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Chief People Officer

Alumni Global
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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NHS England
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Our client are a well performing acute NHS Trust with 3,500 colleagues providing services to communities across North Kent and South East London. The talented and motivated staff are working to build a clinically-led organisation that provides outstanding care which is skilled, trusted and kind, every time. Their values guide their actions, interactions and behaviours and steer the priorities as they collaborate with each other and engage with the 400,000 people who depend on their services.

The Opportunity

They now have a rare opportunity for an ambitious and talented NHS leader to join their Board and build on solid foundations, working in partnership with a well performing executive team. Your role will be pivotal in building a culture that is patient and person-centred, empowers colleagues, and promotes a high performing, open and transparent culture, as well as personal accountability. Your responsibilities include ensuring the delivery of high-quality services throughout the Trust, leading on the implementation of their People Strategy, and aligning these efforts with the overall vision of the organisation and the Trusts improvement journey, ensuring their colleagues have a great experience and feel supported and valued throughout their careers. You will spearhead the development of a culture that promotes inclusivity, equality of opportunity, and social value within the communities. They know that having the right workforce in place with the right skills and talents will enable them to deliver a patient focused service and ambitions in the local health economy, and as CPO you will enable this.

The Person

They are seeking a high performing and inclusive HR and OD expert with senior level NHS experience. They are encouraging applications from current NHS CPOs with experience of operating at executive level alongside aspirant Chief People Officers who have a proven track record in senior leadership roles, with demonstrated achievements in organisational effectiveness, EDI, culture change, and people strategies. Possessing exceptional leadership skills and a strategic mindset, you will be committed to driving organisational development and showcase the knowledge, passion and energy to guide the Trust through the next phase in their development.

This is a great place to realise your potential. If you can demonstrate the integrity, outstanding communication skills to engage with diverse stakeholders with a person centred, strategic and adaptable approach, then please contact Beth Stickney, Principal Researcher on +44 7703 821 996 or ( or Thomas Patterson, Managing Director at Alumni Global who are supporting on this appointment process. 


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