Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provides a wide range of inpatient and community-based mental health care to people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, city of Salford, Trafford and Wigan and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester and beyond. We are one of the largest Mental Health Trusts in England, employing around 6,400 members of staff with c.£450 million annual income, delivering services from more than 160 locations including five hospital sites, many community facilities and in prisons. Promoting parity of esteem for mental health with physical health, we are shifting our focus to prevention, early intervention, and resilience in communities, to deliver a sustainable and integrated mental health system across the region through collaboratively working with our partners across the Greater Manchester Integrated Care System.
Our new Medical Director will join at a critical time as embark on a journey of transformation. As an Executive Director and voting member on the Board, you will play a central role in all aspects of clinical leadership and the assurance of the quality and safety of our services. Engaging colleagues in a culture of improvement and innovation, you will ensure we embed an open culture with the expectation of high standards of quality of care for all our service users and their carers. Ensuring safety and good practice in all services your leadership skills will progress our improvement journey and build confidence with our colleagues and the people we serve.
We are interested to hear from existing or aspiring Executive Medical Directors with significant leadership experience gained in an acute Mental Health setting. Strong communication and interpersonal skills will be vital to building and develop relationships across our organisation and the wider system, working collaboratively with external partners. As we embark on a challenging programme of recovery and improvement, this is an exciting opportunity for a progressive and inspirational leader to work alongside the Board to support our dedicated clinical teams in delivering sustained improvement.
If you have the skills, experience and passion to help lead us on our continued improvement journey, we would be delighted to hear from you.
To learn more about this role and the recruitment process, please click Apply and contact Carmel Bell, Niamh Blair or Michelle Shirley at GatenbySanderson on 07917 826639 for an initial discussion.
Closing date: Monday 6 February 2023