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Person Specification

  • Medical degree
  • Current and full registration with the General Medical Council
  • Satisfactory Appraisal within the last 12 months (or within the most recent 12 months of work, if currently on a career break)
  • A positive recommendation for revalidation where appropriate
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Extensive experience as a consultant or general practitioner in either a primary or secondary care organisation
  • Experience of driving improvement and ensuring patient safety through clinical governance systems
  • Experience of managing underperformance and the ability to foster effective performance within clinical practice
  • Demonstrate an ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams
  • Ability to anticipate and plan for change
  • Good working knowledge of professional requirements and standards for healthcare professionals including appraisals
  • Evidence and experience of networking with a wide range of stakeholders including the public, external commercial organisations and national strategic bodies
  • Experience of workforce planning for medical workforce
  • Experience in case management and or case investigation
  • Experience and evidence of effective chairing skills, facilitation and conflict resolution ability
  • Experience in the assessment, development and delivery of clinical education
  • Experience and evidence of effective chairing skills, facilitation and conflict resolution ability
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to set clear direction and articulate a compelling vision
  • Knowledge of the national, regional and local policy and priorities for healthcare
  • Good knowledge and understanding of performance management and improvement techniques
  • Knowledge of clinical governance systems, clinical effectiveness, clinical audit and research governance to secure quality and safety
  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • Strategic and operational leadership skills
  • Experience of acting in the capacity of an appraiser, case investigator for the purposes of medical revalidation
  • Evidence and experience of networking with a wide range of stakeholders including the public, external commercial organisations and national strategic bodies
  • A high degree of personal integrity
  • Able to provide evidence of where you have demonstrated the Trust’s Values and Behaviours
  • Commitment to own personal continuing professional development
  • Able to meet the required IT skills for the post
  • Self-motivated and acts on own initiative
  • Demonstrates a highly visible, inclusive and flexible leadership style
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to manage a range of responsibilities at the same time, giving priority to all dimensions of the role appropriately, and meeting necessary deadline