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Chief Nursing Officer and Allied Professions Lead

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
VSM - Competitive
Closing date
17 Mar 2024

Devon Partnership NHS Trust provides a wide range of high quality specialist mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services for the people of Devon, the wider South West region and nationally. Employing over 4,500 staff, with a turnover of £390m a year we serve a population of over 1million and receive around 72,000 referrals a year.

With a CQC rating of ‘Good’, we use our expertise and resources, and through our partnerships, to successfully deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people’s recovery. We are passionate about delivering our vision to be an inclusive society where the importance of mental health and wellbeing is universally understood and valued.

Our Strategy for 2022-2025 was developed with our staff and confirms our strategic aims, underpinned by compassionate leadership and an inclusive, restorative, just and learning culture. We are also working closely with our partners nationally, across the South West and NHS Devon to provide integrated care and improve people’s health and wellbeing

We can now offer a unique opportunity to join our organisation as our new Chief Nursing Officer and Allied Professions Lead.

This role is critical in providing strategic leadership, strengthening our established Executive Team to enable to DPT to consolidate its existing performance and achieve “outstanding”. The post holder will be key in ensuring quality and safety are at the heart of our services across a wide client group. You will ensure that we are responsive in delivering the services that we commission on behalf of NHS England and help us seek out opportunities for improvement in partnership with our service users, their carers and our staff.

Though our partner relationships and collaborative infrastructure, you will play an important role in in the transformation of NHS services in Devon. Working together at system, regional and Peninsula level to create sustainable, new, innovative models of care that address health inequalities and maximise our use of digital and new technology.

Devon also offers the opportunity of a fantastic lifestyle, a beautiful place to live and work. Our communities are active, supportive, and friendly. We also recognise the importance of balancing home and work life for our staff, actively supporting agile working in a variety of ways.

We hope you find this opportunity exciting and interesting, and would welcome a conversation with you. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and applications are encouraged and welcomed from all sections of the community.

Recruitment Timetable:

Applications Close:                           Sunday, 17 March 2024

Shortlisting Interviews:                  tbc

Final Interviews:                               tbc

To find out more about this post, please contact our recruitment partner, Finegreen.

To request a copy of the information pack, or for an exploratory and confidential conversation about the post please contact Joe Joyce and Natasha Parmar on

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