Chief Nursing Officer

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


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    06 November 2018

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    Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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A career defining opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking, innovative and experienced Chief Nursing Officer with a track record of significant achievement within the NHS to join Leeds Teaching Hospitals.  We are a CQC Good rated organisation, with high levels of staff engagement, and excellent clinical outcomes.

As the Chief Nurse of one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, you will be at the forefront of ensuring the delivery of excellent patient care throughout our organisation, making a difference to almost 1.5 million patients annually.

We are seeking a highly visible professional leader, with a track record of systematically ensuring safe, high quality care, and championing the patient experience and voice. You will be effective at Board-level, and an accomplished corporate director with a track record of collaborating with Executive colleagues across the full range of Trust business. An effective and experienced system leader, you will be able to immediately contribute to the Leeds and West Yorkshire systems, and you will possess the potential to develop the national profile that this role offers.

The role is suited to those who thrive working with an ambitious Executive team and are driven to fully utilise their ability to succeed in an environment that fosters innovation and new ways of working.

To succeed in this role you will need to demonstrate your ability to commit to and role model our agreed trust-wide values and behaviours, The Leeds Way, and to apply our continuous improvement methodology, The Leeds Improvement Method.

Closing date5pm Tuesday 6th November
Preliminary interviewsw/c 5th November
Final panel26th November 2018
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

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Contact details
Robin Staveley: 0113 205 6283

John Wilson: 0113 205 6074