Head of Community Care

Categories: Leadership.

Head of Community Care

37.50 hours per week
Salary St Lukes Band 8a (circa £39K – circa £49K) Exact salary dependant on qualifications and experience

St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth has been caring for people with life limiting conditions for over 30 years and currently cares for over 3,500 people a year. This care is provided at home, at hospital or at the specialist unit based at Turnchapel.

We are looking for a Head of Community Services to lead the ongoing development of community based services provided by St Luke’s Hospice.

The role has both strategic and operational components and will include identifying the specialist palliative care and end of life needs of our local community, responding with the development of services, establishing working links between new developments and existing services and strengthening partnerships across providers of specialist palliative care and end of life care.

We are looking for a senior health or social care professional who holds a masters degree in a relevant subject area and has relevant experience as a senior manager within a health care organisation with a proven track record of developing and delivering successful change and service development initiatives.

St Luke’s is an employer of choice who offers a range of competitive benefits. There is an employer contributory pension OR for exisiting NHS Pension members the ability to continue contributing. Cash back healthcare scheme with Simply Health, employee assistance programme and generous annual leave allowance.

To apply please visit www.stlukes-hospice.org.uk, navigate to ‘jobs’

A Disclosure & Barring Service check will be required for this post.

Closing date: 17th July 2016
Interviews: 29th July 2016