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Chief Executive

University Hospitals North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

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Acute Trust
Job Type
Executive, Chief Executive

University Hospitals North Midlands NHS Trust

Chief Executive




Extraordinary Leadership Opportunity in Healthcare

Are you an authentic, visible and compassionate leader ready to drive positive transformation, developing healthcare services for generations to come?

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) invites applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead one of the largest and most dynamic NHS trusts in England.  To meet the brief, you will need to be an inspiring values-based leader with significant executive leadership experience drawn from the NHS or wider health and social care sector. People focused, resilient and passionate about innovation and partnership working, you will support our successful journey of improvement and be driven by making a positive difference for our patients and our workforce. We are seeking someone who will champion our ambition as an inclusive employer to deliver the highest quality, safe services for the people we serve. 

You will thrive on building partnerships internally and across our Integrated Care System, inspire our dedicated colleagues and collaborate with our patients, partners, regulators and the wider diverse populations that we serve.  This is an exceptional opportunity to make your mark and lead a dynamic and supportive trust.

If you are an experienced leader seeking the opportunity to play a pivotal role in shaping our organisation, lead and work with a dedicated team of healthcare professionals, shape strategic initiatives, and contribute to the overall health and well-being of our very diverse communities who live within the Staffordshire and Stoke- on-Trent Integrated Care System, we would like to hear from you.

About the Trust

UHNM has an annual income of c£1.1b and has over 12,300 dedicated employees operating across two busy acute sites at Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital at Stafford. We provide ‘outstanding’ care through a wide range of acute services to our one million local population in Staffordshire.  We also provide a significant number of specialist services such as Major Trauma , for a much wider population of three million people stretching from Anglesey to the Peak District.

Our services represent more than half of the Staffordshire health and social care economy and we are working collaboratively with our partners, commissioners and our public to integrate services, deliver more of these closer to home and create a sustainable model for the future. Our 2025 Vision sets out a clear aim to become one of the top university teaching hospitals in the UK and establish a world-class reputation. 

How to Apply

To learn more about us and this process click on the Apply button. For a confidential discussion, contact Helen Barkham: 07921 308766, Emma Pickup: 07590 225 470 or Julia St Clare: 07807 631564 from our recruitment partners at GatenbySanderson.

Closing Date: 9am 19 February

Final panel: Tuesday 26 March

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