Director of Patient Care

Categories: Leadership.

EllenorLions Hospices

Director of Patient Care

Salary circa £55,000 (negotiable dependent on relevant experience)

 

We are looking for a highly motivated person with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, who has strategic vision and proven leadership experience. The successful candidate will have experience at senior level of managing a range of health and social care services for patients and families, and evidence of the ability to initiate and manage change effectively.

We are looking for a highly motivated person with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, who has strategic vision and proven leadership experience. The successful candidate will have experience at senior level of managing a range of health and social care services for patients and families, and evidence of the ability to initiate and manage change effectively.

EllenorLions Hospices are the provider of all-encompassing hospice care for both adults and children living in West Kent and Bexley. Our services include adult Inpatient and Day Therapy at the Hospice in Northfleet, and 24 hour Hospice at Home for all ages. Our strategic aims recognise our role in leading the development of services to the wider community at the end of life, and we see an increasing role in education and training and as a coordinator for providing the best possible palliative care to more people and families.

This is a challenging and exciting time to be involved in hospice care, and there are many opportunities ahead in delivering our vision. We are seeking a credible, inspirational and innovative individual who can lead the delivery of our care strategy, motivating our staff and volunteers, and promoting a partnership approach with external colleagues.

This post is subject to Enhanced CRB clearance. Support with professional development will be provided. An employer contributory pension scheme is available, and NHS Pension Scheme members can transfer in their pension.

For informal enquiries please contact the current Director of Patient Care, (and Chief Executive designate), Claire Cardy, on 01322 221315.

To request an application pack, please contact the HR Department by ringing the Dartford reception as above or emailing hr@ellenorlions.org

Applications will be via CV and covering letter. For further information please visit the “Join Us” page on the websitewww.ellenorlions.org

Closing date: 20th January 2014.

Interviews will take place on 29th January with a second interview on 31 January 2014.