Executive Recruitment

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We play a key role in the local health and social care economy as a high performing organisation with an excellent clinical reputation...

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Our Vision & Values

To be the outstanding provider of high quality, integrated care to the communities we serve...

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Chief Strategy Officer Role

Here you can find the details of our first Chief Strategy Officer role...

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Dear Candidate

Thank you for your interest in Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust and this exciting opportunity to join our successful Board as our first Chief Strategy Officer. I hope that you enjoy exploring this site to find out more about our organisation, achievements, values and ambitions.  We are proud to provide community health, primary care and social care services to the population of Wirral and parts of Cheshire and Liverpool.

We are an innovative organisation with strongly embedded values at our heart.  You would be joining a collaborative and high performing Board who are focused on continual improvement.  Our vision is to be the outstanding provider of high quality, integrated care to the communities we serve.  The health and care sector's focus on the prevention agenda and on treating patients closer to their homes puts us firmly at the heart of the system's strategic agenda.  It creates opportunities for us and a need to work ever more closely with our partners and commissioners to integrate services, share systems and best practice and ensure the care we provide is safe, effective and efficient. 

Our new Chief Strategy Officer will lead a broad portfolio of functions as well as successfully contribute as a Corporate Director.  A credible leader both internally and within the system this position will be a central pin to all our activity; creating strategic clarity across all functions of the organisation and aligning our development to the direction of the wider system.  This is a wide-ranging new position with responsibilities including leadership of our long-term strategy and plans for its delivery, maximising the impact of our digital strategy, leading on new business opportunities, contract negotiations, service transformation and business intelligence.

We are excited by our significant opportunity to impact on the transformation of the health and care system on the Wirral and we see this new dynamic role as central to the successful achievement of our potential.  It will suit an individual who understands the complexity of the health and care landscape and its direction of travel.  We will need a genuine system thinker, who will work effectively with our leadership team to both support and challenge colleagues to be the best that they can be.  Creative in seeking out new business opportunities; you will be comfortable in engaging internally and externally with a wide range of stakeholders and fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation and shared purpose. 

If you share our values and are inspired by this unique opportunity to make your mark at the centre of the transformation of health and care services in Wirral then we’d love to hear from you.

To find out more I encourage you to contact Richard Murphy or Emma Pickup at GatenbySanderson on 0113 205 6296 and I look forward to receiving your application.

Karen Howell
Chief Executive