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Chief Executive Officer

Job Reference: 313-A-19-67100-DS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Very Senior Manager

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is looking to recruit an exceptional Chief Executive

The Trust

LPT is undertaking a process of transformational change to create fully integrated high quality services meeting both the physical and mental health care needs of the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR). LPT will be working with system partners to implement the NHS long term plan and move towards an Integrated Care System by 2021.

The Trust is rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by the Care Quality Commission, but has an ambitious transformation programme of cultural, estates, IT, service redesign and quality improvement in order to achieve a ‘Good’ rating and then move up to ‘Outstanding’.

LPT has a turnover of £270million, has consistently achieved its financial control total surplus and is building financial sustainability for the future.

Our 2018/19 staff survey results are in line with the national average for comparator trusts and have shown significant improvement across all aspects in the last year. LPT is a teaching trust with strong links to the University of Leicester and De Montfort University.

The Leader

We are looking for an exceptional leader, with a clear focus on patient centred services, to continue the process of transformation, integration and quality improvement.

You will have a track record of delivery at board level within a large and complex NHS provider organisation. This will have been achieved through a values-based, inclusive approach to staff, which focuses on a just and fair culture with equal opportunity for learning and development.

You will have the commitment and passion for developing and improving services with patients and stakeholders. Where there is a case for change you will need to be able to demonstrate this in a compelling way to the workforce and external stakeholders.

This role offers a competitive reward package and presents a real opportunity to make a difference to how major services are delivered to a sizeable population.

Further information can be found in the attached job description, and you can apply through NHS Jobs. You are also welcome to arrange to speak to the Trust’s Chair Cathy Ellis about the role. Please contact Sonja Whelan or Gill Eagles on 0116-295-0911 to arrange this.

The closing date for this role is 24th March with the interview date will be the 10th April 2019.

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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.

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