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Associate Director – Specialist Mental Health & Learning Disability Services

The Finegreen Group
West Midlands
Band 8D - £78,192 - £90,387
Closing date
17 Nov 2021
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Associate Director – Specialist Mental Health & Learning Disability Services
Band 8D - £78,192 - £90,387

This is a unique role that presents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to lead the Specialist Mental Health and Learning Disability Services Delivery Unit (SDU).

At Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust they are dedicated to providing high-quality, integrated community, mental health and learning disabilities services. Rated “Good” by the CQC, they are proud to play a key role in the local health and social care system and in the development and delivery of their local Integrated Care System (ICS).

The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to ensuring the organisation continues to achieve excellent results; ensuring there is a relentless focus to improve patient experience, service quality and performance outcomes. This is an exciting career opportunity for an ambitious senior leader who is driven to work in a high performing Trust.

You will join a team of Associate Directors working with the Chief Operating Officer and will be accountable for the performance, financial stability and quality of a portfolio of services. Taking the strategic and operational lead for Specialist Mental Health and Learning Disability Services delivered across Worcestershire and Herefordshire, this role is vital in ensuring that the Trust is a strong partner in the STP’s integrated care systems.

You will lead major strategic projects for the Chief Operating Officer across the organisation and the wider health economy as required. You may also be required to deputise for the Chief Operating Officer.

You will have a key role in ensuring the delivery of safe and effective person centered services through the development and implementation of dynamic service delivery plans which support the delivery of the Trusts key strategies. You will manage and work collaboratively with clinical and quality leads and the other Associate Directors to ensure evidence based practices are developed and aligned to a strong clinical governance and assurance framework. Using innovation and creativity you will maximize resources to deliver financial efficiencies and effective service delivery.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate sound leadership, credible and in-depth experience of leading on system wide programmes within the NHS, working collaboratively with social care whilst managing and supporting staff and teams.

Applications are welcomed from candidates with experience in a substantive role at senior management level within the NHS, including experience of management of multiple teams and staff.

Recruitment Timetable:
Applications close: Sunday, 14th November
Final interviews and assessments: TBC

To discuss this post further, or to request a copy of the information pack, please contact Joe Joyce of The Finegreen Group on


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom
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