motivated with significant community engagement and partnership working experience. They will have an understanding of the VCSE sector and its contribution to tackling the wider social determinants of health and the health inequalities agenda with an ability to build relationships across sectors at both strategic and grass roots level. They will have the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences to promote collaboration within the health and wellbeing field. 

The role is open to both direct application and secondment options. 

The closing date for applications is Monday, 27 November 2023 at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 12 December 2023 (times to be confirmed).

If you’d like to speak to someone about the role, please contact Richard Boggie at  To apply, complete the application and equality and diversity forms below and return them to by the closing date.

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Equality & Diversity Form

VONNE is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications will not be excluded on the grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, race, marital status, disability, age, religion, belief, or sexual orientation.