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Associate Director Medicine and Urgent Care Division

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University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Attractive Salary
Closing date:
25th June
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Recruitment timetable

Closing Date
Friday 25th June 2021
Shortlist meeting
Wednesday 30th June 2021
Final Panel Interviews
Thursday 15th July 2021

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University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust has an annual income of c£840m and over 11,000 dedicated staff operating across our two busy acute sites at Royal Stoke University Hospital and the County Hospital at Stafford. We provide a wide range of acute and specialist healthcare service to our local populations in Staffordshire, South Cheshire and Shropshire and are also a Major, Trauma Centre to a wider population of 3 million people stretching from Anglesey to the Peak District. As a University Hospital we have strong links from both a research, innovation and learning with Keele University.

We are on a mission to provide the best possible experience across our services, transforming the relationship between our patients, our health and care system, our staff and the Trust and creating a culture of continuous improvement.  We've an ambitious programme of work underway aligned with our ‘Vision2025’ to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a cohesive team, providing proactive and visible leadership across four key areas – service leadership, people and personal leadership, quality leadership and collaborative leadership. With the Divisional Chair and Associate Director of Nursing you will contribute to developing the strategic direction of the Trust, sharing best practice and integrating this knowledge within the Trust.

We are seeking to appoint a candidate with extensive senior management experience gained within an Acute NHS Trust, a proven track record of leading and sustaining transformational change within a complex organisation, intellectual agility and highly developed interpersonal skills. This is an exciting, high profile senior opportunity for an exceptional candidate and so if you share our values then we’d love to hear from you.

For an informal and/or confidential discussion about the role and organisation please do not hesitate to contact Richard Murphy or Michelle Shirley at GatenbySanderson on 07393 013067

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