Executive Recruitment

Executive Director of Nursing, AHPs & Quality

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Attractive salary
Closing date:
13th February
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Recruitment timetable

Closing date
9am Monday 13th February 2023
Preliminary interviews
w/c 20th February 2023
Final panel
Friday 24th March 2023

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides integrated healthcare services, including mental health, intellectual disability, and physical health services. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues provide these services in a variety of settings, from the community through to acute wards, as well as in secure settings. We are a large, complex organisation with an annual budget of £590 million, and a local, regional, and national profile for our specialist services.  We also manage Rampton Hospital, one of only three high-secure hospitals in England, and two medium secure units in Leicester and Rotherham. We are a key player in the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ICS, and an active partner and leader in local and regional Provider Collaboratives.

Although our recent CQC report highlights areas that require improvement, we are proud of the progress we have made including our rating of ‘Outstanding’ in the caring domain.  Last year we brought together our people, service users, partners, carers, and the public to design our Trust Strategy: ‘Making a Difference 2022-2027’. This sets out ambitious goals to ensure we deliver exceptional care, building on our commitment to the wellbeing of our colleagues and the populations we serve.  We are focused on creating an environment of continuous improvement that empowers all our colleagues, service users and patients to fulfil their potential.

Our Executive Director of Nursing, AHPs & Quality is retiring this year after a career of over 35 years’ commitment to the NHS.  We are seeking an inspirational and inclusive Executive Director of Nursing, AHPs & Quality who will work closely with our new Chief Executive Ifti Majid as we continue our improvement journey.  Leading our Nursing directorate as they provide professional leadership to our 3,700-strong Nursing and AHPs, as a key Board member you will have responsibility for a broad portfolio encompassing Quality, Safeguarding, Patient Experience, CQC standards and liaison, international nurse recruitment, Restrictive Practice, Safer Staffing and Infection Prevention and Control.

We are seeking an experienced Director who thrives in a complex multi-stakeholder environment and has a track record of managing a diverse portfolio and complex services. Comfortable in influencing at Board level, we are keen to hear from nursing leaders who will bring passion and energy to our agenda.  With a track record of building and developing cultures that support the continuous improvement of services and a commitment to reducing inequality, you will offer a clear focus on driving forward compassionate leadership. Most importantly, you will be a champion for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, and role-model our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion, and Teamwork.

For more information about this exceptional opportunity to join us and make your mark in an organisation with a national profile and high potential, please visit https://joinnottinghamshirehealthcare.com/ or speak to our advising consultants: Joanna Riley, Niamh Blair or Emma Pickup from GatenbySanderson on 07747 207285.

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