Associate Director of Nursing & Care (All Age Continuing Care)

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care Board

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Job summary

The successful post holder will be responsible for the delivery of the transformation of All Age Continuing Care, in ,line with the ICB review of its current delivery model.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to join one of the largest ICBs in the country and deliver upon established plans to transform how we deliver All Age Continuing Care for the Cheshire and Merseyside population.

The post holder will work closely with our 9 place based teams and wider stakeholders in ensuring that the newly designed All Age Continuing Care model delivers excellence and equity to our population.

The post holder will support oversight and aggregation of ICB performance in delivery of its statutory functions in relation to All Age Continuing Care against National Framework requirements. Providing the requisite assurance to regulatory bodies in line with ICB delegation and delivery.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for providing leadership and specialist advice in respect of commissioned services and service redesign, leading and coordinating partnership work with all stakeholders to ensure that when care is commissioned, it is done in such a way that best meets need, and improves outcomes.

You will review performance, activity, and finance information to understand how the AACC programme is delivering an effective and efficient service that aligns with demographic difference across both corporate and the place based team.

You will develop strategic plans to support the delivery of quality improvement and assurance to support system transformation, providing professional leadership and expertise within the ICS.

A key focus will be to ensure that professional, statutory and regulatory requirements are delivered, and that governance requirements are in place within AACC services to meet these responsibilities. You will be required to interpret overall health service policy and standards and decide how these should be implemented with minimal guidance.

About us

Cheshire and Merseyside ICB is a highly complex organisation serving a population of over 2.5 million people across nine Places (Boroughs including local Authorities), 17 NHS Provider organisations, 51 PCNs plus North West Ambulance service as well as third sector and voluntary organisations. Cheshire and Merseyside (C&M) is the third largest ICS in the country, and in regard to scope of organisations the ICS is double the size of the next largest ICS.

The successful post holder will join an already established senior leadership team and will be supported to develop professionally in line with role requirements.

Date posted

06 February 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 9

Salary

£99,891 to £114,949 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

493-ICB-6005552

Job locations

Lakeside Drive, Warrington

Warrington

WA1 1RW


Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be responsible for providing leadership and specialist advice in respect of commissioned services and service redesign, leading and coordinating partnership work with all stakeholders to ensure that when care is commissioned, it is done in such a way that best meets need, and improves outcomes.

You will review performance, activity, and finance information to understand how the AACC programme is delivering an effective and efficient service that aligns with demographic difference across both corporate and the place based team.

You will develop strategic plans to support the delivery of quality improvement and assurance to support system transformation, providing professional leadership and expertise within the ICS.

A key focus will be to ensure that professional, statutory and regulatory requirements are delivered, and that governance requirements are in place within AACC services to meet these responsibilities. You will be required to interpret overall health service policy and standards and decide how these should be implemented with minimal guidance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be responsible for providing leadership and specialist advice in respect of commissioned services and service redesign, leading and coordinating partnership work with all stakeholders to ensure that when care is commissioned, it is done in such a way that best meets need, and improves outcomes.

You will review performance, activity, and finance information to understand how the AACC programme is delivering an effective and efficient service that aligns with demographic difference across both corporate and the place based team.

You will develop strategic plans to support the delivery of quality improvement and assurance to support system transformation, providing professional leadership and expertise within the ICS.

A key focus will be to ensure that professional, statutory and regulatory requirements are delivered, and that governance requirements are in place within AACC services to meet these responsibilities. You will be required to interpret overall health service policy and standards and decide how these should be implemented with minimal guidance.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive knowledge of specialist area/s, acquired through post graduate study or equivalent experience or training plus further specialist knowledge or experience to doctorate level equivalent.
  • Evidence of post qualifying and continuing professional development.
  • Understanding of the background to and aims of current AACC and generic healthcare policy and appreciate the implications of this on engagement.
  • Demonstrable experience in managing highly sensitive situations with patients, families, or carers and/or with wider advocating agencies.

Desirable

  • Good working knowledge and experience of AACC and Improvement.

Knowledge

Essential

  • Leads with humility.
  • Exceptional communication skills that overcome significant barriers to acceptance and which engender community confidence, strong collaborations, and excellent partnership working.
  • Strong critical thinking and strategic problem solving: the ability to contribute to a joint strategic plan and undertake problem resolution and action.
  • Analytical rigour and numerical competence.
  • Highly sophisticated leadership and influencing skills.
  • Ability to promote compassionate working practices and cultures that encourage and enable individuals and teams to thrive at organisation, partnership, and system levels.
  • Resilience and stamina, and the ability to work at pace and deliver in a demanding and high-profile role.
  • In-depth understanding of the NHS, social care, and local authority 'landscape' and interdependencies.
  • Appreciation of evidence and thinking relating to practices which reduce health inequality, improve patient services.
  • Highly developed communication skills with the ability to communicate on highly complex matters and highly sensitive or contentious situations.
  • Ability to provide and receive, convey, and present highly complex, highly sensitive and/or highly contentious information to large groups, responding openly to questions to ensure full understanding and engagement.
  • Ability to communicate with clinical, academic and all levels of staff.
  • Extensive successful experience in a demanding role or equivalent managerial role at a senior level within a complex organisation.
  • Ability to promote compassionate working practices and cultures that encourage and enable individuals and teams to thrive at organisation, partnership, and system levels.
  • Experience of working at board level.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to doctorate or substantial equivalent level of experience of working at a senior level in specialist area.
  • Evidence of sustained personal and professional development.
  • Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or Registered Health Professional with the Health Professions Council.
  • Postgraduate leadership and/or management qualification.
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive knowledge of specialist area/s, acquired through post graduate study or equivalent experience or training plus further specialist knowledge or experience to doctorate level equivalent.
  • Evidence of post qualifying and continuing professional development.
  • Understanding of the background to and aims of current AACC and generic healthcare policy and appreciate the implications of this on engagement.
  • Demonstrable experience in managing highly sensitive situations with patients, families, or carers and/or with wider advocating agencies.

Desirable

  • Good working knowledge and experience of AACC and Improvement.

Knowledge

Essential

  • Leads with humility.
  • Exceptional communication skills that overcome significant barriers to acceptance and which engender community confidence, strong collaborations, and excellent partnership working.
  • Strong critical thinking and strategic problem solving: the ability to contribute to a joint strategic plan and undertake problem resolution and action.
  • Analytical rigour and numerical competence.
  • Highly sophisticated leadership and influencing skills.
  • Ability to promote compassionate working practices and cultures that encourage and enable individuals and teams to thrive at organisation, partnership, and system levels.
  • Resilience and stamina, and the ability to work at pace and deliver in a demanding and high-profile role.
  • In-depth understanding of the NHS, social care, and local authority 'landscape' and interdependencies.
  • Appreciation of evidence and thinking relating to practices which reduce health inequality, improve patient services.
  • Highly developed communication skills with the ability to communicate on highly complex matters and highly sensitive or contentious situations.
  • Ability to provide and receive, convey, and present highly complex, highly sensitive and/or highly contentious information to large groups, responding openly to questions to ensure full understanding and engagement.
  • Ability to communicate with clinical, academic and all levels of staff.
  • Extensive successful experience in a demanding role or equivalent managerial role at a senior level within a complex organisation.
  • Ability to promote compassionate working practices and cultures that encourage and enable individuals and teams to thrive at organisation, partnership, and system levels.
  • Experience of working at board level.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to doctorate or substantial equivalent level of experience of working at a senior level in specialist area.
  • Evidence of sustained personal and professional development.
  • Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or Registered Health Professional with the Health Professions Council.
  • Postgraduate leadership and/or management qualification.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care Board

Address

Lakeside Drive, Warrington

Warrington

WA1 1RW


Employer's website

https://www.cheshireandmerseysidepartnership.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care Board

Address

Lakeside Drive, Warrington

Warrington

WA1 1RW


Employer's website

https://www.cheshireandmerseysidepartnership.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Deputy Director of Nursing & Care

Kerry Lloyd

kerry.lloyd@cheshireandmerseyside.nhs.uk

Date posted

06 February 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 9

Salary

£99,891 to £114,949 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

493-ICB-6005552

Job locations

Lakeside Drive, Warrington

Warrington

WA1 1RW


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