Director of Strategy

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Full TimePermanent
  • Post Date: November 6, 2019
Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new Hospital Executive team and steer key changes for the Hospital and the Borough.
Newham University Hospital is part of the Barts Health Group and serves the most diverse and youngest boroughs in London . The hospital provides local acute services including Emergency Services and has the largest maternity unit in Barts Health. Our ambition is to build the hospital, better tailor services to local need and to deliver care which we are consistently proud of.
The successful applicant would be responsible as the lead Director for the development and implementation of Newham Hospital’s strategy, planning, integration and strategic partnerships. Therefore experience in building and maintaining strong partnerships with statutory, Primary Care, and third sector organisations is vital for the role.

We are seeking someone with a proven record of achievement as a leader that demonstrates significant success through innovations and a strong but sensitive style that contributes directly to the patient experience and continuous improvement journey
In particular, you must be able to lead, direct, inspire and engage using a collaborative style, be committed to living our Barts Health values, and have the interests of our patients and staff at the centre of all that we do.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too – within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously and we have put in place ways for all staff to freely raise concerns about any issue in complete confidence. From online services to being able to speak one on one with a trained advocate, you will be supported to raise your concerns in a way that is right for you.

Main area:Executive Team
Grade:Band 9 (indicative band 9 subject to banding)
Job ref:259-2095234NUH
Site:Newham University Hospital

Applicant requirements
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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