Chief Executive

Attractive Salary
24 Aug 2018
01 Oct 2018
Job Type

Lancashire Care is the major health and wellbeing provider for a population of 1.5 million people in the county of Lancashire with provision that extends into the surrounding areas. A specialist provider of mental health and forensic care, we also provide community services working with a range of partners as part of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Services. As the only healthcare provider whose services cover the whole of Lancashire, we employ over 6,400 members of staff across more than 400 sites operating with an annual budget of around £345 million.  We are looking for our next Chief Executive and invite applications from candidates with the experience and skills to lead this large and complex organisation to achieve its future strategy which is built on the aspiration to provide high quality care and the best possible outcomes for people.  

Our refreshed strategy serves to articulate how we will address some of the key challenges we face internally, supporting the wider health and care system to deliver sustainable services for the people we serve, whilst maintaining our own relentless focus on providing high quality services.  We are looking for an inspirational leader to lead its delivery in the challenging and dynamic environment that we are currently operating in. 

A strong collaborator, we are seeking a compassionate leader who will focus on engaging and supporting our dedicated staff, enabling them to develop and deliver high performing and fit for the future services, whilst working with our partners to achieve the strategic aims of the wider system.

An experienced NHS leader, you will bring a proven track record of leading cultural and transformational change.  We are interested in hearing from leaders of all types of healthcare service provision whether acute, mental health or community services. Most importantly we are seeking a leader who shares our values, our commitment to our staff and our ambition and passion to improve the lives of the people we serve. 

To learn more about us, the role and how to apply, click on the apply button and contact Emma Pickup or Michelle Shirley of GatenbySanderson on 0113 205 6292 for an initial discussion.

Closing date: Monday 1 October

Final interviews and assessment: Thursday 1 and Friday 2 November 2018.