Decision details

Structure to develop and deliver the Leeds Health and Care Plan

Reference: D46221

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The successful delivery of Leeds Plan is a critical aspect of meeting the local and national priorities around health improvement, tackling inequality and a sustainable health system that meets financial balance. The appointment of a central team will allow Leeds to progress our priorities further and faster in Leeds and also in relation to our leadership role across the region.

Adults and Health will act as the host for these roles on behalf of the health and care partnership in Leeds with all statutory partners contributing the cost on a fair shares basis. LCC’s fair shares contribution towards the new roles is estimated to be £86,312.


The Director of Adults and Health approved the creation of and recruitment to the following roles:

·  1x Lead of Delivery Support 1, Dir 45%

·  1x Programme Manager, Citywide Estates Programme, Dir 45%

·  1x Programme Manager, Citywide Procurement Programme, Dir 45%

·  2 x Partnerships Communications, Engagement and Marketing Officers, P06

·  2x Project Managers, Citywide Workforce Programme, P06

·  2x Project Leaders, P04

·  4x Project Officers, S02

The Director of Adults and Health approved the extension of the agency worker for the Citywide Estates and Citywide Procurement Programmes from February 2018 to end of May 2018 to allow for the recruitment within this paper to be completed.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

The proposals have been consulted on with the leadership of the Council, Executive Members and with key partners.

Close engagement with LCC HR has been sought and HR is also involved in devising and recruiting to the new posts. 

Trade Unions have also been consulted on the proposals.  They sought clarification on whether they would be advertised internally or externally. It was confirmed that they would go to external advert as they were partnership posts and therefore needed to be open to all partner employees


Leeds Health and Care Partnership Executive Group – (Chief Executives and senior officers from health and care partners in Leeds).

Leeds Plan Delivery Group – Leeds Plan Programme Leads.

Leeds Directors of Finance (DoFs) Group – Directors of Finance from the statutory partners Leeds health and care.

Adults and Health Department Leadership Team – senior officers from Adults and Health Directorate, LCC.

Trade Unions.

Contact: Anthony Cooke, Chief Officer, Health Partnerships 0113 3783878 Email:

Publication date: 06/02/2018

Date of decision: 14/02/2018

Effective from: 22/02/2018

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