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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/02/2022.

ICB Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)

Job Reference: 105-CW-ICB-099

NHS Coventry & Warwickshire Integrated Care Board
CEO/Board Office
Coventry & Warwickshire
Negotiable dependant on experience

Coventry and Warwickshire has a population of nearly one million that needs your support. Working across a significantly diverse range of patients and communities we are going to improve the way services work together, enabled by the new Health and Care Bill proposed legislative changes, and building upon existing work to developing joint working across healthcare, social care and public health.

The role

This is a unique opportunity for an inspirational and ambitious candidate to join us on our journey to transform services for our communities in Coventry and Warwickshire. You will be an experienced and credible Nursing leader able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of the health, care and local government landscape and an understanding of the social determinants of health.

The post holder

You will have a strong values base with a personal commitment to the values of the NHS Long Term Plan and be able to demonstrate innovative thinking on practices which reduce health inequality, improve patient access, safety and ensure organisations are well led.

You will need to establish and maintain robust relationships with nursing, Allied Health Professional and wider teams within all NHS providers, including colleagues in Primary Care and the independent sector, seeking cross organisational approaches to ensure that there is an inclusive workforce fit for the future.

ICB Context

We will take on statutory form following the implementation of proposed legislation from July 2022 and will comprise an Integrated Care Board (ICB) taking on both Coventry and Warwickshire CCGs’ functions, some parts of NHSE functions, and broader strategic responsibility for setting and delivering healthcare strategies for the system. The ICB will work with an Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) committee formed jointly with Local Authority, and wider, partners. Both build on a record of successful collaboration across a number of areas. Together the ICP and ICB will become the ICS.

Please visit theCoventry and Warwickshire Health and Care Partnership website for further information on the ICB.

This position of Chief Nursing Officer is for the Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care Board. Coventry and Warwickshire CCG will be the host employer of the role until it is transferred to the newly formed ICB on 1st July 2022. (Subject to the passing of legislative proposals regarding changes to the Health and Care Bill).


The role is being advertised by Arden & GEM CSU on behalf of Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care Board (ICB).

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, this important and influential role will attract a highly attractive remuneration package.

Closing Date: 27th February 2022

NHS Coventry and Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group is responsible for planning, organising and buying NHS-funded healthcare for over a million people in the Coventry and Warwickshire areas. The CCG represents all 123 GP practices in our area. We have a governing body answerable to the member practices, led by elected local GPs, other clinicians and lay members supported by senior healthcare managers.

We are passionate about working together with our health and social care partners to ensure services are integrated, seamless and offer a high-quality patient experience. We thrive on building strong relationships patients, communities, partners and providers.

We aim to be a great place to work and have many initiatives in place to support staff. In line with the Equality Act 2010, our organisation has an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Group which meets on a monthly basis and has representation from a wide range of staff groups andsupports a fairer and more diverse workplace for everyone. The CCG has a Wellbeing Warriors group which has recently received Bronze level accreditation for Thrive at work and is working towards Silver accreditation. The Wellbeing warriors focus on physical, mental and emotional health of all staff providing tips, resources and webinars to support and educate staff from senior management to administrators about their wellbeing.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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