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Assistant Director of Community Services

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9 Jun 2022
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Finegreen are working with a High-Profile NHS organisation in Wales to appoint an Assistant Director of Community Services. The hourly rate will be competitive based on experience.

The post holder will work across the primary and community interface though joint working relationships between the hospital-based services and its GP Localities.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Set and encourage the achievement of standards of excellence in managerial practice, promoting a management ethos of high standards of performance and quality of care;
  • Responsible for all day-to-day operational and general management matters within the specified area, promoting a culture of open communication underpinned by multi-disciplinary team working;
  • Ensure timely and appropriate decisions to deliver quality patient care within the resources available;
  • Operational lead for the Community Unscheduled Care response, working with senior colleagues and partner organisations to ensure that the organisations plan is implemented;
  • Ensure that timely and appropriate decisions are made to deliver quality patient care within the resources available, escalating matters to the area Management Team as necessary;
  • Required to impart complex information, both to individual staff members, well as to groups of staff, using a range of communication tools to achieve this;
  • Accountable for the management of a complex multi-million-pound budget and associated capital assets, with due regard to complying with the Standing Financial Instructions of the organisation and with European tendering legislation;
  • Assign the annual budget for the area, taking account of forecasting of known cost pressures and anticipated service developments/rationalisations;
  • Identify, take the lead on, and monitor cost improvement programmes and efficiency measures in accordance with the financial strategy of the area reporting any deviations from the financial plan, and identifying appropriate solutions;
  • Responsible for identifying local factors influencing the implementation of national policies;
  • Responsible for ensuring that the operational plan is produced which details how national and local policies and priorities will be delivered by the area to meet national and local standards/targets;
  • Fully contribute to the management of critical incidents, reporting systems, risk assessment and risk management;
  • Responsible for the Health and Safety structure and framework that encompasses all areas and all staff groups in the specified area.
The ideal candidate will have:
Master’s degree or equivalent demonstrated knowledge/experience or qualification;
  • Evidence of continuous professional development;
  • Significant operational management experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Experience in managing multi-million-pound budgets;
  • Experience in leading and implementing service development;
  • Strong evidence of leadership and change management skills.
If you are interested in the role, please contact Elecia Heywood on 0161 416 6078 and send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate.


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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