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Assistant Director of Workforce

South East England
NHS Band 8d
Closing date
21 Dec 2023

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Acute Trust
Job Type
Human Resources, Director

Job Details

We are supporting a large NHS organisation in the South Central region to recruit an Interim Assistant Director of Workforce – Corporate and Resourcing.  The post holder will be a key member of the Chief People Officer’s senior team, and will provide their expertise and experience to the strategic view of the organisation’s requirements on recruitment, resourcing and Corporate initiatives, and how these can be achieved.  

Role responsibilities will include:
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to the Divisional Head of Workforce- Corporate and oversee day-to-day responsibilities as required or as may be delegated by the Chief People Officer;
  • Responsible for the operational delivery of the Recruitment Service, ensuring customer satisfaction by delivering a timely, effective and quality service; responsible for the work experience and voluntary services functions;
  • Responsible for high-quality operational temporary staffing services across the organisation, working with the outsourced provider to ensure delivery of the contract, and improvements in quality across a range of strategic temporary staffing issues;
  • Delivery of a comprehensive Medical Staffing service, providing advice and support, working in close collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer and his/her team;
  • Providing outstanding leadership to a large team of informed and engaged HR professionals across a range of functions;
  • Provide leadership and direct line management of the Divisional Head of Workforce – Corporate and their team;
  • Deputise for the Director of Workforce as required and as agreed with the Chief People Officer.
Essential skills and experience:
  • MCIPD or equivalent;
  • Significant experience in a HR role at a senior level in a complex environment, ideally within NHS;
  • Significant experience of providing HR and Resourcing advice at a senior level;
  • Experience of influencing decisions up to and including Board level;
  • Excellent knowledge of UK employment legislation;
  • The ability to create, deliver and sustain a vision for service improvement.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV and availability to


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.

Over the last 17 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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