Director of Performance

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Surrey and Berkshire

  • Location

    Surrey and Berkshire

  • Job type


  • Sector


  • Salary/Remuneration

    Competitive Salary

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    20 September 2021

  • Client

    Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Ref: GSe78281

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) has an outstanding reputation and a proud record of achievement.  As a well performing, well led and ambitious Foundation Trust, we have exciting times ahead of us.  We have an ongoing commitment to improving the health and care services for the 900,000 people we serve across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.  We are proud of the strong links we have with our communities, our engaged and caring workforce (comprising over 8,500 people) and our reputation for delivering effective, safe care.  Certainly, this is a time to reflect and recognise our many outstanding achievements.  But it is also the time to look to the future. 

We are proud of the ambitions laid out in our strategy, Our Future FHFT, including our vision to be a leader in health & wellbeing, delivering excellence for our communities.  We are excited to be undertaking significant programmes of investment, including the construction of a brand new £98m state of the art elective hospital to replace the existing hospital facility at Heatherwood  and the £130M implementation of Epic - our new Electronic Patient Record.We have also made significant investment in our quality improvement and widerdigital programmes to support our vision and ensure that we achieve our aim of providing the highest quality healthcare to our patients. 

The role of Director of Performance is a crucial one for the Trust, supporting our Chief Operating Officer across the planned care portfolio and providing leadership of Trust operational delivery in partnership with triumvirate teams and executives. Leading on delivery of the Trust's core performance and quality standards relating to cancer, diagnostics and elective care, they are also responsible for COVID recovery across these areas and the development and delivery of our annual plan. The role works in partnership with a variety of stakeholders internally and externally and will lead on key strategic changes to our care model care both internally and as part of the Frimley ICS and beyond.

With extensive experience of leadership and senior management experience in a complex acute care provider, the successful candidate will have a proven track record in leading and managing substantial service change and redesign with experience of performance management improvement. We’re looking for someone who is thorough yet adaptable, committed to high standards and an active team player, politically astute and able to communicate at all levels, but most importantly someone who shares our values.

For more information click on the button below or contact Richard Murphy or Melanie Shearer on 07393 013 067 at GatenbySanderson.

Recruitment Timetable

Closing date
Monday 20th September 2021

Preliminary interviews
Wednesday 29th September 2021

Stakeholder Assessment & Final Panel Interviews
11th October 2021

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, completed fit and proper person form, 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.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.


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