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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/01/2020.

Associate Director of Finance Strategic Band 8d

Job Reference: 370-ADM8DFIN-668

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Finance Department
£73,936 to £86,687 pa

We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. We provide first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.

Associate Director of Finance - Strategic

Band 8d

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust operates across two hospital sites providing a full range of District General Hospital Services to a population of 320,000. The Trust has a turnover of approximately £260m and an excellent track record of providing quality patient care services, with a CQC rating of GOOD.

With a challenging and exciting financial and transformational agenda ahead of us the Trust is looking for a dynamic and ambitious Associate Director of Finance to join our team.

As a key member of the team reporting to the Deputy Director of Finance and Commercial Development, the post holder is expected to function at a senior level within the Trust’s senior leadership team, proactively leading and providing solutions to the sustainability challenge, in accordance with agreed Trust objectives, targets, quality standards and resource constraints. The post holder will have extensive managerial experience in leading and developing high performing teams, and will possess leadership skills to deal competently with complex issues in ensuring that strategy and policy is implemented and performance managed within the Trust and across the wider strategic footprint.

The post holder will be required to work externally with stakeholders across the Cheshire and Merseyside STP. Within the Trust the post holder will work closely with the Associate Director of Operations and the CBU Leads. The post holder will support the identification, development and implementation of the financial strategy and commercial strategy, supporting commercial development and the tender process ensuring that suitable opportunities are pursued and realised.

The post holder is accountable and responsible for the delivery of Financial Planning, Commercial Development, Contracts and Performance Services, ensuring that services are delivered to a high standard in line with local and national policy.

Diversity matters at our Trust. We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the team. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to our patients. We are committed to equality of opportunity and we promote flexible working opportunities.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

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Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

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