Chief Executive

Chester, Cheshire
25 Jan 2019
11 Feb 2019
Acute Trust
Job Type

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 445,000 with 600 general hospital beds and 70 rehabilitation and intermediate care beds, an operating budget of £220m and almost 4,000 staff.

The Trust has been a key partner in the shift to wider system based planning. Broadly there are three strategic 'Place Based' strategies: The Model Hospital (Countess Place), the Integrated Care Partnership which the Trust hosts (Local Place) and Acute Care Collaborations across Wirral and Cheshire (Sub-Regional Place).

The CEO will lead the planning and delivery of safe, kind, effective and economically sustainable services across the Trust and provide overall strategic direction and oversight of the 'Place Based Strategies'.

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Vision, drive and resilience to push boundaries and seek opportunities for continuous improvement, whilst leading our staff through the tough challenges we face ahead.
  • Outstanding, values-driven leadership to motivate patient-centred transformational change.
  • Exemplary interpersonal & communication skills, with demonstrable experience of building sustainable and credible relationships with local, regional and national stakeholders.

To arrange a confidential discussion with the Chair, Sir Duncan Nichol please contact Claire Raggett on 01244365816. For further information about the post, including a candidate brief and details on how to apply, please click the 'Apply' button below.

Closing date: Friday 11th February 2019.

Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, 6th March 2019.