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Person Specification


  • Professional Clinical Qualification at Consultant Level
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Post Graduate Degree or Equivalent Management Qualification
  • Knowledge, Understanding and Experience
  • Clinical leadership experience
  • Experience of initiating and/or delivering clinical change
  • Knowledge of NHS structures and experience of working in partnership with other agencies
  • Basic IT skills

People/Personal Leadership

  • Inspirational leader of people across professional boundaries
  • Helps others perform their best
  • Continuously aims for self-development
  • Is effective role model for others

Quality Leadership

  • Demonstrates outstanding patient commitment
  • Demonstrates commitment to quality of care and outcomes
  • Effectively prioritises patient safety
  • Is an effective role model for others

Day to Day Service Leadership

  • Understands drivers of financial problems
  • Uses business planning processes to maintain governance standards
  • Strategic Service Leadership and Relating to Broader Trust Strategy
  • Identifies and prioritises opportunities to improve operational excellence
  • Delivers service specific strategies and objectives
  • Develops and communicates a strategic vision

Collaborative Leadership

  • Acts within the overall interest of the Trust
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with other leaders in the Trust
  • Engages Executive as appropriate
  • Effectively engages with other stakeholders