Title: Head of Operations and Quality
Salary: £53,751 - £62,001 per annum depending on experience
Hours/Contract: Full Time, 35 hours per week
Location: South West of England (Devon, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall)
Closing date: 22nd April 2021
Interview dates: TBC
As Head of Operations & Quality, you will work as part of a newly created South West England leadership team at Marie Curie. Reporting to the Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships & Services, you will be accountable for ensuring excellence in clinical practice providing clinical leadership for teams across the South West of England ensuring the delivery of safe, effective, person-centred care and for developing and managing robust governance systems.
You will be accountable for the development, management and delivery of integrated services utilising your strong management skills to lead and empower a diverse range of multi-professional clinical and non-clinical teams across the South West of England.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team focused on improving outcomes for people at end of life, integrating our patient-facing services, developing partnerships with other organisations, and building our approach to community engagement and development so that citizens are at the heart of planning and delivery of services.
Utilising your extensive experience in Health and Social Care and expertise in regulatory compliance you will be a dynamic leader, responsible for ensuring that all services across the South West of England deliver safe, effective, person-centred care and that a robust governance and compliance framework is in place to optimise standards, manage risk and demonstrate excellence in end of life care.
Excellent interpersonal skills will enable you to forge and nurture successful working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders, and to ensure that Marie Curie is an established and respected partner in the provision of End of Life services across the South West of England.
As a confident communicator and negotiator, you will be accountable for the contract management and service reporting of both commissioned and non-commissioned services across the South West of England, ensuring that they achieve optimum performance at all times.
Creativity and vision are key to the role and you will constantly be seeking opportunities to enhance the Marie Curie brand both in the South West of England and beyond.
Please attach a cover letter/supporting statement describing how you meet the criteria, providing an example/s of how you have demonstrated this in your work (200 words max).
As part of the interview process, shortlisted candidates will be required to prepare and deliver a presentation.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Karen Burfitt, Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships and Services on 07824 837325.
What's in it for you:
· Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
· Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
· Season ticket loan
· Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
· Continuous development
· Industry leading training programmes
· Employee Assistance Programme
· Flexible Working
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Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families.
Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Enhanced criminal record check.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.