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The UK Healthcare industry is acknowledged as one of the most challenging professional environments, requiring specialist knowledge and skills to navigate complex organisational structures and stakeholder management environments.

In an industry where on the ground knowledge and experience is of paramount importance, our Healthcare Practice brings years of experience delivering interim management and executive recruitment at the very highest levels of the sector. Our Healthcare clients trust our ability to deliver timely, results-focused initiatives, implemented with the very highest standards of customer service. It is of the upmost importance to our organisation to be part of the sector and wider community as it is to be a provider to it.

The team at Green Park has a proven track record of success delivering across a very broad range of Healthcare organisations, including Acute and Foundation Trusts, commissioning organisations, Arms Length Bodies, regulators, the Department of Health, community services and Private Healthcare. Our proven methodologies in the Healthcare space ensure that we provide timely, transparent results, combining flexibility and innovation with accurate and detailed communication and reporting. That robust methodology ensures our customers have a complete and accurate view of the progress of the recruitment initiative.

Green Park’s unique, bespoke candidate assessments ensure we are able to supply executive candidates of the right culture fit to succeed in the particular environment we are supplying them to. This diligent approach to candidate assessment has positioned Green Park as the partner of choice for Health organisations looking to reduce their risk and optimise the benefit of hiring a permanent executive or senior interim manager. We operate across all functions, but over the course of our years in the industry we have developed particular expertise across:

We deliver across all functions, but the majority of executive search mandates and interim management assignments in Health are in the following areas:

Track Record

Interim Deputy Director of Finance
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN14383
Location:
East of England
Salary:
£500 - £600 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client

Our client is a leading CCG which is looking to appoint an interim Deputy Director of Finance for a period of 6 months.

The Interim Assignment

The successful interim Deputy Director of Finance will be responsible for supporting the Chief Finance Officer and the Chief Operating Officer in the development of efficient and effective Commissioning while providing robust financial systems and ensuring budgetary control and reporting processes are in place.

The Interim Deputy Director of Finance will also be responsible for the overseeing the statutory CCG Financial and Management Accounting functions while ensuring that the CCG has the capability, capacity and resources to execute its statutory financial responsibilities. Lastly the successful interim will support the Chief Finance Officer in negotiating, contracting and performance managing, primary, secondary and tertiary care providers, taking a lead role for agreed healthcare providers.

The Interim Deputy Director of Finance

The successful Interim Deputy Director of Finance must be CCAB qualified, will have demonstrable experience in the NHS and will preferably have worked in a commissioning organisation. Applicants will also be able to demonstrate experience of managing a large NHS Finance team and deputising for the FD when necessary.

Public Services Ombudsman
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AB14271
Location:
Wales
Salary:
£140k per annum

As the Public Services Ombudsman, you will investigate complaints made by members of the general public that they have suffered hardship or injustice as a consequence of maladministration or service failure by Welsh public bodies. These bodies include the Welsh Government, local government including community councils, the National Health Service including General Practitioners, registered social landlords and a range of other public bodies. You will champion individuals who have suffered an injustice and work to secure the best possible outcome where injustice has occurred. Through your work you will help to promote high standards in public life and continuous improvement in the standards of public services in Wales. As well as having a strong commitment to upholding the rights of ordinary citizens, you will need excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills. Independence of judgement is also an essential requirement. A demonstrable track record of influencing and negotiating at a senior level is essential. Knowledge of local government and/or the National Health Service would be a distinct advantage. To view this advert in Welsh, please click here: http://www.green-park.co.uk/jobs/view/board-placements-14271-Ombwdsmon-Gwasanaethau-Cyhoeddus-Cymru/

Interim Director of Commissioning
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN14374
Location:
South East
Salary:
£700 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client is a leading group of CCGs which is looking to appoint an interim Director of Commissioning for a period of 4-6 months.

The Interim Assignment
The interim Director of Commissioning will be responsible for holding brief on the commissioning agenda on behalf of the Accountable Officer, providing senior support to the partnership agenda, providing strategic support on the non elective/ urgent care commissioning agenda and providing direct managerial support to the teams. This role will not encompass contracting as the function is currently housed in the CSU but the interim will be expected to provide senior support to the urgent care board, ensure QIPP delivery is on track, improve the commissioning of end of life care, manage the prescribing team and contribute to the development of the 5 year strategy.

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim Director of Commissioning must have held a senior commissioning role within a CCG / PCT and will have demonstrable experience of delivering and developing commissioning strategy. Applicants that cannot demonstrate this experience will unfortunately will not be considered due to the specialist nature of the role.

Interim Programme Lead
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN14304
Location:
South West
Salary:
Competitive day rate

The Client

Our client; a leading CCG, are looking to appoint an interim Programme Lead who will be responsible for the overall delivery of the wider Integration Programme with the Council.

The Interim Manager

This will require a high calibre individual with the ability to negotiate, persuade, influence and think laterally to overcome obstacles and ensure delivery of the programme. The interim Programme Lead will be a strong and self-motivated individual with the flexibility to adapt to meet changing requirements. Applicants who have not worked on the integration agenda will not be considered due to the specific nature of the role.

The Interim Assignment

The interim Programme Lead will work between the two bodies to deliver the care and health integration agenda, working as part of a team with the CCG Executive team but in partnership with the Associate Director Adult Care Operations and the Associate Director Adult Care Commissioning, Safeguarding and Housing.

As part of the role the interim position will also work in partnership with the Acute and Community Health providers while being responsible for the matrix management of project specific resources, some of which may be embedded in partner organisations.

The role will be to deliver complex and sensitive pieces of work to meet the programme objectives within the required timescales and the agreed budget. The financial benefits need to be scoped as part of the program but are expected to be in excess of £30m across the system within 5 years:

  • Develop the overarching programme plan identifying outcomes required, steps to delivery, risks and mitigation, and time scales
  • Deliver the system wide financial savings identified to ensure sustainable services across the health and social care economy
  • Report progress against programme milestones to the Wiltshire Health and Well Being Board
  • Identify the resources need for effective delivery both within the Integration programme and within the 10 partner organisations
  • Ensure a robust communications plan with all stakeholders, including the public.
  • Ensure that clinical and professional leadership is central to the programme
  • Develop creative ways to engage service users and patients in the transformation process
  • Draw on current knowledge and evidence of what interventions will achieve the programme objectives
  • Through delivery of the programme contribute to the improved performance, reputation and profile of the Council and CCG
  • Ensure that the programme achieves a cultural change across the health and social care economy so that planning and delivering appropriately integrated services together becomes the norm.
  • Ensure alignment between the Integration Programme, organisational business plans and the Health and Well Being Strategies.
Interim Finance Director
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
DN14350
Location:
South East
Salary:
Up to £1000 per day
Duration:
Up to 9 months

The Client

Our client, a leading NHS Foundation Trust are looking to appoint an interim director of finance for a period of up to 9 months.

The interim assignment

Alongside the day to day running of the department the interim finance director will be required to upskill the current team, analyse and address the current skill gaps and work to improve their approach to technical functions such as SLR. Most importantly the organisation is going through a period of change with a recently installed board and are facing not just a high CIP target but a challenging year on year deficit.

The Interim Finance Director

Applicants must have served as a Finance Director in a provider organisation with attention being given to interims that have worked in a Foundation Trust. The successful interim finance director will have a demonstrable track record of developing underperforming teams, bringing clam to transitional environments and will have the ability to steer a Trust through a challenging financial environment.

Interim Financial Cash Flow Consultant
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN14367
Location:
East of England
Salary:
£500 per day
Duration:
up to 6 months

The Client
Our client a leading NHS Foundation Trust.

The Interim Assignment
An interim Financial Cash Flow Consultant is required to do a short term review of the cash flow forecasting process.The successful applicant will be required to review the Trust’s current process, make amendments, suggest improvements and therefore determine a new best practice for the Trust. The aim of this is piece is to realise savings through tightening up the efficiency of the function. The interim will then be expected to build a process for monitoring performance and introduce a scheme to roll out training.

The Interim Manager
The successful interim Financial Cash Flow Consultant must have a wealth of experience in driving through efficiencies from the cash flow forecast process within an NHS provider environment. It is important to get quick engagement in a tight time scale from the stakeholder group so a track record in doing a similar interim piece will be essential. Due to the urgency and specialist nature of this role applicants that cannot meet the above criteria will unfortunately not be considered.

Director of Commissioning & Integration
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT14255
Location:
East of England
Salary:
Competitive

Exciting changes are happening to the way that the local NHS health services are commissioned, planned and designed for people in Luton, with the CCG giving the system leadership to drive these forward. We work closely with partners, stakeholders, clinicians, Luton residents, patients, service users and carers, listening and acting on their views in an open and transparent way. We work very closely with Luton Borough Council and have committed to the Luton integration programme ‘Better Together’. The CCG have taken over many of the responsibilities that were previously performed by the primary care trust, NHS Luton. We plan, organise and purchase NHS funded health care for the people of Luton. We are looking to recruit a Director of Commissioning & Integration to join the senior leadership team. This role will lead and manage the CCG’s commission teams to ensure effective delivery of strategies and commissioning plans, as well as the joint plans with the Local Authority. The Director will develop the commissioning strategies and plans and ensure collaborative commissioning represents value for money. We have a demanding QIPP programme and the new Director will be responsible for its successful delivery. It will be critical to find an exceptional leader who can build strong relationships with stakeholders. Experience of leading contract management and negotiation is essential. You will need to demonstrate a track record of developing and delivering QIPP initiatives and be able to evidence experience of working with clinicians in a complex and challenging environment. If you feel that you have the experience that we are looking for and have the passion and desire to lead Luton CCG to future success then please visit our microsite for further details, including how to apply: http://www.green-park-jobs.co.uk/lutonccg If you would like to discuss further, please contact one of our retained executive search consultants below for a confidential discussion: Andrea Bainger or Anna Baines-Holmes on 0207 399 3993.

Interim Assistant Director, Adults and Public Health Integration
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
NL14355
Location:
London
Salary:
Competitive day rate
Duration:
Up to 6 months

The Client
Our client is a large Local Authority in the South East of England. Performance is high and the Authority covers a growing and ageing population of over 1,000,000 people.

The Interim Assignment

As part of the wider integration of Public Health Services into the Local Authority and genuinely joining up health and adult social care, the Director of Public Health is hiring two interim Interim Assistant Directors.

The key to these roles is to integrate, accelerate and modernise services across the area. As we are looking for a variety of expertise, candidates do not necessarily need to have a background in Public Health or be on the register. What is key is to be able to influence the public health and health integration agendas and strengthen joint commissioning arrangements in the region.

Areas of interest are:

• Intelligent Commissioning
• Project and Programme Management
• The Better Care Fund

The Interim Managers

Candidates with a Local Authority background will be:

Experienced at Assistant Director, with a specific focus on delivering change management in adult social care – for example around integrating services with health, delivering the Better Care Fund plan and influencing the Public Health Agenda. It is critical that candidates can at the very least demonstrate up to date working knowledge of the issues around Public Health and the integration agenda and preference will be given to candidates with a background in this area.

Candidates with a health background will be:

Registered Public Health professionals with demonstrable experience of delivering an integrated health agenda in a Local Authority setting. Ideally you may have experience specific to both the Child Health agenda and the Sexual Health agenda.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT14256
Location:
East Europe
Salary:
Competitive

Exciting changes are happening to the way that the local NHS health services are commissioned, planned and designed for people in Luton, with the CCG giving the system leadership to drive these forward. We work closely with partners, stakeholders, clinicians, Luton residents, patients, service users and carers, listening and acting on their views in an open and transparent way. We work very closely with Luton Borough Council and have committed to the Luton integration programme ‘Better Together’. The CCG have taken over many of the responsibilities that were previously performed by the primary care trust, NHS Luton. We plan, organise and purchase NHS funded health care for the people of Luton. We are looking to recruit a Chief Finance Officer to join our senior leadership team. The CFO will provide professional financial leadership and business advice. In partnership with the CCG Board, the CFO will develop the financial strategy, ensure effective systems are in place to manage budgets and put in place an effective performance management framework to monitor, predict and manage risks to financial and non financial performance. You will be a confident leader who will ensure the function is an effective business partner providing strategic advice to the broader organisation. Operating in a challenging financial environment you will need to have experience of working in a complex organisation at or near Board Level. The successful candidate will demonstrate significant communication, negotiation and relationship building skills. Whilst not essential, experience of working with clinicians or an NHS organisation would be highly desirable. If you feel that you have the experience that we are looking for and have the passion and desire to lead Luton CCG to future success then please visit our microsite for further details, including how to apply: http://www.green-park-jobs.co.uk/lutonccg If you would like to discuss further, please contact one of our retained executive search consultants for a confidential discussion: Andrea Bainger or Anna Baines-Holmes on 0207 399 3993.

Interim Emergency Department (ED) Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN14347
Location:
South East
Salary:
£500 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client, a leading Foundation Trust, is looking for an experienced interim to help turn the performance of their Emergency Department (ED) around.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Emergency Department (ED) Manager will be responsible for reviewing all operational processes against local and national targets, rewriting operational policy where needed, reviewing the model of care and completing a workforce review. Most importantly the interim manager will be tasked with improving the operational performance of a failing department as the Trust looks to recovery.

The Interim Manager
The client is looking for a seasoned interim who has a proven track record of supporting Emergency Departments / A&Es within an NHS provider. Applicants will not need a clinical background but will need to be able to engage clinical staff while leading the department through any cultural change. Due to the specific nature of these role, applicants without the above experience will not be considered.

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