Chief Operating Officer

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive Salary
20 Mar 2019
05 Apr 2019
Acute Trust
Job Type

A career defining opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking, innovative and experienced Chief Operating Officer with a track record of significant achievement within the NHS to join Leeds Teaching Hospitals.  We are a CQC Good rated organisation, with high levels of staff engagement, and excellent clinical outcomes.

As the Chief Operating Officer of one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, the post holder will be at the forefront of ensuring the delivery of excellent patient care throughout our organisation, making a difference to almost 1.5 million patients annually.

We are seeking a proven leader, with demonstrable experience of effecting performance improvement and service change. The successful candidate will be highly visible, inspiring and motivating teams to deliver sustainable improvements. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, a real understanding of using data for improvement, and the ability to translate complex systems and processes into easily understandable messages for patients and staff. You will be resilient and collaborative, able to work with partners to ensure excellent care across the health and care system.

The role is suited to those who thrive working with an ambitious Executive team and are driven to fully utilise their ability to succeed in an environment that fosters innovation and new ways of working.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to commit to and role model our agreed trust wide values and behaviours, The Leeds Way, and apply our continuous improvement methodology, The Leeds Improvement Method.

If you believe your experience, leadership skills and team ethos fit our requirements please get in touch. To learn more about us and this recruitment process click on the button below and contact John Wilson or Robin Staveley of GatenbySanderson on 0113 205 6292.

Closing date: 9am Friday 5th April, final interviews Tuesday 21st May.