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Coproduction, Inclusion and Involvement Manager

Job Reference Ref/1733/2817

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18 month fixed term
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£46285 - £49620
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Project Management
Cambridgeshire County Council

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

Changing Futures is an ambitious new partnership programme, working to improve the experiences of people facing multiple disadvantage, by enabling them to guide professionals across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in transforming local systems.  


We are looking to recruit a Coproduction, Inclusion and Involvement Manager. The successful candidate will work in partnership to transform services and systems across the criminal justice, drug and alcohol, homelessness, mental health, and domestic abuse sectors. You will drive the development and implementation of the programme and project team. You will lead and oversee our coproduction and co-design initiatives across all areas of our partnership. You will have experience of managing a team, facilitating workshops/networks, and be able to influence senior leaders across the system. 


You will be an experienced line manager, be skilled at working with a variety of stakeholders including experts by experience, and be able 


This is a role that will allow you to develop and stretch your skills and demands a motivated and talented individual.  


This role will be hosted by Cambridgeshire County Council on behalf of the Changing Futures Partnership, funded and supported by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Public Service Board (CPPSB).  


We are flexible about work location with the option to work from home. This is a full-time role (37 hours per week) that is fixed term for 18 months.  This role is open to job sharing. This role will be subject to a standard DBS check. 


We are particularly interested in secondments from across the homelessness, domestic abuse, substance misuse, mental health problems and/or the criminal justice systems. 


You can find out more about the Changing Futures here:   


We welcome applications from people with experience of issues including homelessness, substance misuse, mental health problems and/or contact with the criminal justice system. We are actively seeking to improve diversity and representation within the programme structure and encourage applications from Black, Asian and other ethnic minority backgrounds and/or people with a disability.  


We are particularly interested in secondments from across the homelessness, domestic abuse, substance misuse, mental health problems and/or the criminal justice systems.  


Interviews will be held the week commencing 2nd October.  


For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact the hiring manager Tom Tallon,

What will you be doing?

The postholder will work with partner agencies to identify adults at risk and will lead the Counting Every Adult (CEA) team as they transition their operational delivery to implement the Trusted Person’s Approach across the system. You will manage coproduction networks, ensuring that as the Programme develops learning is sought from experts by experience. You will be responsible for identifying and supporting a network of coproduction facilitators to reach people with lived experience of multiple disadvantage. 


You will work collaboratively with the Systems Leadership, Learning and Development Manager and the Project Manager to develop and implement the programme. 


You will report to the Head of Changing Futures and offer recommendations to the Changing Futures Strategic Board, which is formed of senior policy, delivery, and commissioning leads across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. 

About you

You will need to subscribe to the Changing Futures values, including the belief that deep and meaningful change can be brought about through building strong partnerships and working directly with experts through experience.   


The role requires a capable communicator, able to work with partners and experts by experience and draw out learnings from the system. The postholder will be adept at using data to monitor and improve support services.  


You will have line management experience and the ability to support a team working with vulnerable adults. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be a strong advocate for individuals facing multiple disadvantage.  


This is a demanding but very rewarding role in a fast-paced environment, suited to someone with experience of using coproduction in complex systems. 

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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