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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:
- Board & Leadership
- Change & Transformation
- Digital & eCommerce
- Estates & Facilities Management
- Finance & Audit
- Governance, Risk & Compliance
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Marketing & Communications
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Project & Programme Management
- Sales & Business Development
- Specialist & Technical
- Strategy & Business Analysis
- Supply Chain & Logistics
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/
Our client, a leading NHS Foundation Trust, is looking to appoint an interim Director of Finance for a period of up to 6 months. The Trust is entering into a large strategic plan that will redesign clinical services in order to make large cost savings and need support to realise their aspirations.
The role will be responsible for contributing to the strategic leadership, performance management, and commercial development of the organisation. In particular this post will be tasked with ensuring all aspects of financial performance management are met alongside the development of financial systems, policies and procedures. They will also be responsible for productivity improvements, financial governance and leading on the Trusts difficult financial savings plan. The post holder will work collaboratively with executive team colleagues and internal and external stakeholders to deliver the Trust vision operating in accordance with its values. The Finance Director will take the lead for commissioning in the organisation and negotiating contracts with CCG and CSU’s as well as relationship management with Monitor.
Applicants will have previously led a finance department of a foundation trust and will have had number of years working at director level. Demonstrable experience of working in a financially challenged environment with stretching savings targets will also be paramount.
Our client, a leading NHS Acute Trust, is looking to appoint an Interim Risk Manager for a period of 3 months.
The client will consider either full time or part time applications. The successful candidate will be expected to: - review the current risk management policy and circulate for consultation - develop and embed a monthly process for reviewing risk registers at CBU, Quality Board, Executive Management Board and at Quality Committee level - prepare monthly reports for the Finance/ Audit committee and Quality Committee (first report with organisational 16+ risk register for July meetings) - develop terms of reference and set up a Risk Committee which meets monthly (terms of reference within 1 month, first meeting July)
Applicants will have a background in risk within an NHS Acute/ Foundation Trust environment. The client is flexible on days worked but applicants must be able to deliver the above.
Green Park is currently partnering with the Civil Service Resourcing Team, Government Departments and related agencies to deliver a wide-ranging, integrated HR recruitment campaign to identify and attract talented HR professionals to strengthen and build on the capability of the HR profession within Government.
The roles will be ideal for those who seek the kind of corporate leadership and professional stretch that only a career in the Civil Service can offer. The Department has recently completed a very challenging restructuring process as part of the wider transformation of the Health and Care System. A number of change initiatives are being driven forward to create a stronger, better department and key to this change, is the development of a culture of strong leadership and effective people management. Working with the Human Resources Director, the Deputy Director will be part of the Senior Management Team responsible for helping to build the capability and delivering the Department’s People Strategy to develop an effective people management culture.
This presents a challenging opportunity for an experienced HR professional to help build the leadership, capability and people management skills throughout the Department and support the implementation of new organisational structures to create a flexible and responsive organisation. Supported by a team of 50 people, they will provide modern and flexible HR services to the business attract and retain talent and support the Department in preparing for the next spending review.
The individual will hold a professional HR qualification and will have operated successfully in a senior HR role. They will have leadership abilities and proven experience in leading a significant HR function - shaping its direction, strategy, culture, values and goals, including HR business partnering and organisational development and design. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and a proven track record of winning and retaining the trust of peers and top management are also key to this position.
A Private Public Partnership, whose stakeholders are UK Government (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory), and the venture capitalist Porton Capital Technology Fund, Enigma specialises in the development of leading-edge, simple-to-use next generation rapid molecular diagnostic point-of care instruments and assay platforms for decentralised and point-of-care settings.
The primary purpose of this role is to support the development and implementation of an effective supply chain management process within an ambitious, growing business, taking it from research scale to commercial scale.
Our client, a leading NHS Acute Trust, are looking to appoint an Interim Senior Clinical Governance Manager for a short term contract.
This role will be charged with reviewing ward to Board to ward processes for the full range of clinical governance activities and lead a review of the clinical governance structure. They will also be tasked with leading the improvements coming from the Quality Governance Framework self-assessment, the development of a Quality Strategy and the improvements needed following the external Complaints Review. They will also be tasked with setting up and embedding CQC assurance processes as set out in the Board’s recent Quality Committee paper.
Applicants will have demonstrable experience in clinical governance within an NHS arena with a strong preference being given to Acute/ Foundation Trust experience.
Our client, a leading NHS Acute Trust, is looking to appoint an Interim HR professional to work with the current workforce analyst for a period of 3 months in order to offer some senior support and training.
The interim HR Project Consultant will be expected to oversee the production of workforce reports from the ledger and from ESR, contribute to winter workforce planning, receive monitor and action data quality reports as produced by the Information Centre and Department of Health and undertake NMC monitoring in regards to out of date registrations. It appears like many trusts the organisation has a lot of data but has not as yet used it produce useable information. The Trust will also use this interim support to work on senior ad hoc projects alongside the HR and Deputy HR Director.
Applicants will come from a strong HR background within an Acute or Foundation Trust setting, will have strong understanding of HR systems, payroll processes and will have experience of the Electronic Staff Records system. Applicants will be comfortable and experienced in mentoring staff and have the breadth in background to be flexible as needed.
Our client, a leading NHS organisation is in the process of entering into an acquisition and they wish to appoint an interim for the foreseeable future to work alongside the Chief executive in picking up specific pieces of work.
Firstly the Trust will continue to act as a separate organisation until the acquisition and will need immediate help delivering their CIP targets and maintaining clinical quality. Secondly the interim will be tasked with working across the locality to prepare the organisation for the acquisition while contributing to the system wide strategic commitment to integration.
Applicants will have working experience of the NHS community and social care agenda, will have worked through a merger or acquisition and most importantly will have experience of the integration agenda. In addition the ability to be a strategic thinker alongside a practical approach to delivery will be vital to achieving success. Unfortunately applicants that cannot demonstrate the required NHS experience will not be considered.
Our client, a leading NHS Acute Trust is looking to appoint an Interim Deputy Director of surgery to their operations division for a period of 3 months.
Reporting to the Clinical Business Unit Director for Emergency Surgery and Elective Care, this division totals roughly £60 million and the role will play a key role alongside the Matron and clinical director in managing successful operational effectiveness. It appears attention will be particularly needed to develop orthopaedics as well as tighten up the management of general surgery. Applicants will also be tasked with stabilising high risk surgery and trauma, completing job planning and developing the team.
Applicants will have 3-5 years of senior operational experience, preferable in the surgery division and will have tackled budget ownership and pathway change. An open attitude, ability to delegate and a nurturing attitude will be vital for success.
Our client a leading group of care homes are looking to bring in a clinically qualified senior operational manager to provide support across multiple homes.
The Interim Management Assignment
The interim Care Services Manager will be required to test the organisations current proposition and clinical quality and work to steer a number of the homes through CQC and CCG compliance inspections. The interim will also be expected to support the Trusts managers in meeting their objectives, perform within budget while fostering a culture of continuous quality improvement and delivery of the very best care. One of the care homes needs to increase its current patient number and so part of the role will be business development focussed. Work also needs to be done improving relations with the relevant NHS commissioners.
The Interim Manager
A demonstrable experience of negotiating with commissioner and an understanding of the NHS commissioning landscape will be vital to achieving success as will the ability to cast a fresh eye on the homes current practices. Applicants must be hold a current clinical registration with the NMC (or a similar organisation), have over 10 years experience of working in health care and will ideally have managed a care home previously. The successful candidate will ideally understand the CQC policies and procedures while preference will be given to candidates that will consider a long term/ potential permanent contract with the organisation.