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Executive Director of Finance

Posted: 9 Oct 2020 Closes: 7 Nov 2020
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Executives / VSM: Executives / VSM
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Executive Director of Finance

Job Reference: 223-EDF-600

Employer: Department: Finance Location: The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury Salary: Executives / VSM: Executives / VSM
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Please be aware that The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any emails will be sent via the TRAC System (PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNK/SPAM).

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales. We are a values-led organisation of almost 6,000 colleagues with a vision as a Trust that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in.

We are an organisation in Special Measures, working hard to improve our quality of care for our patients and Families. Responding to findings of an extensive long running review of our Maternity Services. Whilst we face challenges, we are addressing these proactively through rapid improvement plans and significant investment including support through an Improvement Alliance with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) and the securing of £312 million for the transformation of our two hospitals through the NHS Future Fit programme.

Following the exciting appointment of our new Chief Executive, Louise Barnett earlier this year, we are seeking an established Executive Director of Finance to join our Board and work collaboratively with our populations, our commissioners, regulators and system partners. Providing strong corporate and strategic leadership; our new Director will drive our culture of innovation and productivity. This appointment is critical to delivery of our improvement plans; ensuring we implement robust financial management systems and processes that promote accountability and are aligned to our clinical priorities.

We are seeking an experienced Executive Director of Finance who will bring visible leadership and energy, belief to the Trust and our health and care system as we progress our transformation journey. A resilient leader with exceptional communication skills and strong political acumen, you will bring a proven track record of financial performance improvement and of engaging and empowering service leads in their accountability for budget control. You will thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment working with a committed Board to rebuild pride in our services with a commitment to quality outcomes and experience for all our staff, patients, and partners.

To find out more please contact our retained recruitment advisors at GatenbySanderson; Emma Pickup or Richard Murphy on 0113 205 6289 and download our information pack including details of how to apply from the GatenbySanderson website.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Emma Pickup - Partner

Email address -

Telephone number - 0113 205 6289

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us. If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you. This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

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If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant's qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.

We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible. In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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