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Now Hiring: Policy and Development Manager for the NHS APA

We are recruiting a brand new Policy and Development Manager to join our team.


In this new and exciting post, you will be involved in helping develop, shape, and implement policy within the NHS Addictions provider Alliance (NHS APA). We are looking for a talented individual with the relevant expertise, skills, and networks to help the NHS APA continue its journey as a proactive and credible collaborator in the influence and development of policy within the addictions field nationally.

The role is hosted within Inclusion, part of the Midlands NHS Foundation Partnership Trust and you will benefit from the excellent reputation for valuing and investing in our workforce with services across England. You will also be supported by Inclusion's teams in your day-to-day work.

If this sounds like your dream job and you want to contribute to the work of the NHS APA promoting positive engagement and helping enable positive outcomes for those who experience or are affected by a drug, alcohol, or gambling dependency please take the time to apply or find out more.


Benefits include:

  • Salary - £41,659 to £47,672 per annum

  • Job locations - Stafford or Home Based. Working 37.5 hours, the post will be working remotely, with a requirement to travel or attend meetings and/or events as needed. You will be joining an organisation with strong digital working frameworks and systems.

Apply Now - applications close on the 5th March 2022.


About Us

The post is for work across the NHS APA - a collaborative of 17 NHS Trusts across England with significant experience providing high-quality addiction services over many years. The post will be hosted by Inclusion, part of Specialist Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Inclusion provides caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex.

We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide.

We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support.

Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!


For more information or to apply for the role please visit the NHS jobs website:

Applications close on the 5th March.



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