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Associate Director, Children, Young People & Families and Specialist Primary Care

Band 8d
Closing date
21 Dec 2022

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Community and Mental Health NHS Trust
Associate Director, Children, Young People & Families and Specialist Primary Care
Agenda for Change Band 8d
West Midlands

This is a unique role that presents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to lead the Trust’s Children, Young People & Families, Community Dental Services and Integrated Sexual Health Services Service Delivery Unit (SDU).

The Trust are dedicated to providing high-quality, integrated community, mental health and learning disabilities services. The Trust has an overall CQC rating of Good, with their CAMHs team rated Outstanding. Elements of their dental service and community hospitals are also rated Outstanding. The Trust are proud to play a key role in the local health and social care system and in the development and delivery of our local Integrated Care System (ICS) where they continue their journey towards outstanding care.

This is an exciting career opportunity for an ambitious senior leader who is driven to work in a high performing Trust. As an Associate Director you 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.

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 the delivery of these services across the system, your role is vital in ensuring that the Trust is a strong partner in the ICS.

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 our key Trust 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.

In addition, 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.

As a suitable candidate you will be able to demonstrate sound leadership, credible and in-depth experience of leading on system wide programmes. You will also be able to work collaboratively across health and care, whilst managing and supporting staff and teams.

Recruitment Timetable

Applications Close:                                     Sunday, 18 December
Shortlisting Interviews:                               TBC
Final Interviews and Assessment:                  January 2023

To request a copy of the information pack, please contact

For an exploratory and confidential conversation about the post, please contact, Joe Joyce or Natasha Parmar

Application is by CV and Covering Letter and should be submitted to


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