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Director of Patient Services JO2869

  • Location: Hertfordshire, England, SG6 1QU
  • Salary: circa £70,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

We are working in partnership with a well-established hospice organisation, who deliver personalised and compassionate palliative end of life care for over 230,000 people, across North Hertfordshire, Stevenage and surrounding towns and villages in Central Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

They are now seeking a Director of Patient Services, who will work with the CEO and the Senior Leadership Team in developing strategic options to ensure delivery of high quality palliative care in the community, working in collaboration with a range of statutory & voluntary health and social care providers.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant professional registration. Hold the position of Registered Manager,Accountable Officer for Controlled Drugs and be the Head of Safeguarding and mental capacity in the organisation.

The successful applicant will be a member of the Senior Management Team reporting to the Chief Executive, with the following skills and experience:

  • At least five years’ experience of developing and delivering at a similar organisation

  • Experience of working for a charity or health related organisation

  • Experience of managing in a patient support or health/ care setting

  • A track record of successfully managing large teams across multiple sites/ locations

  • Experience of developing and managing strong relationships and partnerships with external organisations, bodies and stakeholders

  • Understanding of the commissioning and delivery of patient care services in the UK

  • Experience of managing change and translating strategy into practice in a patient care setting.

We are seeking a self-motivated individual with excellent people management and interpersonal skills.You will have a proactive, innovative and collaborative approach with commitment and passion to deliver excellence, patient support and care.

For more information, please contact Sandra Smith, Charisma Charity Recruitment, info@charismarecruitment.co.uk or 01962 813300.

Applications should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

Our client is looking to interview as soon as possible; we will be submitting candidates on 21 July, 28 July and the first week of August so apply without delay to avoid disappointment.The role may well close early if filled.

Closing date: ASAP

Start date: ASAP