Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (CHFT) is looking for a compassionate and strategic leader to join their Board as Medical Director. Candidates will already be a senior NHS leader with an excellent track record of delivering innovative quality of care to patients and will also be a champion of the workforce delivering that care.
CHFT is an integrated Trust of 6,500+ colleagues providing hospital and community services to patients and communities across Calderdale and Kirklees. They are rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission, are a top performing Trust for Emergency and Cancer Care and widely acknowledged as a national digital lead when it comes to caring for people across their local and regional systems. Their Elective Care Recovery Programme, as well as their work with the GIRFT Elective Care Hub has been celebrated nationally and is an outstanding example of the power of clinical engagement and leadership.
About the role
Their people are at the core of everything they do, hence their commitment to One Culture of Care. Their focus is to care for and support each other to provide outstanding compassionate care to their patients. That is why they are looking for an inclusive collaborative, creative, innovative and compassionate leader to join us in this role.
You will be joining an ambitious Board and successful Executive team. As Medical Director you will play a significant role in the reconfiguration of their services designed to enhance patient experience, as well as provide a positive environment for colleagues. In addition to their brand new, purpose-built Emergency Department on their Huddersfield hospital site with the very latest digital and clinical technology, they are planning to expand their services at their Halifax site to further improve the services they offer to the communities they serve, including their community based services in Calderdale.
The Medical Director will work nationally, regionally and locally to further advance their work on Health Inequalities and will be a determined and focused champion for the quality of care they provide across all their services. You will join a Board that is fully committed to improving health outcomes in their communities and who sees the health and wellbeing of its workforce as vital to the delivery of compassionate care to their patients.
For a discussion about the role please contact their Chief Executive, Brendan Brown via email at Brendan.Brown@cht.nhs.uk and by telephone on 01484 355999.
The deadline for applications is 18 February 2024.
Selection for the role is scheduled for 11 and 12 March 2024.