Director of Hospital Services

£69,395 - £92,514
24 Dec 2018
21 Jan 2019
Acute Trust
Job Type

NHS Lanarkshire’s quality vision is to achieve transformational improvement in the provision of safe, person centred and effective care for our patients in line with our clinical strategy ‘Achieving Excellence’

To achieve our vision, we are committed to transforming the quality of health care in Lanarkshire through investment in and continuous reliable implementation of patient safety processes. This includes the leadership and service management structures which drive and support achievement of the vision. This focus on patient safety along with robust financial management is essential.

Following the successful promotion of our existing Site Director we now have a vacancy at University Hospital Hairmyres.

The Director of Hospital Services is a member of the Acute Services Divisional Management Team and will make a full contribution in the strategic and operational management of Acute Services throughout NHS Lanarkshire.

The Director of Hospital Services will play a key, dynamic role leading transformational change to deliver improved quality of care, patient safety, patient and carer centred services within their hospital.

This is a highly visible strategic role requiring active engagement with a diverse range of clinical and non clinical stakeholders throughout NHS Lanarkshire and partner agencies.

You will be a graduate and preferably hold a relevant postgraduate qualification or equivalent experience. You should have significant general manager experience operating at a senior management/director level.  Preferably your experience should be within the NHS.

This post requires someone with a substantial track record of success in a large operationally complex organisation.

If you believe you meet this profile then we would welcome your application.

If you would like to find out more detail please contact Heather Knox, Director of Acute Services/Deputy Chief Executive on 01698 858195 by email or Judith Park, Deputy Director of Acute Services on 01698 858092, or by e-mail

Applications require to be submitted on the form  provided and returned to: or to Nancy Gilchrist, Recruitment Team Leader, HR Department, Law House, Airdrie Road, Carluke, Lanarkshire ML8 5EP or Tel: 01698 377824.